Energy industry leaders plan the Southeast Powering Our Future Forum in reaction to Barack Obama's Climate Action Plan, unveiled Friday by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which imposes strict limits to emissions of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide by future power plants.
EPA regulations are set to kill jobs, send electricity rates through the roof, and make the United States more susceptible to brownouts and more dependent on foreign oil.
The supreme irony is that George Mitchell's discovery of "fracking" (horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas from shale) that unleashed the energy boom has completely disproved the "sustainability meme" he promoted in his later years after he sold his company.
The U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory finds that chemicals used in oil and natural gas drilling known as hydraulic fracturing or "fracing" pose no threat to groundwater or drinking water supplies, despite popular claims.
A researcher for the globalist Council on Foreign Relations has concluded that unless limits on the export of U.S. crude oil are removed, the oil boom being enjoyed here will end very soon.
If the Supreme Court reverses a lower court's ruling against the EPA, the costs of going green will become obvious to every living soul who turns on a light.
The announcement by a wind turbine manufacturer that it planned to build more turbines in Ireland failed to mention the 14,000 turbines already lying idle around the globe due to lack of viability or profitability.
Tighter restrictions proposed on sulfur content will add a penny or less to the retail price of a gallon of gasoline, according to the Obama administration, while the oil industry contends those same rules could hike prices at the pump as much as nine cents per gallon.
A rebirth of East Coast refineries that utilize the oil drilling method known as “fracking” is altering the United States’ energy future.
President Obama's Treasury Department is facing a lawsuit filed by the Competitive Enterprise Institute for stonewalling a Freedom of Information Act request relating to plans for a carbon tax on fossil fuels.