NCPA Media: Environment

  • Sep 02, 2011

    Hurricane Irene: Flood Insurance & Beach Repair May Be Excessive

    Projects Expensive & Encourage High Risk Development

    NCPA: In the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, state and federal government focus is turning to the erosion damage that Irene's battering tides caused to the beaches along the east coast into New England.

  • Sep 01, 2011

    NCPA's H. Sterling Burnett on Offshore Drilling and the Federal Budget

    Washington Post- National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett argues that 'everyone wins' from the new revenues that offshore drilling would bring in.

  • Aug 19, 2011

    Commentary: Rare Earth Dependence

    KERA(National Public Radio, Dallas): Increasing the United States' reliance on "clean" energy is a risky policy.

  • Aug 12, 2011

    Killing Jobs, Costs Won’t Stop Obama EPA Finance: Despite the improvement in air quality, the Obama Administration plans to implement two new major air quality regulations that will cost consumers hundreds of billions of dollars more in their energy bills and threaten American jobs.

  • Aug 11, 2011

    New EPA Air Regs Will Cost Billions Of Dollars

    Compliance Will Risk Millions of Jobs and Raise Energy Costs – NCPA Report

    DALLAS - Four new clean air regulations that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed or finalized will further stifle struggling economic recovery efforts, according to two new reports released today by the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).

  • Aug 10, 2011

    Saving Gas Via Underpowered Death Traps

    Research confirms that increasing fuel economy standards does cost lives on the road. But economist Mark Jacobsen explains how that doesn't have to be the case.

    Miller-MCune: The Obama Administration's new fuel-economy standards for cars, light trucks and SUVs have a down side.

  • Aug 01, 2011

    Utah Approves Expansion of Important Copper Mine

    The Heartland Institute - After two public hearings and an extended comment period, the Utah Air Quality Board has approved emissions increases for long-term mining at Kennecott Utah Copper's Bingham Canyon mine. During the process, Kennecott was able to overcome objections from environmental activists who claimed mining causes too much air pollution.

  • Aug 01, 2011

    Wildfire Threat Grows with Housing Sprawl

    CNBC – The threat of larger wildfires today was the topic of a 2008 NCPA publication.