Tag Archives: EPA

When Did Anthropogenic Global Warming Begin?

By WUWT Regular “Just The Facts”: Note: This article builds upon a previous article, When Did Global Warming Begin?, which offers highly recommended background for this article. There appears to be some confusion as to when humans might have begun … Continue reading

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Massive fraud at the EPA from agency’s top paid climate official

This is stunning, yet not surprising. We know people get caught up in “the cause”, and that there are massive egos involved in some of the more visible climate advocates that lead them to irrational excesses of word and deed, … Continue reading

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EPA ‘Public Listening Session’ Turns Into Sierra Club Talking Session

  Images from: National Resources Defense Council blog Guest essay by Taylor Smith Last week I attended an Environmental Protection Agency “Public Listening Session” held here in Chicago. I had only been to one other such hearing in the past as … Continue reading

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Submission to EPA hearing on ‘carbon pollution’ standards

Currently no scientific or logical basis for regulation of CO2 emissions, logician tells EPA Guest essay by Terry Oldberg Submitted to the EPA’s Public Listening Session on 111(d) Carbon Pollution Standards For Existing Power Plants  November 5, 2013 in San … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet: Inaugural edition

This is an idea I’ve had for awhile, so I’m going to try it and see how it goes with reader interest. The “Hot Sheet” is a collection of snippets, links, and notes that I can’t write full posts about. … Continue reading

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EPA sues Oklahoma utility for obeying the law

Guest post by David Middleton Just when you think that the EPA cannot possibly get any more idiotic… U.S. EPA sues OG&E over work at Oklahoma coal power plants Tue Jul 9, 2013 (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2013-06-01 (June 1, 2013) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week:. The great tragedy of Science – the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly … Continue reading

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Like the IRS, the EPA plays favorites

From the WSJ (h/t to Chris Horner) The Washington Examiner reported Tuesday that the EPA under Ms. Jackson has a history of favoring groups that share the agency’s political agenda. “Conservative groups seeking information from the Environmental Protection Agency have … Continue reading

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‘Let me say it as simply as I can: Transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency.’

That headline is from this article in The Atlantic. Below is from Globalwarming.org What EPA Transparency Looks Like in Most Open, Honest Administration Ever This time, we got actual emails … that revealed a lot … about the fine art … Continue reading

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Vitter, Issa Investigate EPA’s Transparency Problem, More Suspicious E-mail Accounts

For Immediate Release Contact: Luke Bolar / Vitter (202) 224-4623  Becca Watkins / Issa (202) 225-0037 January 29, 2013 Vitter, Issa Investigate EPA’s Transparency Problem, More Suspicious E-mail Accounts EPA Region 8 Administrator violates e-mail rule, uses private e-mail accounts … Continue reading

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New FOIA lawsuit filed against the EPA

The Environmental Law Center of the American Tradition Institute PRESS RELEASE Washington, D.C. Contact: Chris Horner January 28, 2013 info@atinstitute.org Today, the Environmental Law Center filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on behalf of the American Tradition … Continue reading

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Senator Vitter calls EPA FOI release “fishy”

For Immediate Release Contact: Luke Bolar (202) 224-4623 January 15, 2013 Vitter: Lisa Jackson’s “Richard Windsor” Emails Released are Fishy Vitter suggests EPA may be violating FOIA standards WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) made the following statement … Continue reading

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EPA Doubles Down on ‘Richard Windsor’ Stonewall

Guest post by Chris Horner [Emails are now available online - see below] After First admitting to Jackson’s false identity, EPA pretends it doesn’t exist So much for we have nothing to hide. In EPA’s first production of Lisa Jackson’s … Continue reading

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Update on ‘Richard Windsor’ – EPA Email Release ‘Gravely Compounded Unlawful Activity We Have Exposed’

CEI’s Chris Horner Says Agency Has ‘Gone Bunker’ Over Growing Richard Windsor Scandal By Brian McNicoll Washington, D.C., January 14, 2013 – At about 4:55 p.m. on Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency finally complied with a court order to deliver the … Continue reading

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Today is D-Day — Delivery Day — for Richard Windsor’s Emails

Guest post by Chris Horner Today, per its agreement as filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in CEI v. EPA, the Environmental Protection Agency and/or its lawyers the Department of Justice are to produce the … Continue reading

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Monday is D-Day — Delivery Day — for Richard Windsor’s Emails

UPDATE: Unless DoJ delays the expected release today (possible, foot dragging is a common thing with these as they try to “sanitize”) we’ll have the first update here soon after the first release.  – Anthony Guest post by Chris Horner … Continue reading

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The EPA and December 7th—A date that will live in infamy

