EPA’s Overreach by the Numbers

A new report from the Office of Management and Budget puts into stark context just how big EPA’s regulatory overreach has become.

EPA regulations from 2004 to 2014 have come with an annual price tag of $37.6 billion to $45.4 billion dollars, over three times higher than the next highest agency, the Department of Transportation.

Regulatory Obsession Means the War on Oil & Gas is On

As ran in The Hill's Congress Blog on Aug. 28, 2015. http://bit.ly/1LABIDY.

With the announcement earlier this month of the Clean Power Plan, the War on Coal is officially over. The casualties in Appalachia, Northwest Colorado and other mining areas across the country number in the thousands. Consumers’ electricity rates will necessarily skyrocket across the country, but President Obama can claim mission accomplished.

A Rule in Search of a Problem

Kathleen Sgamma

Testifying in the Senate this week on the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) final fracking rule, I stressed that the agency has finalized a costly rule with no justification in the form of real environmental benefit.

BLM’s rule will regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands nationwide


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