Energy & Environment

Congress must act on bioenergy

While it may not be as entertaining (or as bizarre) as the presidential election, Congress is about to make a decision that could have profound effects on the future of American energy.

The question they face is this: Should the U.S. treat...

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A GMO labeling law that doesn’t require English? No thanks!

On July 1, Vermont’s right-to-know labeling law went into effect.  Food products sold in Vermont will require a simple label in English stating that the product was “produced,” “partially produced,” or “may be produced” with genetic...

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America is ready

It is the proper time for an informed public discussion with solar energy in the forefront of energy policy.  But first we must put away the sophistry that permeates so many of the messages surrounding solar policy. In a recent ...

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Decades of EPA deception and Senatorial corruption

On June 14th, with a team of 8 scientists and a farmer, I met with EPA directors of the Pesticide Division and Review Board. After an hour of scientists presenting challenging scientific information, about a myriad of ways in which glyphosate,...
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EPA should support American biodiesel industry

At the end of July, the Environmental Protection Agency will close public comments on the proposed Renewable Fuel Standard – known as the RFS – a federal policy that determines how much biofuel must be blended into the nation’s transportation...

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Reclaim our coal mines now, not later

The coal industry is in a crisis, largely of its own making, and it is now threatening to take taxpayers down with it. Hard-working Americans could be on the hook for billions of dollars in mine clean-up costs if we don’t put a stop to this.

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