Environment (page 110)

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    JunkScience.com founder explains his N.C. Medical Board complaint involving EPA air pollution tests on people

    If the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has deemed a particular air pollutant to be so dangerous that any exposure to that pollutant could cause death within hours, why did the EPA conduct tests on more than 40 people in North Carolina involving exposure to high levels of that pollutant? Steve…
    Mitch Kokai, July 16, 2012
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    Invasive species of the moment: Bradford pears

    And a lot of other plants. The Greensboro News & Record explains: Bradford pear is a great example of how non-native plants can become a problem. It’s pretty, it grows fast, it doesn’t attract pests — the kind of plant that nursery owners and home­owners love. Those characteristics…
    Michael Lowrey, July 16, 2012
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    Murdock notes the latest EPA silliness

    The Supreme Court recently taught us that the federal government can tax us for not buying private health insurance. Now Deroy Murdock tells us the Environmental Protection Agency wants to tax — er, penalize — oil refiners for failing to use a product that doesn’t exist.
    Mitch Kokai, July 13, 2012
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Some North Carolina voters will head to the polls July 17 to cast ballots in primary runoff elections. John Hood discusses key runoff races, and the likely impact of low voter turnout, during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Michael Sanera will discuss key transportation issues for…
    Mitch Kokai, July 6, 2012
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    This week’s Carolina Journal Online Friday interview features a conversation with Cato Institute scholar Patrick Michaels about global warming news that is invariably “worse than we thought.” John Hood’s Daily Journal discusses the changing course for the ship of state.
    Mitch Kokai, July 6, 2012
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    Re: NEA Environmental Education (Stoops)

    First I want to say that, with regards to Terry’s last line I think he is lying. He is not wondering anything of the sort. He knows that these folks will not entertain points of view that are inconsistent with their left wing environmentalist agenda. Now to my more substantive…
    Roy Cordato, July 3, 2012
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    NEA environmental education resolution

    Here is another interesting item from the 2012 Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly of the National Education Association (NEA): B-49. ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION The National Education Association believes that the environment must be protected. The Association urges the establishment and maintenance of federal wilderness areas, recreational areas, refuge areas,…
    Terry Stoops, July 3, 2012
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    Invasive species of the moment: Cogongrass

    Which is considered a more serious threat than cogongrass. It grow in dense clumps that choke out other plants, spreads rapidly, has sharp leaves so that livestock can’t it eat, and it’s a fire hazard. First sighted in the state recently in Pender County; the state had a crew on…
    Michael Lowrey, June 27, 2012