Daily Policy Digest
|Beneficiary of Billions from Green Fuels Program Files for Creditor Protection
Another renewable energy company bites the dust after taking billions in U.S. tax dollars, writes Belinda Silva...
|Renewable Fuel Standard Mandates, or Not?
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), congressional mandates of renewable fuels cannot be achieved, saying "[T]he ambitious statutory targets in the Clean Air Act exceed real world conditions..."
|New NERA Study Details Economic Impact of Clean Power Plan
The Clean Power Plan's (CPP) goal is to reduce carbon emissions from new and existing fossil-fueled power plants in the United States...
|Let Wind and Solar Energy Subsides Expire
The biggest wind and solar tax credits have expired or will expire by 2016...
|Organics: Another Fine Government Mess
Hundreds of millions of taxpayer funds support a "pay-to-play" government controlled advertising scheme, writes NCPA Research Associate Belinda Silva...
|The Bargain Mass Transit Option
SkyTran is a bargain for cities planning mass transit or expanding their existing systems, writes Senior Research Fellow Lloyd Bentsen...
|USDA and States to Spend $210 Million on Fuel Pumps
This latest money toss is yet another multi-million dollar outlay resulting from the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)...
How can you build a sustainable city with a strategy that can't even sustain itself?...
|Charge for Plastic Bags in Britain Draws Mixed Reactions
Great Britain is now charging five pence (eight cents) for plastic bags...
|Court Sides with Fracking
Judge says Interior Department lacks legal authority to issue oil and natural gas standard...