The Wall Street JournalSeptember 30, 2011The Lessons of the Shale Gas RevolutionNorth American oil production can double by 2035.By LUCIAN PUGLIARESI In response to a 2009 request from Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, the National Petroleum Council (NPC) reported earlier this month that oil production in North America could double by 2035--to 20 million barrels per day.
Now: "The president wasn't saying the legislation would guarantee that everyone can keep his or her preferred plan, just that the legislation wouldn't force anyone to change." - White House Deputy Chief of Staff Nancy DeParle, September 29, 2011 Actually, that sounds a lot like what he saidâ€¦
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Even as leading Democrats offered assurances to the contrary, government experts repeatedly warned that a new long-term care insurance plan could go belly up, saddling taxpayers with another underfunded benefit program, according to emails disclosed by congressional investigators.
Wall Street Journal Editorial Obama has the power to delay new rules that will shut down 8% of all U.S. power generation.
Editorial: Revise EPA rules for cement plantsLoss of direct and indirect jobs would negatively hit already ailing economy if rules are not revisedAugust 12, 2011 The EPA has forged a set of rules governing emissions from cement manufacturing plants that could dramatically reduce the number of plants in the United States.
The Detroit News August 4, 2011Editorial: New ozone regulations should wait for science EPA is pushing to put tighter mandates in place before completing its own scientific research In a rare, if temporary, victory of pragmatism over ideology, the Environmental Protection Agency decided not to press ahead with the release of new smog standards. At least for now.