Daily Policy Digest

Environment Issues

Lifting the Oil Export Ban Would Increase Energy Production

The United States now produces more oil and natural gas than Russia and Saudi Arabia...

Energy Production Decreases as Federal Government Land Grab Increases

Federal government land control and land acquisition takes away opportunities for development, particularly when it comes to much needed energy resources...

Solar and Wind Power vs. Fossil Fuels

Subsidizing wealthy crony capitalists to build low-density, low-output, capital-intensive, land-hungry renewable energy schemes, while telling the poor to give up the dream of getting richer through fossil fuels, will not work...

The EPA Proposes New Climate Change Initiative Regulations

Having already targeted power plants, cars and other sources of emissions, the Obama administration is pushing to regulate the oil and gas sector, one of the greatest economic success stories of the past ten years...

Energy Parallels and Peak Oil

OPEC chose to raise oil production, thinking demand for their product would cause prices to increase. They were wrong...

Venezuela's Oil Troubles Will Not Be Over Soon

Despite the price of oil multiplying by a factor of twelve since Chávez rose to power in 1999, Venezuela has been producing a million barrels less per day than before Chavez took power...

Oil and Gas Workers May be Paid More to be Less Happy than Their Green-Jobs Counterparts

It does not take a scientist to see that members of the oil and gas industry are typically paid much more than their green-collar counterparts...

The Environmental Protection Agency Comes Down on Texas Jobs

The EPA should consider the national economic implications of overregulating ground level ozone in Texas...

Keystone XL is Better for Economy and Environment: Obama Vetoes Anyway

The Keystone XL is a critical infrastructure project for the energy security of the United States and for strengthening the American economy...

The All-Of-the-Above Energy Strategy Threatens Alaskan Oil

the only thing the president’s all-of-the-above energy policy has done is hold back the industry’s growth...


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