Sierra Club Caught in Anti-Coal Fakery

A petition to close down a coal plant from the green group listed some supporters who say they hadn’t signed on.

Jillian Kay Melchior National Review 5/6/2015

A leading national watchdog group monitoring nonprofits has put the Sierra Club on its watch list after reports that three western North Carolina businesses accused the green group […]

Obama To States: Shut Down Coal Plants Or Else

Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller 2/3/2015

The Obama administration is taking a page from their health care playbook and setting aside billions of dollars to encourage states to shut down coal-fired power plants and implement policies to fight global warming.

President Obama’s 2016 budget proposal includes $4 billion in payments to “support states exceeding the […]

White House Quietly Releases Plans For 3,415 Regulations Ahead Of Thanksgiving Holiday

Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller 11/24/2014

…the most fought-over rules to be finalized by the EPA next year will be its redefining of the “Waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act. The EPA will issue its redefinition next year, according to the agenda.

Federal lawmakers from both parties, along with companies from […]

Senator: Emails Reveal EPA, Green Group in ‘Beyond Cozy’ Relationship

Kelsey Harkness The Daily Signal 10/14/2014

Republican lawmakers say the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency enjoys a “beyond cozy” relationship with a liberal environmental action group that seeks to reshape national energy policies in a way that would hurt American businesses and families.

Sen. David Vitter, R-La., the top Republican on the Environment and Public Works […]

Five Things About Bobby Jindal’s Energy Plan

Amy Harder The Wall Street Journal 16 Sep 2014

Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana hopes to emerge as a leading policy thinker in the field of potential GOP presidential candidates. He released an energy plan Tuesday that in some ways is more nuanced and moderate than ideas espoused by other candidates. The 43-year-old governor’s energy […]

EPA Admits Climate Rule Will Raise Electricity Prices

Michael Bastasch The Libertarian Republic 04 Jun 2014

In 2008, Barack Obama said his energy plan would cause electricity prices to “necessarily skyrocket.” The Environmental Protection Agency’s latest power plant regulations seem designed to do just that.

The EPA’s own regulatory analysis of its rule to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants says […]