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In the Case of Curbing GHG Emissions Think Globally and Not Locally

A Los Angeles Times article on efforts to reduce the use of coal by California power plants highlights the overarching problem with the state’s program to cut carbon emissions—California’s jurisdiction stops at its borders. In their piece Despite California climate...

/ October 29, 2014

Changes to EPA’s Risk Management Program Unwarranted

EPA’s intent to expand the Risk Management Program (RMP) is unwarranted since the current regulation is effective in preventing serious injury and offsite releases. The small number of incidents referenced in the agency’s Request for Information (RFI), a precursor to a...

/ October 29, 2014

Companies shouldn’t cave in to the demands of climate-change activists

In a Washington Post op-ed, Carly Fiorina, former chief executive of Hewlett Packard sounds a warning about an “army of professional activists” writing: “The goal of these activists is to have business bow to their ideological will and reshape companies...

/ October 27, 2014

Asthma Rates Have Increased While Ozone Levels Have Fallen

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) often invokes asthma as the reason to lower national ambient air quality standards for ozone. Ozone, EPA asserts, can worsen the condition for asthma sufferers, especially children. But as Texas state toxicologist Dr. Michael Honeycutt...

/ October 23, 2014