NCPA Media: Environment

  • 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.


  • Mar 10, 2011

    Kentucky Senate Approves Building of Nuclear Power Plants

    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

    Roadblock On Domestic Oil Production Even More Costly Now

    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

    Green Energy Poses a Major Threat to US National Security

    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

    NCPA Report: Does Green Energy Jeopardize U.S. Security?

    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).



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