Energy & Environment

National ocean policy threatens new regulatory burdens

Since its creation by Executive Order in 2010, the Obama administration has hailed its National Ocean Policy (NOP) as a non-regulatory, stakeholder-driven initiative that will lead to reduced burdens and less uncertainty for ocean user groups....

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Honor Frank Lautenberg by protecting our kids

When I was a kid growing up on Long Island, we used to run through the mist behind a man in his little truck, spraying DDT all over our lawns and trees. Given all we know now, it’s hard to believe that we were allowed to do that. Though the fog...

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Say 'YES' to organic

Since 1981, the Rodale Institute, America’s oldest organic research institute, has conducted North America’s longest side-by-side farming...

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'Keep It In The Ground' should be buried

Emboldened by the Obama Administration’s anti-oil and gas leasing decisions, extreme environmental groups have gained traction with the “Keep it in the Ground” campaign, demanding policies that would stop the extraction of fossil fuels from...

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It's about the lead

Lead poisoning is an insidious condition. And, the long-term effects of lead poisoning are tragic. In short, lead content in our drinking water is an extremely serious issue, as we have come to appreciate with the ongoing news out...

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Federal coal program must ensure fair return for taxpayers

Over the past several years, Americans have become acutely aware that our coal industry is changing rapidly – largely as a result of shifting technology in the energy industry and other market forces. The changes have been severe, which has...

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NRC reform for a strong, safe nuclear power industry

Nuclear energy has provided baseload power to our country for decades, and generates electricity twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.  It does not emit carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, or nitrogen oxide, making it not only clean but...

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What's in a label? Not enough

Call it the dirty not-so-little secret in the cleaning cupboard: When conventional cleaning products are used, they can spread suspected carcinogens, endocrine disruptors, reproductive and developmental toxicants, and other harmful substances...

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