Newspaper Articles – H. Sterling Burnett

Urban Heat Islands Hot and Getting Hotter

Climate Change Weekly #136

Denton, Texas City Council Rejects Fracking Ban

The city council of Denton, Texas rejected a proposed citywide ban on producing oil and natural gas through hydraulic fracturing techniques.

EPA Blames Texas for Illinois Air Pollution

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is blaming power plants in Texas for Illinois air pollution and is using the accusation to justify restrictions on Texas power plants.

Native Americans Protest Eagle Deaths at Wind Farms

In the face of continued raptor deaths and the Obama administration’s ongoing efforts to encourage new industrial wind farm developments, American Indian tribes are becoming increasingly vocal oppo

Study: Banning Plastic Grocery Bags Does Not Cut Disposal Costs

Banning plastic grocery bags does not reduce disposal and recycling costs, a study of several U.S. cities shows.

Hawaii Is at the Forefront of Genetically Modified Crops

When people think of Hawaii, they probably imagine beautiful sunsets over white sand beaches, bountiful waves, colorful clothing, and spasmodic volcanos.

USDA Approves Roundup-Ready Sugar Beets

After more than a decade of study, approval, court hearings, and more study, the U.S.

Study: Green Jobs Programs Stifling State Economies

Green jobs programs enacted by various states are causing economic harm on an economy-wide basis that outweighs the limited economic benefits within the “green” energy sector, according to a newly

Kansas Cashing in on Fracking

Kansas is the focus of a new land rush taking place in middle America.

Kansas, Texas Lead States Challenging EPA Cross-State Rule

Kansas and Texas are leading a group of eight states suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over EPA’s planned implementation of the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule.