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New book holds the EPA’s feet to the fire

by Charles G. Battig Steve Milloy is one persistent gentleman. Combining his legal and statistics education, he has spent most of his years ferreting out the false use of statistical techniques in the field of epidemiology. He continues the same quest in his latest book “Scare Pollution: Why and How to Fix the EPA” (2016)…

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Another good target for EPA reform

Europe gives Trump Administration excellent tutorials on how not to regulate pesticides Guest essay by Paul Driessen With reform-minded folks in charge of the Executive and Legislative Branches, unelected, unaccountable, un-removable bureaucrats may soon be exerting far less power over our policies, regulations, lives and livelihoods. Energy and climate are high on the fix-it list.…

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Outgoing EPA Chief: Trump has “Limited Room to Manoeuvre”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Outgoing Obama EPA Chief Gina McCarthy thinks President-elect Donald Trump will not be able to change EPA policy towards CO2, because it will be too difficult to undo her policy initiatives. Guest essay by Eric Worrall EPA chief says Trump has limited room to scrap climate rules McCarthy says any…

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More Fracking Lies from the EPA, Part Deux

Guest post by David Middleton This is the promised sequel to More Fracking Lies from the EPA. The EPA’s new report on fracking can be downloaded here: Hydraulic Fracturing for Oil and Gas: Impacts from the Hydraulic Fracturing Water Cycle on Drinking Water Resources in the United States (Final Report) Most of this report deals…

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More Fracking Lies from the EPA

Guest post by David Middleton The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reversed course on Tuesday, saying in a long-awaited report that it doesn’t have enough information to make a broad conclusion about widespread threats to drinking water from hydraulic fracturing. A government report on the safety of fracking released Tuesday deleted a draft assessment’s conclusion that…

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Trump’s EPA pick is causing green heads to explode

From E&E Legal: “We are delighted with President-elect Trump’s selection of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  Mr. Pruitt has led the charge in recent years to confront head on the enormous federal regulatory overreach proposed by the EPA as epitomized by the Clean Power Plan and Waters…