Energy & Environment

EPA Assault on Coal and Threatens Affordable Reliable Energy

EPA closes plantsSubcommittee Hears Directly From Workers and Officials of Communities Suffering from the EPA Assault

Witnesses Describe Effects of Regulatory Actions on Jobs, Local Economies, and Consumers

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today held a hearing on “EPA’s Regulatory Threat to Affordable, Reliable Energy: The Perspective of Coal Communities.” Continue reading

Virginia Farmer Starts Property Rights Legal Revolution

ConservationeasementLong and growing is the list of property rights abuses by federal agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency. Even at the state level, wetlands and other laws are being used to invade and destroy private property rights.

Last term, the United States Supreme Court in Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District brushed back the government on its bullying treatment of private property owners, but the case was remanded for further litigation. Continue reading

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