Newspaper Articles – Bonner R. Cohen

EPA’s McCarthy: New CO2 Restrictions Not About Climate

EPA’s recently announced restrictions on carbon dioxide emissions have nothing to do with reducing pollution, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy admitted in Senate hearings.

Greenpeace Blasts China’s Coal Plans

Greenpeace sharply criticized China for unveiling ambitious plans to construct 50 coal gasification plants.

Farmers, Ranchers Oppose EPA Water Grab

An 88-page regulatory proposal designed to “clarify” federal jurisdiction of “waters of the United States” is sowing opposition in the agricultural community, provoking calls for Congress to step i

Wind Industry Attacks California Solar Subsidies

The California Wind Energy Association and other renewable energy groups criticized a new law extending special tax breaks to the California solar power industry.

North Carolina Lifts Fracking Moratorium

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed into law a bill ending the Tarheel State’s moratorium on energy production via hydraulic fracturing.

Bird Conservancy Files Suit Against Wind Turbines

The American Bird Conservancy has filed a lawsuit against the federal government, charging the U.S.

Ohio Freezes Renewable Power Mandates

The Ohio legislature voted to freeze the state’s escalating renewable power mandates at 2014 levels.

Oregon Considers Selling State Forest Land to Benefit Schools

Oregon public land officials are considering selling the 93,000-acre Elliot State Forest.

Natural Gas Export Facility Would Not Harm Environment, Feds Find

A natural gas export facility on Chesapeake Bay would have no significant impact on the environment, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission determined in a draft report.

Natural Gas Export Facility Would Not Harm Environment, Feds Find

A natural gas export facility on Chesapeake Bay would have no significant impact on the environment, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission determined in a draft report.