Daily Policy Digest

Environment Issues

Will the FDA Approve Genetic Engineering to Kill Mosquitos?

Each of the 48 contiguous states saw cases of West Nile virus last year, with 119 deaths out of 2,469 reported cases...

Don't Revive the Wind Tax Credit

Until last year, the federal government gave a generous tax credit to wind producers of $23 per megawatt-hour...

Small Business Administration Objects to EPA Water Rule

The EPA's new "Waters of the United States" rule would increase permit costs between $19.8 million and $52 million each year...

A Better Way to Preserve Endangered Species

While the ESA is aimed at improving the survival of species, it carries such hefty penalties that landowners actually try to rid their lands of the endangered animals...

How to Lower the Price of Gas

Gas prices have an impact beyond the pump, raising the price of food and other goods and services, all of which have their own transportation costs...

Nuclear Waste Policy Needs Reform

Nuclear waste management is the biggest problem facing the development of nuclear power...

America Set to Lead World in Oil Production

According to the International Energy Agency, the United States is producing oil at the same level as Saudi Arabia...

Germany's Coal Binge

Germany's coal renaissance is a cautionary tale for policymakers that try to intervene in the market to promote renewables and instead have to face economic realities...

Earth-Friendly Energy Is Anything But

Environmentalists worship solar energy and wind power as Earth-friendly answers to their ecological prayers. Tortoises, bats, butterflies, and bald eagles beg to differ...

The Potential of Thorium for Safer, Cleaner and Cheaper Energy

The new generation of nuclear reactors will be fueled by thorium (Th-232) instead of uranium (U-235)...


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