Environmental Protection Agency on Townhall

Paul Driessen - Thu Mar 21

Gina McCarthy, President Obama’s choice to replace Lisa Jackson at the Environmental Protection Agency, has been chastised for having lied to Congress, in claiming that EPA did not use “dangerous manmade climate change” to justify new 54.5 mpg standards for cars and light trucks. She’s also been implicated in the agency’s practice of using fake emails to hide questionable dealings and activities. ... more

John Stossel - Wed Mar 13

Celebrities are now upset about fracking, the injection of chemicals into the ground to crack rocks to release oil and gas. With everyone saying they want alternatives to foreign oil, I'd think celebrities would love fracking. ... more

Paul Driessen - Sat Feb 16

Average planetary temperatures haven’t budged in 16 years. Hurricanes and strong tornadoes are at or near their lowest ebb in decades. Global sea ice is back to normal, while the Antarctic icepack continues to grow. The rate of sea level rise remains what it was in 1900. ... more

Rich Tucker - Sat Feb 16

Government has replaced science with, well, fiction. Consider the push for renewable fuels. ... more

Susan Brown - Tue Feb 5

What was it about the Dodge' commercial, "God Made a Farmer," that stirred the souls of so many Americans during the Superbowl? Maybe it was the imagery of the dirt and grit of real America, not the white-washed concrete meccas many of us call home. ... more

Jack Rafuse - Tue Feb 5

Recently, a federal court sided with the American Petroleum Institute (API) and ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to lower its biofuel volume target. ... more

Paul Driessen - Sun Jan 13

Policy integrity. Ethical culture. Environmental protection. Environmental defense. Friends of earth. Defenders of wildlife. Not just their names, but their charter, culture and policies – their very being – represent a commitment to these profound values. Or so we are supposed to believe. ... more

Ed Feulner - Sat Jan 12

Nothing in life is certain but death and taxes, the saying goes. Unfortunately, the list doesn’t stop there. We can add one other inescapable component: regulations. ... more

David Limbaugh - Fri Jan 11

Hey, folks, remember the good old days when candidate Barack Obama at least pretended to be bipartisan and conciliatory? Now it's as if he's on a mission to prove he was faking it. ... more

Susan Brown - Wed Jan 9

Ninety-six. That’s the number of 60-watt incandescent light bulbs I purchased last weekend after learning the other kind, the compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) environmentalists are so in love with, are hazardous to my health and to the environment. I would have preferred a higher wattage but discovered the 75-watt version was outlawed January 1st. ... more

America - Tue Dec 18

As new regulations are imposed by the Obama administration, Guy Benson talks with Neil Cavuto about the process and the likely results. ... more

Angela Logomasini - Mon Dec 10

This year marked the 50th anniversary of biologist Rachel Carson’s 1962 book, Silent Spring. Although the anniversary is soon to become history as well, Carson’s impact promises to continue well into the future—and it’s not something to celebrate. ... more

Tom Borelli - Sat Dec 8

It’s a bad omen for free enterprise, prosperity and liberty when normally warring special interest groups such as big business and progressive activists agree on public policy. ... more

Paul Driessen - Sat Dec 8

In Walt Disney’s 1940 animated film “Pinocchio,” woodcarver Geppetto dreams that his wooden marionette will turn into a real boy. ... more

Paul Driessen - Sat Nov 17

Will the 2012 elections bolster or threaten our economic future? ... more

Van Meter, IA - Tue Oct 9

As Romney calls for Congressional approval of regulations, he tells supporters, "I'm not letting the politicians off the hook." ... more

Rich Galen - Fri Sep 28

Living and working in Your Nation's Capital I forget, sometimes, that grand issues are fun to debate on CNN or MSNBC, but real people deal with real issues. ... more

Humberto Fontova - Fri Sep 21

Last week the Environmental Protection Agency kicked-off its celebration of “Hispanic Heritage Month” with an e-mail message featuring Che Guevara along with his famous slogan, “Hasta la Victoria Siempre.” ... more

Phil Kerpen - Sat Sep 15

On September 13, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent an internal email to its staff under the subject line "Hispanic Heritage Month." ... more

Ken Blackwell - Wed Sep 12

President Barack Obama enjoys attacking Mitt Romney for his work at Bain Capital, while portraying it as a vampire-like operation, destroying the livelihoods of entire communities for short-term gain. Obama's donors funding his Super PAC, Priorities USA, even went so far as to blame Romney for the death of a laid-off worker's cancer-stricken wife. ... more

Paul Driessen - Sat Sep 8

Seven score and nine years ago, President Lincoln resolved to take increased devotion to ensuring that government of the people, by the people and for the people shall not perish from the Earth. ... more

Phil Kerpen - Sat Sep 1

It is always foolish for a country to order the burning of its food supply, but it takes a special kind of depravity to do it in the midst of a severe drought. ... more

Michelle Malkin - Wed Aug 29

While all eyes were on the Republican National Convention in Tampa and Hurricane Isaac on the Gulf Coast, the White House was quietly jacking up the price of automobiles and putting future drivers at risk. ... more

Jeff Stier - Tue Aug 28

The Obama Administration would like to have us believe that his agencies have struck a reasonable approach to using its regulatory powers. In his Executive Order on regulatory reform last year, the president proclaimed (in part), "Our regulatory system must protect public health, welfare, safety and our environment while promoting economic growth, innovation, competitiveness, and job creation. It must be based on the best available science." (Executive Order 13563, January 18, 2011.) ... more

Paul Driessen - Fri May 25

EPA rules impair our energy, economy, jobs, health, welfare, justice and civil rights progress. ... more

Reince Priebus - Wed May 23

Instead of working to grow our economy, President Obama is waging an assault on free enterprise. ... more