Tag: energy

Speaking of wind farms

The nation’s first off-shore wind farm has received federal approval and construction could begin this fall, reports the Boston Globe. The wind farm will be built off cap cod, where it has been opposed for ruining the sight of the otherwise stalwart greens who live there. Guess not even the ghost of Teddy Kennedy could... Read more »

Piping Plover drops a load on wind farms

A $499 million, 150-megawatt Merricourt Wind Project is supposed to be built this year in southeast North Dakota appears stymied because it jeopardizes the endangered whooping crane and the threatened piping plover. It’s one of several expected standoffs between wind farm zealots and environmental fanatics. Priceless. Piping Plover Minnesota Public Radio reported how the controversy has caused... Read more »

Rally in Illinois for jobs on Sept. 8

As the number one issue for the American people is jobs and the economy, the Congressional Budget Office estimates that the Obama oil drilling moratorium alone will cause a loss of 23,000 jobs. That is why the American Conservative Union is partnering with the American Petroleum Institute in order to protect domestic job growth.  With... Read more »

Wind turbine power: nirvana

A quiz about wind power: 1. Who runs America’s biggest wind farm? (A) Cannon Power Group, (B) General Electric, (C) BP or (D) Terra-Gen Power. 2. Where is it located? (A) Oregon, (B) Colorado, (C) California or (D) Indiana. The answers are BP and Indiana. BP? The company whose thirst for oil may have polluted the Gulf of Mexico for decades? And... Read more »

Voters turning up heat on Obama, rig operators

Forty-five percent, according to the latest Rasmussen poll now say the president is doing a poor job handling the incident. That’s up 11 points from two weeks ago and 19 points at the beginning of last month. Thirty percent (30%) give the president good or excellent marks for his handling of the situation, down from 38%... Read more »

I ain't paying

As politically correct it has become to “do something” about global warming, most voters don’t want to pay for it. As if it comes as a surprise. A new Rasmussen poll finds: Most U.S. voters think it is at least somewhat important for Congress to pass major energy legislation aimed at reducing global warming this... Read more »

Obama slams the door on "transparency,"

Shades of the “Chicago Way” With all the promises that his administration would be the most transparent Carol Browner, the energy and environment czar, will not tell Congress about the negotiations she conducted with the automobile industry that led to significant emission standards changes. ever, Obama’s czars will not testify before Congress about their activities... Read more »
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