NCPA Media: Environment

  • Apr 11, 2011

    Activists Sue USDA to Block Herbicide-Resistant Alfalfa

    The Heartland Institute - Continuing their assault on improvements in agricultural technology, environmental activists have launched a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for approving alfalfa modified to resist Roundup weed killer.


  • Apr 11, 2011

    New Jersey DEP Proposes Relaxing Some Environmental Restrictions

    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

    BURNETT AND STEVENSON: Lessons from Japan on nuclear waste

    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

    Nuclear Energy Podcast

    Wisconsin Public Radio- NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett debates the future of nuclear energy on Wisconsin Public Radio.  (Podcast)


  • Mar 14, 2011

    State Regulators Clear Fracking in Water Pollution Claims

    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.



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