War on Coal: Why We Should be Moving Forward
Energy / Environment / Politics

War on Coal: Why We Should be Moving Forward

Last Tuesday, President Obama gave his climate change speech at Georgetown University, addressing one of the more controversial environmental issues: the increasing amounts of carbon pollution being produced from our power plants, and the lack of regulations on them. During his speech, Obama noted that there were absolutely no limitations on coal-fired power plants, allowing … Continue reading

“Pump the Brakes.” Statutory Authority and the EPA.
U.S. Domestic Policy

“Pump the Brakes.” Statutory Authority and the EPA.

President Obama is secure in his second term. For environmental groups concerned that an alternative result to the 2012 elections would have meant the dismantling of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), January’s inauguration was an undoubted relief. These groups may now turn their attention to the unmitigated expansion of the EPA regulatory apparatus, eyeing the … Continue reading