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Climate Regulations Don’t Limit Warming

Under questioning by Rep. David McKinley (R-WV) during March 22 hearings before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy admitted the Obama administration’s climate efforts will do nothing to prevent climate change, acknowledging they are symbolic attempts to get other countries to make steep carbon dioxide emissions cuts. McCarthy was unmoved when McKinley noted the negative impact regulations such as the Clean Power Plan have...

Taxpayers Finance Anti-Pipeline Activists

An obscure program nestled deep in the bowels of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is funneling taxpayer money to environmental activists who oppose natural gas pipelines, according to an investigative report issued by InsideSources. In 2009, Congress created the Technical Assistance Grant (TAG) program in DOT’s Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to provide funding to nonprofits and local governments to act to “improve damage prevention, develop new...

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