Tag Archives: United States Environmental Protection Agency

The EPA is challenged in the Supreme Court over greenhouse gas regulations

It has not been a good week for the EPA. After wide media coverage yesterday put sunlight on the massive fraud of one of their top climate officials, now today, there is a challenge filed in SCOTUS. I have been … 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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EPA to “listen” to (then presumably ignore) the public on power plant CO2 emissions

I’m posting this list of meetings at major cities around the USA in case anyone wishes to go and make your case. Based on my previous experiences, in my opinion, the EPA only does this for show, and they aren’t … Continue reading

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EPA to be challenged at SCOTUS over climate change

From Reuters (h/t to reader John) U.S. justices to hear challenge to Obama on climate change Tue, Oct 15 11:06 AM EDT By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a blow to the Obama administration, the Supreme Court on Tuesday … Continue reading

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The WUWT Hot Sheet for August 16th, 2013

Who needs a constitution or congress when you alone know what’s good for the American people? New EPA boss promises dictatorial action on global warming While speaking at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Gina McCarthy, the new head of … 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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Policy Implications of Climate Models on the Verge of Failure

At the request of the authors, this was converted from a poster displayed at the AGU Science Policy Conference, Washington, June 24-26. – Anthony By Paul C. Knappenberger and Patrick J. Michaels Center for the Study of Science, Cato Institute, … Continue reading

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Climate alarmism’s 10,000 commandments

EPA fiats threaten American lives, livelihoods, living standards and life spans Guest essay by Paul Driessen The United States will “do more,” before it’s “too late” to prevent “dangerous” global warming, President Obama told Berliners last week. If Congress won’t … Continue reading

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Greedy Africans are starving our cars

US politicians and bureaucrats have less compassion and common sense than an  average Londoner Guest essay by Paul Driessen “You’ve heard of Live Aid? Well, this is Drive Aid,” an ardent young man says, as he approaches London pedestrians. “Greedy … Continue reading

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Whoops! An inconvenient truth for ‘global warming makes more rain’ advocates: reduced pollution increases rainfall

From the “Department of Unintended Consequences” and Georgia State University  comes this oops moment in science. And all that time we are being told by people like Peter Stott that it was the increase in “global warming” that has increased … Continue reading

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‘Richard Windsor’ seems to be a governmental ‘everyman’ issue

It seems that the Associated Press has taken notice of what CEI’s Chris Horner first reported (here at WUWT and elsewhere) about the EPA’s secret email alias of “Richard Windsor” and has found the same sort of off the books … Continue reading

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Anti-information in climate models

Climate History: Cato Boffins Discovered “Anti-information” By Patrick J. Michaels and Paul C. “Chip” Knappenberger While doing some historical studies in preparation for an article in Cato’s Regulation magazine, we found that we  once discovered the information equivalent of antimatter, … 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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Pot, Kettle, James Hansen, censorship, NASA and EPA

Readers may recall this oh so terrible squashing of free speech by the White House limiting NASA public employee Dr. James Hansen’s ability to talk to the media. It seems that the issue has been repeated today, but there’s a … Continue reading

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BREAKING: ‘Richard Windsor’ EPA scandal spreads, EPA Administrator James Martin resigns over hidden email accounts

From a press release: Vitter: New Richard Windsor Emails Show EPA’s Transparency Problem More Widespread New emails show acting Administrator Perciasepe used non-official email to conduct official business. EPA Region 8 Administrator, who is resigning this week, is being investigated … 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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Monetizing the Effects of Carbon

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I see that the New York Times (NYT) is going to close their environmental desk. Given that there still are actual environmental problems on the planet, I consider the closing as a sad commentary on … Continue reading

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An open letter challenging the EPA on CO2 regulation

In the Washington Examiner today, there is this: Op-Ed: EPA’s carbon regs not based on sound science. It is published by Joe D’Aleo on behalf of a number of people.  A longer more complete version of the essay is below, … Continue reading

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Improvements in real air pollution problems

From the Harvard School of Public Health  some good news. Unlike the claim thatb Co2 is a pollutant, real air pollution problems and real related health issues continue to improve. Declining air pollution levels continue to improve life expectancy in … 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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