Daily Policy Digest

Environment Issues

Alaska's Lessons for the Keystone XL Pipeline

Many opponents of the Trans-Alaska pipeline argued that there would be threats to wildlife, earthquakes, and massive oil spills along the Pacific Coast. None of these doomsday scenarios ended up transpiring...

Why British Columbia's Carbon Tax Is Not Applicable to America

The United States could not reap the same success from a carbon tax that British Columbia has due to fiscal and geological differences...

Dangers Aside, Railways Reshape Crude Market

Today, 1.6 million barrels of oil, close to 20 percent of the total pumped in the U.S., are being shipped by rail per day...

The Latest Anti-Small-Business Effort to Stop Global Warming

Even as environmental regulations have become more complex, there is no real evidence global warming has occurred over the past 15 years...

Approval Process for LNG Export Terminals Needs Reform

Two dozen LNG export applications are still sitting in bureaucratic limbo, because the approval process is messy and slow...

Have Wildfires Increased Due to Global Warming?

Wildfires have decreased, not increased, as global temperatures have risen...

The EPA's Misleading Cost-Benefit Calculations

When the Environmental Protection Agency issues new regulations, it sometimes provides an estimate of costs and benefits. But, according to a new report, the agency's calculations are not all that they appear...

California's High Speed Rail Project a Financial Disaster

California is plowing forward with its high speed rail plan, despite the fact that it lacks the funds to pay for the project...

House Tries to Stop EPA Overreach

The EPA has proposed to regulate nearly all ditches, including those that are man-made...

Solar Boom Pales in Comparison to Oil and Gas Production

In just one year, the United States increased its oil production by more than twice the energy output of the entire solar sector...


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