Energy

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online on a new committee investigating a controversial state fund tied to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Jon Sanders’ Daily Journal asks whether North Carolina’s attorney general is participating in a dubious environmental scheme identified recently in the Wall Street Journal.
    Mitch Kokai, November 9, 2018
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    Democrats and carbon taxes

    Rep. Steve Scalise and Grover Norquist share with Washington Examiner readers concerns about Democrats’ future tax plans. Thanks to Republican reforms like the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Americans across this country are keeping more of their hard-earned dollars and business is booming. Just this month, America was…
    Mitch Kokai, November 6, 2018
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    Cooper’s $58 million pipeline agreement under the microscope

    JLF Senior Fellow Joe Coletti previews an upcoming legislative committee meeting that will begin looking at questions raised by an agreement between Gov. Roy Cooper and companies building the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. At issue is the $58 million Memorandum of Understanding announced by Cooper hours after the Department of…
    Donna Martinez, November 2, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the appointment of Dr. William Roper to serve as interim president of the UNC system. Joseph Coletti’s Daily Journal focuses on the investigation into a $58 million fund tied to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
    Mitch Kokai, November 2, 2018
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    The rest of the story on an oft-repeated statistic

    North Carolina is "second in solar" despite no obvious geographical distinctions from the other U.S. states that could explain it. Here is the story of an unsustainable energy source.
    Jon Sanders, October 23, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Cynthia Yeldell Anderson reports for Carolina Journal Online on the N.C. House District 16 race. John Hood’s Daily Journal highlights the debate over paying for upgrades to North Carolina’s power grid.
    Mitch Kokai, October 22, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that none of the $57.8 million in “mitigation” money tied to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline has been paid yet to North Carolina. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why North Carolina should continue to pursue conservative reforms.
    Mitch Kokai, October 8, 2018
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    Harvard studies: Wind power needs so much land, it’ll cause warming

    Two new research papers from Harvard University scientists find that wind power contributes to global warming. But think of how better things will be in a thousand years.
    Jon Sanders, October 5, 2018