Study examines how clean air act affects municipal bond market

Municipal bond yields increased in response to the announcement of the proposed rule but declined after the announcement of the final standard.

Putting the Clean Air Act on Ice

Guest post by David Middleton This article rekindled an idea I had several years ago… Science News Lead pollution in Greenland ice shows rise and fall of ancient European civilizations…

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,…

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,…

Extreme irony – EPA rules shut down the mother of all weather conspiracy theories

This just in: Nutballs despressed worldwide, no more harping about HAARP controlling the weather or climate? From the American Radio Relay League: The High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP)…

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…

Asia's air pollution may be keeping tropical storm activity down

From the Law of Unintended Consequences and The Clean Air Act, comes this bit of news. Since the 1970’s The Clean Air Act has benefited breathing in many American cities…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Drats! Down the warmhole the warming went

From the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences “Warming hole” delayed climate change over eastern United States April 26, 2012 50-year model suggests regional pollution obscured a global trend…

EPA’s E-15 ethanol plan rammed though – won't work in many cars

The folly of E15 anti-hydrocarbon policies EPA’s E-15 ethanol plan is bad for our pocketbooks, environment and energy policy Guest post by Paul Driessen The Obama Administration’s anti-hydrocarbon ideology and…

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…

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…

EPA responds to congressional attempts to reel in greenhouse gas regulation

The question is, are we a country of laws made by our representatives, or a country of laws made by bureaucrats? The constitution provides only one answer, and Ms. Jackson…

Early Christmas gift from Lisa Jackson: power plant greenhouse gas limits

EPA Agrees to Limit Emissions From Power Plants, Refineries From the NY Times:  the headline would make it sound like there was some sort of debate going on inside the…