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 […]

Ban Fertilizer?

Lloyd Case CSIA Foundation 14 August 2013

August 1, 2013 Obama pronounced a new Executive Order effectively banning Ammonium Nitrate, the single source of nitrogen in fertilizer. His vision is apparently that Americans are safer without this explosive component than with having food and fuel. Strange tradeoff.

With an administration that will not protect our […]

Appeals court to EPA: Don’t you think you’re being a little overly optimistic with the biofuels, there?

Erika Johnsen HotAir 1/28/2013

The Environmental Protection Agency is getting taken to court left and right for their many overzealous regulations and intrusions into private industry, with varying results– but on Friday, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that, why no, the EPA may not punish the oil industry for their noncompliance […]

Republicans criticize four-gallon EPA gas purchase mandate

Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller 9/14/2012

With prices at the pump worrying Americans, Republicans have railed against the Environmental Protection Agency’s new gas mandate that requires consumers to buy at least four gallons when purchasing from stations with hoses containing 10 percent and 15 percent ethanol-blended fuel.

On Monday, Republicans on the House Committee on […]

Sarah Palin wants to eliminate all energy subsidies, including ethanol

Steven Nelson The Daily Caller 5/31/2011

This presidential election cycle, Republicans are increasingly willing to take a tough stand on ethanol subsidies. The latest to stake out a potentially damaging position on the issue, which heavily effects Iowa, is former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

Palin told Real Clear Politics on Tuesday that she opposes all […]

Ethanol versus the Poor

The law of unintended consequences strikes again.

P. Gardner Goldsmith The Freeman July 2007 Volume: 57, Issue: 6

…At the end of March Castro spoke out with great fire and resentment about the attempt by the Bush administration and Congress to increase ethanol use in the United States. “More than 3 billion people in the […]