NCPA Media: Environment

  • Sep 19, 2014

    Briefing: Exploring American Rare Earths Solutions

    NCPA Rare Earths Briefing & Two New Studies: September 26

    NCPA: Rare earth metals, elements found in the earth’s crust, are highly critical components in a vast range of goods, including cancer treatment drugs, solar and wind energy, consumer electronics, and national defense applications. The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) will outline Congressional options for expanding rare earth production and cutting America’s reliance on China in a Capitol Hill briefing Friday, September 26 in Washington, D.C.

  • Aug 13, 2014

    Regulation Through Litigation Bad for the Environment

    Sue and settle cases against the EPA lead to deficient, overreaching policy

    NCPA: Interest groups have bypassed proper procedures and forced the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to issue new, deficient regulations through their use of sue and settle litigation, according to a new report by National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Research Fellow Ann Norman.

  • Apr 22, 2014

    Study: Global Warming Enhances Output and Health, Helps Poor

    Newsmax: The current warming trend will lead to economic growth, according to an NCPA report featured in a Newsmax article.

  • Apr 03, 2014

    Endangered Species Put At Risk By Rules

    Tyler Morning Telegraph: Private landowners are key to helping endangered species, said the NCPA in a Tyler Morning Telegraph editorial. 

  • Mar 26, 2014

    Paper, or else: Dallas council restricts plastic bags Banning plastic bags in Dallas could cause shoppers to take their business outside the city, says NCPA Senior Fellow Pam Villarreal in a article.

  • Mar 13, 2014

    Better Alternative To Bag Bans

    Dallas Morning News: The NCPA study on plastic bag bans was cited in a Dallas Morning News op-ed. The study found that banning plastic bags cost more than it saved.

  • Jan 16, 2014

    House Passes Bill to Expedite Energy Production on Federal Lands

    Heartlander: NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett touts the benefits of the bill passed by the House expediting energy production on federal lands, stating that the bill will create jobs and increase tax revenues even for states that don’t receive direct energy revenues.

  • Jan 04, 2014

    Efforts to curb unbridled growth that's killing the planet

    'Natural capital' of resources viewed as more vital than economic growth

    San Francisco Chronicle:  Senior Fellow Sterling Burnett comments on the idea of placing a monetary value on parts of the ecosystem.