Newspaper Articles – Bonner R. Cohen

EPA Presses Forward with Controversial WOTUS Rulemaking

Throughout 2014 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made significantly moves to expand its jurisdiction over previously unregulated bodies of water across the United States.

Michigan May Curtail Wind Lawsuits

Scrambling to meet a self-imposed 2015 renewable-energy deadline, lawmakers in Michigan may be caught between competing interests of proponents and opponents of wind farms.

West Virginia Repeals Alternative Fuel Mandate

West Virginia’s Senate and House of Delegates have voted to repeal the state’s five-year-old statute requiring energy producers to increase the amount of alternative fuels used by 15 percent by 202

UN Global Poll: Climate Change Is Lowest Priority for Action

As the UN-sponsored climate change conference in Lima, Peru drew to a close in mid-December, a poll by the United Nations and associated organizations showed millions of respondents around the worl

States Challenge Federal Control of Western Lands

The large swaths of federal lands in western states are at the center of a debate over the future of tens of millions of acres between the eastern rim of the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Ocean.<

U.S. Oil and Gas Reserves Soar

Continuing a trend that has sent ripples through global energy markets in recent years, U.S.

Resist EPA’s ‘Clean Power Plan,’ Coalition Urges States

In the latest challenge to the Obama administration’s intensifying regulatory actions, a coalition of free-market and conservative organizations is calling on state governments to resist the Enviro

Battle Lines Form Over Renewable Fuel Decision

Sitting on opposite sides of the fence, refiners and producers of biofuels are anxiously awaiting a decision by the Obama administration on the amount of renewable fuels Washington will mandate for

Greens Lose in Midterms

The Democratic Party suffered significant losses in the Nov.

Congress, White House in Keystone Showdown

The much-delayed Keystone XL pipeline has taken center stage in Washington, DC in the wake of the 2014 midterm elections.