Environmental Protection Agency on Townhall

Marita Noon - Sun May 19

It may be too early to tell whether the three scandals will “define and destroy” Barack Obama’s presidency—but they do reveal a propensity to massage the message and reward their friends while destroying their enemies. And, there are more than the trifecta of troubles that make this point, there’s a six-pack of scandals. ... more

Robert Knight - Mon Apr 29

Now that an unusually cold spring is giving way to warmer weather and Earth Day is behind us, it’s a good time to revisit the campaign to turn us all into progressive environmentalists. ... more

Paul Driessen - Sat Apr 27

The interminable war on drilling, fracking and the Keystone XL pipeline has taken some bizarre turns. Now it’s getting worse, as opponents grow more desperate, and the moon again grows full. ... more

Rich Tucker - Mon Apr 22

Every religion needs a creed. A set of beliefs that its followers can adhere to. A flag they can rally around in good times and bad. ... more

Paul Driessen - Sat Apr 13

High cost, no benefit does nothing to forestall agency’s quest for ecological utopia. ... more

John Stossel - Wed Apr 3

Environmental activists and politicians would like you to think that we must love their regulations -- or hate trees and animals. ... more

Tom Borelli - Tue Mar 26

President Obama has made it clear, both in word and action, that climate-change regulation is a top priority for his second term. Putting aside the legitimate questions about the science behind climate-change alarmism, the nomination of Gina McCarthy as EPA administrator is just the latest sign that the president is determined to push a market-subverting, economy-handcuffing energy agenda on the American people. ... more

Elisabeth Meinecke - Mon Mar 25

Sandra Fabry - Sun Mar 24

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has become increasingly notorious for overstepping its authority. ... more

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



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