NCPA Media: Environment

  • Aug 01, 2011

    Bedbugs Found Carrying Drug-Resistant Staph

    The Heartland Institute – In an article on bedbugs, Sterling Burnett blames the government ban on DDT for the recent infestation surge.


  • Jul 29, 2011

    Obama Unveils Landmark Fuel Economy Rules

    New vehicles will need to get nearly 55 mpg by 2025.

    Slate – Peter Fulham covers the new fuel economy rules for automakers, and quotes Sterling Burnett on his issue with the plan.


  • Jul 29, 2011

    Obama: Fuel economy deal a template for debt talks

    Politico – President Obama proudly announced an agreement on new vehicle fuel efficiency requirements, but NCPA's Sterling Burnett warns about the unintended consequences.


  • Jul 27, 2011

    CAFE Fuel Economy Standards Kill: NCPA

    NCPA: President Obama and the automakers are nearing an agreement that would raise fuel economy standards to nearly 55 miles per gallon by 2025. 'This will take away consumer choice and force all but the wealthiest drivers into small, underpowered death traps,' said National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett.


  • Jul 19, 2011

    Green Appliance Mandates Make Consumers See Red

    Energy Tribune - The Federal Government is considering new energy efficiency mandates for icemakers. Before starting down this path it should carefully examine the differences between the rosy promises and the real results from other household appliance efficiency standards that it has imposed.


  • Jul 14, 2011

    Green Technology Mandates Are Bad for Consumers and the Environment

    Minnesota Prager Discussion Group – Glenn Ray reports on findings by NCPA's Sterling Burnett and Wesley Dwyer on the harmful effects of government mandates of green technology.


  • Jul 14, 2011

    Retail Rollercoaster

    Fast and Slow But Forward

    EnergyBiz Insider – An article on deregulation in the competitive retail energy market quotes NCPA's Sterling Burnett.


  • Jul 13, 2011

    "Green" appliances Can Hide Performance & Cost Drawbacks

    Energy Saving Mandates Hurt Consumers and Environment: NCPA

    NCPA – A new NCPA report examines the effects of 'green' appliance regulations, while another NCPA report focuses on distributed solar power generation.