Monthly Archives: March 2012

The EPA Deems There Will Be No More Coal

This week the EPA proposed a new rule which would limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants that generate electricity. The effect of this rule will be that no coal fired power plants will be built in the United States because the techn... Read more

Another EPA Smackdown by the Courts

The EPA is not off to a good start in 2012. Resourceful Earth reported last week that the Supreme Court ruled against EPA in the Sackett v.s. EPA case where the EPA seemed to think it had the authority to scare American citizens into submissi... Read more

Obama Asks States to Expediate Portion of KeystoneXL Pipeline

President Obama’s energy policy seems to be similar to a blind man stumbling around in a very dark room: he’s lost and desperately looking for a way out: The upcoming memos, to be announced formally during a visit to Oklahoma, are... Read more

A Victory for Property Rights: Supreme Court Rules Against EPA in Sackett Case

Resourceful Earth posted a heart-wrenching video recently summarizing a case heard by the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) in which two landowners were pitted against the EPA. The case is somewhat complex but it deals with whether or not it is legal fo... Read more

More Regulatory Extremism at the EPA

Yet another prime example of why power and responsibilities at the EPA need to be severely curtailed: “EPA’s 22-year battle with cranberry farmer ends, but questions and anger linger.” Though a subscription is required to re... Read more