Archive for category: Energy and Resource Extraction
Should Costs Matter in EPA Rule-Making???Brent Fewell, , Energy and Resource Extraction, Cost Benefits, EPA, George Washington Regulatory Studies Center, Mercury and Air Toxics, rulemaking, Supreme Court, Susan Dudley, 0
As one who is unwavering in his support for strong regulations protecting the environment, there are times when I’m...
EPA Deems Fracking Safe to Drinking Water and Public HealthBrent Fewell, , Energy and Resource Extraction, Cheap Energy Revolution, drinking water, environmental protection, EPA, fracking, groundwater resources, NRDC, oil and gas, public health, 0
After many years of study, EPA this week released a comprehensive report on the practice of hydraulic fracturing –...
Make Conservation, not LitigationScott Cameron, , Energy and Resource Extraction, ESA listing, litigation, National Audubon Society, National Wildlife Federation, oil and gas exploration, Sage Grouse, Senator Chic Hecht, Sierra Club, WEA, Western Energy Alliance, 0
When I was in my teen years in the late 1960s, college age Vietnam War protesters were featured nightly...
Drill-Baby-Drill – But Responsibly and SustainablyBrent Fewell, , Energy and Resource Extraction, BASF, Center for Sustainable Shale Development, EDF, energy costs, energy production, environmental protection, EPA, fracking, Fred Krupp, George Mitchell, natural gas, oil and gas, PEC, Pennsylvania, shale gas, WSJ, 0
Really good news in the Wall Street Journal this week on the bump in economic activity from the U.S....
Trash TalkingBrent Fewell, , Energy and Resource Extraction, Chris Kennedy, Daniel Hoornweg, environmental impacts, EPA, fast food, landfill capacity, Methane to Markets, nature, Perinaz Bhada-Tata, plastic bags, plastics, solid waste generation, trash, Victoria Ludwig, Waste Production Must Peak This Century, 0
For our household, soccer is a weekend mainstay. As typical weekends go, this one was no different, aside from enjoying...
New High-Tech Imaging Protecting the Planet and Saving LivesBrent Fewell, , Climate Change, Energy and Resource Extraction, EPA, air pollution, dangerous gas leaks, enforcement, environmental protection, fugitive emissions, high-tech photo imaging, LDAR, oil and gas industry, Rebellion Photonics, 0
A revolutionary new technology is not only helping to protect the environment, but is now being used to save...
Environmentalists Debate the Costs and Benefits of Gas v. CoalBrent Fewell, , Climate Change, Energy and Resource Extraction, alternative energies, climate change, coal, environmental, fracking, Kate Sinding, Michael Shellenberger, natural gas, NRDC, 0
Thought it worth posting this thoughtful and civil discussion between Kate Sinding of NRDC and Michael Shellenberger of The...
James Hansen Rebuffs Environmental GroupsBrent Fewell, , Climate Change, Energy and Resource Extraction, 0
I have had harsh words previously for Jim Hansen, former NASA scientist and climate change alarmist who called for oil executives...
China – A Growing Threat to the EarthBrent Fewell, , Climate Change, Conservative Conservationism, Energy and Resource Extraction, EPA, Free-Market Environmentalism, Species Protection, The Environment and Politics, Water Issues, China, conservation, conservative, Craig Simons, Diane Rehm, environmentalism, NPR, pollution, Russell Kirk, The Devouring Dragon, 1
Listened to a sobering interview yesterday on NPR’s Diane Rehm Show, with Craig Simons, author of the new book, The Devouring Dragon, which...
Oyster Fisheries and Families along Gulf Coast in JeopardyBrent Fewell, , Energy and Resource Extraction, Species Protection, Water Issues, Alabama, Apalachicola River, Apalachicola Riverkeeper, conservation, Dan Tonsmeire, Florida, Georgia, Governor Rick Scott, Gulf of Mexico, Lizette Alvarez, oysters, Scott Fewell, Tri-State Water Wars, 0
By Brent Fewell Thanks to my older brother, Scott, who forwarded the following story, A Fight Over Water, and to Save...
EDF Promotes Sustainable Fracking Practices – and draws ire of other environmental groupsBrent Fewell, , Climate Change, Energy and Resource Extraction, Species Protection, Center for Sustainable Shale Development, Chevron, EDF, environment, fracking, Fred Krupp, Heinz Endowments, Lenny Bernstein, nature, Paul King, PEC, Shell, 0
By Brent Fewell Environmental Defense Fund is taking heat from other environmental groups for promoting sustainable energy practices, as...
Global warming can be really really scary to kids . . .Brent Fewell, , Climate Change, Energy and Resource Extraction, Water Issues, children, climate change, fear of global warming, glacial melting, global warming, modeling, nature, Petermann Glacier, 0
By Brent Fewell A new survey reveals that nearly 60 percent of children fear global warming and the dire consequences,...
An Intriguing But Not-So-Bizarre Tale Involving EPABrent Fewell, , Climate Change, Energy and Resource Extraction, EPA, Water Issues, climate change, conservation, environmentalism, Gina McCarthy, Haida Salmon Project, ocean fertilizing, Russ George, Tracy Mehan, 0
A couple of months back I posted about a promising geoengineering development here, Save the Planet – plant a...
What is the Best Antidote to Environmental Irrationality?Brent Fewell, , Conservative Conservationism, Energy and Resource Extraction, Water Issues, Cass Sunstein, climate change, conservatism, Dan Kahan, democracy, environmental, environmental hysteria, fear, Fear of Democracy, Laws of Fear, Patrick Moynihan, Penn & Teller Bullshit, rule making, 5
The material well-being of a democratic society depends on its ability to rationally manage a nearly limitless variety of...
Just Give Me The Fracking Truth!Brent Fewell, , Climate Change, Energy and Resource Extraction, fracking, FrackNation, Gasland, groundwater, hydraulic fracturing, Josh Fox, Matt Damon, oil and gas, Phelim McAleer, Promised Land, U.S. EPA, water, water quality, 0
By Brent Fewell Similar to climate change, the issue of hydraulic fracturing is now deeply mired in the quagmire of...
“Greens Hooks and Bullets”Brent Fewell, , Energy and Resource Extraction, Species Protection, conservation, Department of Interior, Sally Jewel, 0
By Brent Fewell POTUS’ new cabinet pick for Department of Interior, Sally Jewel, strikes me as a fantastic choice! Some...
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