By recognizing private sector initiatives like Responsible Care, the federal government can incentivize the creation of similar safety programs across the chemical sector.
Energy & Environment
More than half (58 percent) believe Saudi Arabia is our largest supplier of foreign oil, which is wrong.
He states that Congress passed a mandate that refiners blend 36 billion gallons of ethanol into gasoline. That's not a little off or kind of wrong-- it is factually wrong and intellectually dishonest.
When we disagree on what should be done, including how to grapple with the emissions our vehicles generate every day, science should be our guide.
Elected officials from both sides of the aisle, along with industry groups ranging from restaurant owners to auto manufacturers, have explained that the RFS mandate is a harmful policy that makes food and fuel more expensive.
Drawing on Pebble’s own data, the EPA found that it is extremely unlikely that the mine could operate without degrading water quality downstream, particularly given the perpetual management required to treat and contain the acid mine drainage the waste ore would produce.
Providing reliable energy at affordable prices for businesses and consumers alike is a complex equation with many variables.
The greatest failure of the president's approach to dealing with the climate crisis is a self-inflicted wound: the insistence on an "all of the above" energy policy.
The Department of Interior must make it a priority to appropriately price coal leases on federally owned land, and suspend all pending and future lease sales until those reforms are in place.
The president has a chance to exercise the essence of leadership—turning political danger into an opportunity to further a critical national interest.