Director of Regulatory Studies
Posts by Jon Sanders (page 8)
The solar lobby wants to squelch any and all talk of costs. Why?
There is absolutely no excuse for NC State University, a seat of higher learning, to oppose educational efforts, silence its own researchers, and fight giving people complete information.
, July 25, 2017
Reclamation bonding for solar facilities: good enough for the US, but not NC?
Requiring reclamation bonding for solar facilities to avoid foreseeable environmental damage to farmland would be prudent. So why is it good enough for federal lands, but not for North Carolina farmland?
, July 24, 2017
August session could bring NC a stronger red-tape reduction effort
If the General Assembly takes up a reform of the state's sunset with periodic review that passed both chambers, it would bring more scrutiny of agency rules over time.
, July 20, 2017
Connecticut makes it seven
In 2015, the BLS found only eight instances of the de-licensing of occupations over the past 40 years. Since 2016, there have been now seven more.
, July 14, 2017
Sanders appearance on Sky News discussing G20 and the U.S. pulling out of the Paris accord
Transcript from Jon Sanders' July 8 discussion on Sky News with presenter Kimberley Leonard and fellow guest Keith Stewart of Greenpeace.
, July 12, 2017
Battery storage is quite limited and has many, many other uses than collecting renewable energy
Solar and wind energy need battery storage to "be" dispatchable like nuclear, coal, and gas. Advocates act as if that can happen in the next few years. It can't. It's not even remotely possible.
, July 12, 2017
‘Western Civilization is history making the case for liberty’
The best ideals of the West produced the United States of America, and because of this America is, as Lincoln and Reagan both noted, "the last, best hope" of man on Earth.
, July 7, 2017
Trump deregulation efforts joined by Congress
Cuts proposed by the U.S. House Appropriations Committee would "amount to a year's worth of regulations under the Obama administration."
, July 6, 2017