oal provides nearly 200,000 jobs and 40 percent of the nations power, but its despised, along with other forms of energy, by environmentalists who want to stop using it entirely. Given the real consumer costs of their campaign, could there be a more deserving candidate for getting some black lumps in their stockings?
A bipartisan effort to overhaul national chemical policy hit another snag recently when Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), who chairs the Environment and Public Works Committee, effectively declared the latest proposal dead on arrival. Congress inability to update the obsolete Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) leaves manufacturers and consumers wallowing in a hodgepodge of unworkable state laws.
As is the American tradition, grillmasters will cook up pound after pound of juicy burgers, hotdogs, steaks, and shish kabobs at backyard barbeques this summer.