NCPA Media: Environment
Apr 08, 2011
Safe storage solutions are available - if Congress will act
The Washington Times - The nuclear crisis in Fukushima, Japan, has shown, beyond a doubt, the time has come to deal with the United States' supply of used nuclear fuel rods - commonly, but erroneously, called 'waste.' The most immediate potential hazard in the Fukushima crisis stems from the loss of water cooling the plants stored spent fuel.
Mar 16, 2011
Wisconsin Public Radio- NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett debates the future of nuclear energy on Wisconsin Public Radio. (Podcast)
Mar 14, 2011
After conducting a comprehensive study of claims of natural gas production polluting a ranch owner’s aquifer and drinking water, Colorado state regulators concluded the operations undertaken by Pioneer Natural Resources in Las Animas County, Colorado caused no negative water impacts.
Mar 10, 2011
Environment and Climate News - The Kentucky Senate has approved a bill to end a moratorium on nuclear power plants being built in the state. The bill, sponsored by Bob Leeper (I-Paducah), passed the Senate on February 8 by a 31-5 vote.
Feb 22, 2011
NCPA Expert: Mideast Unrest Is Not the Only Cause of High Oil, Gas Prices
The ongoing turmoil throughout the Middle East highlights the continuing and pervasive vulnerability of the U.S. economy to oil price instability, yet the Obama administration continues to thwart any efforts to increase domestic oil production, according to National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett.
Feb 17, 2011
Examiner.com - H. Sterling Burnett, a Senior Fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis, wrote a piece earlier this week that shows the entire folly of the green movement.
Feb 10, 2011
President's Green Initiative Threatens U.S. Jobs and Creates Dependence on China
DALLAS -President Obama's call for a national green energy economy to reduce our foreign dependence on oil and create domestic jobs will actually backfire, forcing total U.S. dependence on China's monopoly holding of the world's supply of "rare earth elements," the rare minerals needed for most green technologies, according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).
Jan 26, 2011
Obama "Green Jobs" Initiatives Still Costly and Wasteful, Says NCPA Expert
The energy agenda President Obama presented in last night's State of the Union address was short on fiscal discipline but long on increased spending on a Washington-picks-the-winner technology and energy plan.