Government officials in California might as well have used eminent domain to seize the amount of real estate they are about to take up with frivolous extended Prop 65 warnings.  Proposition 65 was a ballot initiative in 1986 that aimed at protecting consumers from carcinogens in tap water. While the intentions...

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Electric vehicle manufacturers have been touting their cars as the vehicle of the future, in large part because they’re considered an environmentally friendly solution to car pollution. Congress has added credibility to this claim by offering thousands of dollars in tax incentives to electric vehicle owners.  Electric vehicle owners claim they...

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A federal judge overturned an Environmental Protection Agency rule that required the agency to give less credence to studies that did not disclose their underlying raw data.  The rule, which was finalized during the final weeks of the Trump administration, had been developed over years of debate. It would have ensured...

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Newly inaugurated President Joe Biden immediately issued executive orders to target American energy production as part of his effort to mitigate climate change.  Natural gas fracking and crude oil pipelines were the hardest hit. Biden announced that he would halt the construction of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline while also...

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There are an average of 240,000 water main breaks in the United States each year, sparking widespread boil water advisories that affect millions of Americans. When water mains experience a leak or break, the loss of water pressure—even if just for a few hours—can allow bacteria or other contaminants to seep...

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his plan to help the economy and environment of the Empire State by implementing a massive green energy scheme.  Cuomo announced that New York could be spending billions of dollars to expand solar and wind power in the state. His plan includes the development of...

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A video of a turtle and a third grader’s (questionable) calculation created the perfect storm to launch plastic straws into the position of public enemy number one in the eyes of many environmentalists.  While straws may seem harmless, there are millions used every day in sodas and coffee cups throughout the...

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The Environmental Protection Agency this week finalized a rule making it more difficult for junk science to be the basis of federal regulations.  The new rule -- titled “Strengthening Transparency in Pivotal Science Underlying Significant Regulatory Actions and Influential Scientific Information” -- took effect on January 6. Under the rule, the...

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Each year, hundreds of thousands of children suffer blindness, stunted growth, and even death because of the misguided hatred of genetically modified crops from officials at the United Nations. According to a report from Real Clear Markets, at least 500,000 children have gone blind as a result of a fully preventable...

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Thousands of families spent their holidays in the cold thanks to the misguided hatred of natural gas by an individual who authorities believe is an environmental activist. Police said that an activist from the group Earth First! may have attacked natural gas pipelines in Aspen, Colorado, causing an outage that left...

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