  Guest post by Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times December 7, 2009 is a date that will live in infamy. Not only in memory of the attack on Pearl Harbor, but the day the Environmental Protection Agency … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “Reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled.” Richard P. Feynman [www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/r/richard_p_feynman.html] ################################################### Number of the Week: 55.5 mm … Continue reading

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Heartland to present ‘rein in the EPA’ petition

The Heartland Institute has collected more than 15,000 signatures on a petition demanding Congress rein in a “rogue” Environmental Protection Agency. Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) and The Heartland Institute will present the petitions to Congress at a public event in … Continue reading

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EPA, email, dogs, and all that

UPDATE: the story keeps changing, see below. As a follow up to our story yesterday: Is the EPA running a black-ops program? According to a report in POLITICO, EPA administrator Lisa Jackson named her internal email account “Richard Windsor”  due … Continue reading

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Chris Horner responds to the EPA statement today on the question of them running a black-ops program

Earlier today I posted this story linking to the IBD editorial: Is the EPA running a black-ops program? I got this direct email statement from the EPA, to which Horner responds. This email was sent directly to me this morning, my … Continue reading

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Is the EPA running a black-ops program?

UPDATE: I got a direct email from the EPA with a statement. See below. From Investors Business Daily: Clandestine Government: During his first full day in the White House, Barack Obama promised he’d brought with him “a new era of … Continue reading

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Major Landmark lawsuit filed against the EPA for immoral human experimentation

UPDATE: A new website chronicles the issue here http://epahumantesting.com/ Exclusive to WUWT by David W. Schnare Statement of ATI’s Lead Counsel on American Tradition Institute v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US District Court, Easter District of Virginia No. 1:12-cv-1066) There … Continue reading

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Follow the warming money

This might make you mad. That’s even more reason to read about it. $1.9 million in environmental justice grants 10th May 2010 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1.9 million in environmental justice grants to 76 non-profit organizations … Continue reading

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DC Circuit Tosses Out EPA’s Cross-State Pollution Rule

From the SPPI blog: DC Circuit Tosses Out EPA’s Pollution Rule Source: Madison Project Amidst Obama’s inexorable war on American energy, consumers, jobs, and prosperity, his EPA is in the process of promulgating 4 new pollution rules that will bury … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “This is how science works,” the unsigned opinion said. “EPA is not required to re-prove the existence of the atom every time it … Continue reading

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Court upholds EPA’s greenhouse gas rules for autos – but lacks jurisdiction on stationary sources like power plants

D.C. Appeals Court OKs EPA Rules on Greenhouse Gases From Reuters By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An appeals court on Tuesday upheld the first-ever U.S. proposed regulations governing heat-trapping greenhouse gases, handing a setback to major industries like coal-burning utilities … Continue reading

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Dr. Pat Michaels on the ‘voluminous science that the USGCRP either ignored or slanted’ for the EPA endangerment finding

Guest Post by Dr. Pat Michaels Here is a version of my EPA testimony that contains links to the 2009 publication Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States, published by the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP).  As shown … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit’s eco-forays are unconstitutional says dissenting judge

Guest post by Alec Rawls Gabrial Malor at Ace of Spades HQ pulls some choice excerpts from what he calls an “epic broadside” by Judge Milan Smith. After reviewing a number of cases where the Ninth Circuit has upended whole fields … Continue reading

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The EPA’s Unethical PM2.5 Air Pollution Experiments

By John Dale Dunn MD JD (via email) United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson testified before Congress in September of 2011 that small-particle (2.5 microns or less) air pollution is lethal. “Particulate matter causes premature death. It’s … Continue reading

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Holy cow! EPA exposed to be using aerial surveillance on Midwest feedlots

From Omaha.com, more indications that the EPA is out of control. I’m beginning to think the EPA is an enemy of the citizens of the United States with behavior like this. I guess we’ll need genetically engineered cattle with built … Continue reading

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The EPA and undisclosed human experimentation

In my email today: From: The Honorable Dana Rohrabacher Date: 4/27/2012 EPA Compromises the Integrity of Science Dear Colleague: “Which do you find more shocking: that the Environmental Protection Agency conducts experiments on humans that its own risk assessment would … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “In God we trust; all others bring data!” Motto of the Apollo space team that included lunar landings. ################################################### Number of the Week: … Continue reading

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Quote of the Week: EPA is proposing to take common-sense steps under the Clean Air Act to limit carbon pollution from new power plants. … Power plants are the largest individual sources of carbon pollution in the United States and … Continue reading

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The EPA’s Mercurial Madness

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In the process of writing my piece about Lisa Jackson and the EPA, I got to reading about the EPA passing new mercury regulations. Their regulations are supposed to save the lives of some 11,000 … Continue reading

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