The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday is set to consider H.R. 702, a bill that lifts the nearly 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Emeritus Joe Barton (R-TX) authored this legislation that would boost energy production, create jobs, and improve energy security.
On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency issued its final regulations revising the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ground-level ozone from 75 parts per billion (ppb) to 70 ppb. Many states and counties around the country are still working to implement the 2008 standard yet EPA is pursuing stricter standards that threaten jobs and economic growth.
The editors at Investor’s Business Daily are sounding the alarm as the EPA today is scheduled to release final regulations revising the current National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone. The revisions to the current ozone standard are expected to threaten jobs and economic growth across the country.
Cap and trade is back, but this time the administration’s Environmental Protection Agency is selling its scheme as the clean power plan. The final rule, which totals 1,560 pages, is nothing but a rehash of the old cap and trade rule that will fundamentally change the way we generate, distribute, and consume electricity in America.
Kenosha, Wisconsin, resident Nikki Payne’s family has been “under siege from cancer.” The Kenosha News reports, “Her grandfather died from prostate cancer. Her aunt died from liver cancer. Her godmother died of vaginal cancer, and two uncles and both in-laws have battled forms of the disease. ‘It affects all of us,’ Payne said.
A recent editorial in The Denver Post highlighted the negative impact EPA’s proposed revisions to the current ozone standard would have on the state of Colorado. The editors write, “The stakes for Colorado are huge – and worrisome if the EPA goes too far or fails to account for factors particular to our region.