NCPA Media: Environment
Apr 11, 2011
Environment and Climate News - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has announced it will do its part to help restore jobs and revitalize the state economy by relaxing some regulations on state businesses.
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.