Energy (page 9)

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    Once people get an idea of how much a ‘carbon tax’ will cost, they oppose it

    It is easy to tell a pollster you favor something when its costs and benefits are both hypothetical. It's a different thing altogether when the benefits are still speculative, while costs are more immediate.
    Jon Sanders, August 16, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online about the state budget impasse’s impact on preparations for a new public high school financial literacy course. John Hood’s Daily Journal questions renewable energy advocates’ unrealistic demands from Duke Energy.
    Mitch Kokai, August 12, 2019
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    CJ Reports: Is Cooper’s revenue department rejecting legitimate tax credits?

    This week, Carolina Journal’s Don Carrington reported on the potential denial of as much as $500 million in renewable energy tax credits to investors. Carrington reports: For two decades, the state has encouraged investments by individuals and businesses in renewable energy partnerships. The most recent version of the incentive gave…
    Brenee Goforth, August 8, 2019
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    Good for thee, not for me: Gas-guzzling D.C. edition

    Todd Shepherd of the Washington Free Beacon highlights a questionable decision from the District of Columbia’s government. The District of Columbia municipal government is exploring an environmentalist lawsuit against oil providers despite buying more than 1 million gallons of gasoline in 2018. A Washington Free Beacon analysis of…
    Mitch Kokai, July 30, 2019
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    Oil exports and energy independence

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online attempts to clear up some myths about American energy supplies. Is the United States really energy independent? Is Iran? As the two nations inch toward confrontation, the complexity of those questions is worth considering. Iran, like many petro-powers, had long maintained a…
    Mitch Kokai, July 25, 2019
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    CJ Reports: Intervention from governor’s adviser led to ACP document recall

    This week, Carolina Journal’s Don Carrington reported on the approval process for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) so far. The story is proving to be more complex than many first believed. Carrington reports: Jan. 13, 2018. Duke Energy lobbyist Kathy Hawkins asked Ken Eudy, Gov. Roy Cooper’s senior adviser, to…
    Brenee Goforth, July 22, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online on the role of politics in N.C. permits for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how official statistics understate economic growth.
    Mitch Kokai, July 22, 2019
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    JLF’s Don van der Vaart on WBT’s Pat McCrory Show with Bo Thompson

    JLF’s Don van der Vaart appeared on the Pat McCrory Show on WBT Radio. Dr. van der Vaart went on the show to speak with the former governor about the Carolina Journal exclusive story on the Cooper family’s solar farm property. The story reports Gov. Roy Cooper and his…
    Brenee Goforth, July 13, 2019