Environment (page 5)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency confirms that controversial GenX is used in solar panel components. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why North Carolina is unlikely to retreat from its support of school choice.
    Mitch Kokai, August 27, 2018
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    National Review editors welcome demise of Clean Power Plan

    Editors at National Review Online explain why they’re happy to see the pending departure of the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan is headed for the crematorium. Good riddance. CPP was the textbook example of the Obama administration’s attempt to supplant Congress by interpreting the administrative…
    Mitch Kokai, August 24, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Amid all the talk about Russian collusion, few people have paid much attention to possible links between the Russian government and environmental groups trying to influence American energy policy. Donald van der Vaart explains in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio why he wrote a recent…
    Mitch Kokai, August 24, 2018
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    Van der Vaart for The Hill: To protect the environment, Trump should investigate Russian collusion

    John Locke Foundation senior fellow, Don van Der Vaart, was featured in The Hill writing that Trump should investigate Russian meddling in U.S. energy policy. Just this year, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology released a majority report that confirmed Russia used social media platforms to oppose…
    Anna Manning, August 16, 2018
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    Daily Journal: De-strawed customers are ‘distrawght’

    Julie Havlak writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal that biodegradable replacements for plastic straws are not cheap, nor are they always perfect. After a video of scientists pulling a bloody straw from a sea turtle’s nose went viral, plastic straws, once a ubiquitous staple, became deplorable outcasts. In North…
    Anna Manning, August 14, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Will Rierson reports for Carolina Journal Online on five former N.C. governors from both major parties uniting to oppose two proposed state constitutional amendments. Julie Havlak’s Daily Journal highlights reaction to restaurants that have joined the movement to ban plastic straws.
    Mitch Kokai, August 14, 2018
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    Trump’s fuel-economy changes will have insignificant climate impact

    Marlo Lewis of the Competitive Enterprise Institute takes aim at recent criticism of the Trump administration’s proposed changes in federal auto fuel-efficiency standards. In a recent article in Energy and Environment News, several prominent climate scientists bash the Trump administration’s proposed rollback of the Obama administration’s Corporate Average…
    Mitch Kokai, August 13, 2018
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    NYT botches global warming coverage

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller reports on criticism of the New York Times‘ latest reports linked to global warming. The New York Times published an article claiming unequivocally that “global greening” from carbon dioxide emissions would be “terrible” in the long run. Times reporter Carl Zimmer wrote…
    Mitch Kokai, August 7, 2018