The Washington Free Beacon 3/28/2013
After bankruptcy, a buyout by a Chinese firm, and more than a hundred million dollars in taxpayer money, the lithium-ion battery maker A123 Systems, Inc., is getting a new name: B456 Systems, Inc.
A123, which produces batteries used in electric cars, has changed its name to B456, the company announced [...]
Joel Gehrke The Washington Examiner 3/25/2013
President Obama’s Energy secretary nominee regards a carbon tax as one of the simplest ways to move the energy industry towards clean technologies, though he notes that government would have to come up with a plan to mitigate the burden this tax places on poor people, who would pay [...]
Panther-case scofflaw merits no cabinet post.
Quin Hillyer The American Spectator 3/12/2013
If President Obama thinks he can get away with appointing an obvious prevaricator to be Secretary of Labor – and a radical, race-baiting one at that – he has lost all touch with reality. Even a group as confused and fractious as the [...]
Terence P. Jeffrey CNS News 3/11/2013
The New York Times published an editorial on Sunday calling on President Barack Obama to prohibit construction of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would bring oil to the United States from Canada–but not to protect a fragile landscape in Nebraska or anywhere else in the United States.
Joe Schoffstall CNS News 3/4/2013
President Barack Obama today nominated Gina McCarthy, who has vowed “not to sit around and wait for congressional action” when issuing environmental regulations, to replace Lisa Jackson as Environmental Protection Agency administrator.
McCarthy currently heads the Environmental Protection Agency’s air and radiation office.
On May 1, 2010, in the keynote [...]
Matt Cover CNS News 2/15/2013
Representative Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) said the Obama administration should regulate oil refineries, household appliances, and even renegotiate climate treaties if Congress does not pass legislation dealing with global warming.
“The president will be taking action by executive order through his administration,” Waxman said at a press conference on Friday unveiling [...]