Environment

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    Targeting Obama’s ‘Waters of the U.S.’ rule

    John Siciliano of the Washington Examiner reports on the campaign to kill the Obama administration’s controversial “Waters of the United States” rule. The rule expanded the EPA’s jurisdiction over waterways to include ditches and watering holes, making a wider range of stakeholders, from farmers to natural gas drillers,…
    Mitch Kokai, July 26, 2017
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    Climate alarmists oppose summer fun

    Julie Kelly parses the latest pronouncements from the prophets of climate doom in a National Review Online column. The Merchants of Misery — a.k.a., climate scientists — are working overtime to shame you about all the pleasures you’re enjoying this summer and how your selfish indulgences will cause…
    Mitch Kokai, July 25, 2017
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    Pink slips at the EPA?

    Bill McMorris of the Washington Free Beacon reports good news for anyone concerned about regulatory overreach from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Environmental Protection Agency has sent out more than 1,000 buy-out notices to its employees as Congress debates a $528 million budget cut, according to a…
    Mitch Kokai, July 19, 2017
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    Climate alarmist threatens legal action against interlocutors

    Robert Bryce explains at National Review Online the latest legal developments in the dispute over climate change. Mark Jacobson, the Stanford engineering professor who became the darling of the green Left by repeatedly claiming the U.S. economy can run solely on renewable energy, has threatened to take legal…
    Mitch Kokai, July 19, 2017
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    A surefire hit … or not … in the video gaming world

    Elizabeth Harrington of the Washington Free Beacon devotes her latest article to government tax dollars wasted on a video game pushing left-of-center policy goals. The National Institutes of Health is spending over $200,000 on a video game about clean water. The computer game will help children “right the…
    Mitch Kokai, July 18, 2017
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    Return of the Goracle

    Julie Kelly explains at National Review Online how former Vice President Al Gore is recycling his doom-and-gloom message. The former vice president and Nobel Peace Prize winner is back in the public eye whether you like it or not. Since Trump’s announcement last month that the U.S. would…
    Mitch Kokai, July 18, 2017
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    Blowback from Gore’s bloviation

    Rick Moran reports at PJMedia.com that former Vice President Al Gore’s overheated rhetoric has placed him in hot water with some activists. Al Gore was in Australia Thursday promoting his new video, “An Inconvenient Sequel,” the follow-up to Gore’s 2006 “An Inconvenient Truth.” While speaking to attendees of…
    Mitch Kokai, July 17, 2017
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    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.
    Jon Sanders, July 12, 2017