On January 4 the Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources issued a letter of disapproval for the erosion and sediment control plan for the northern portion of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline route. As per his usual, Gov. Cooper said nothing.
EPA's move to repeal the CPP would avert staggering costs on the economy, on business and industry, and on poor ratepayers. Meanwhile, all century long energy-based emissions have been falling in the U.S. and North Carolina.
This great news. It also removes any justification to kill off entire industries, throw thousands of people out of work, and hide the enormous costs to people to make a symbolic stand against energy emissions.
Arguing against subsidies for traditional energy sources and for more subsidies for renewable energy sources is just another example of arguing "That cronyism is bad because it can't go to this cronyism." How about no cronyism at all?