NCPA Media: Environment
Jul 22, 2010
President Ignored Science on Yucca Mountain, Texas' Permitting System, Now Deepwater Moratorium
Dallas - It is no surprise that a federal appeals court refused to reinstate the Obama Administration's deepwater drilling moratorium, since the scientist cited in support of the moratorium actually rejected the policy, according to NCPA Senior Fellow, H. Sterling Burnett.
Jul 16, 2010
A New NCPA Study Says Genetically Modified Crops are Safe, Meet the Needs of a Growing Population
The use of biotechnology to create genetically modified crops can meet the needs of a growing population, according to a new study by the National Center for Policy Analysis, especially as the world's population grows from six billion to approximately nine billion people this century.
Jun 30, 2010
NCPA Expert Says Current Climate Bill Efforts Are Especially Destructive During This Economic Decline
The Obama Administration should focus less on putting a price on carbon this year and focus more on making energy cheaper and more accessible, according to NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett.
Jun 10, 2010
NCPA Expert Says EPA Regulation is Bad Economic Policy; Too Expensive in RecessionDallas -Today's vote on Sen. Lisa Murkowski's (R-Alaska) proposal to block EPA regulation on climate change could strike a blow for the rule of law by reestablishing Congress' sole jurisdiction over interstate commerce, according to H. Sterling Burnett, Senior Fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis.
May 25, 2010
NCPA Expert Says the Federal Government Already Mismanages Lands They Currently Regulate.
May 13, 2010
NCPA Expert Says Kerry-Lieberman Bill Will Result in Lost Jobs, Higher Prices
Although Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) claims that the Kerry-Lieberman climate bill, which was formally released yesterday, will not raise taxes for Americans and will have "very little if any cost increase to the American consumer," the bill will inevitably have the same negative economic impact of any other tax, according to H. Sterling Burnett, Senior Fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis.
Apr 29, 2010
NCPA Expert Says Subsidized Green Job Creation will Cost More Jobs than It Creates
Dallas - A big supporter of green jobs, President Obama has regularly touted legislation containing provisions to subsidize green job creation. Unfortunately, there is growing evidence that government support of green industries will cost more jobs than it creates, according to a new analysis by the National Center for Policy Analysis.
Apr 22, 2010
Obama Administration Puts Desires of Environmental Lobbyists Before Everyday People
With the recent actions taken by the Obama administration, it has been Earth Year, so there is not much of a need for Earth Day, according to H. Sterling Burnett, Senior Fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis.