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Warning: National EPA Standards May Well Make Things Worse

Warning: National EPA Standards May Well Make Things Worse

The problem here is pretty straightforward – under the Constitution, the EPA shouldn’t even exist. If it didn’t, there would be no national standard. Every state would set its own requirements.

R3publicans:  How Scott Pruitt Helped Arkansas Poultry Giants Pollute One of Oklahoma’s Prettiest Rivers

R3publicans: How Scott Pruitt Helped Arkansas Poultry Giants Pollute One of Oklahoma’s Prettiest Rivers

Scott Pruitt, the embattled head of the Environmental Protection Agency, took the side of poultry companies and other businesses in Arkansas in a dispute over the pollution of an ecologically sensitive and economically vital watershed, environmental gr…

California Plans to Take on Trump Offshore Oil Drilling Plan By Denying Pipeline Permits

California Plans to Take on Trump Offshore Oil Drilling Plan By Denying Pipeline Permits

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Feb. 13, 2018) – California plans to take on Trump administration efforts to expand offshore oil drilling by blocking the transportation of petroleum through the state. According to a Reuters report, California officials say they plan to deny pipeline permits for transporting oil from new leases off the Pacific coast. Last month, the…

The Left Proves You Don’t Need D.C. to Address Environmental Policy

The Left Proves You Don’t Need D.C. to Address Environmental Policy

Within weeks of Donald Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord, the left has already begun to prove you don’t need the federal government forcing environmental policies to address climate issues. State and even local action can effectively move things forward. To date, 285 U.S. mayors have agreed to align their cities…

Virginia Republicans Kill Bill Opposing EPA Clean Power Plan

Virginia Republicans Kill Bill Opposing EPA Clean Power Plan

The Republican-dominated Virginia Legislature has killed a bill that would set the foundation to reject the EPA’s “Clean Power Plan” in practice. Del. Israel O’Quinn (R-Bristol) introduced House Bill 1974 (HB1974) on Jan. 10. The legislation would have prohibited the Department of Environmental Quality from unilaterally implementing EPA Clean Power Plan emission requirements. Had the bill passed, the…

Virginia House Passes Bill Setting Foundation to Reject EPA Clean Power Plan

Virginia House Passes Bill Setting Foundation to Reject EPA Clean Power Plan

RICHMOND, Va. (Feb. 7, 2017) – Today, the Virginia House passed a bill that would set the foundation to reject the EPA’s “Clean Power Plan” in practice. Del. Israel O’Quinn (R-Bristol) introduced House Bill 1974 (HB1974) on Jan. 10. The legislation would prohibit the Department of Environmental Quality from unilaterally implementing EPA Clean Power Plan emission requirements.…

Virginia House Passes Bill Setting Foundation to Reject EPA Clean Power Plan

Virginia House Passes Bill Setting Foundation to Reject EPA Clean Power Plan

RICHMOND, Va. (Feb. 7, 2017) – Today, the Virginia House passed a bill that would set the foundation to reject the EPA’s “Clean Power Plan” in practice. Del. Israel O’Quinn (R-Bristol) introduced House Bill 1974 (HB1974) on Jan. 10. The legislation would prohibit the Department of Environmental Quality from unilaterally implementing EPA Clean Power Plan emission requirements.…

Iowa Bill Would Nullify All EPA Rules and Regulations

Iowa Bill Would Nullify All EPA Rules and Regulations

DES MOINES, Iowa (Jan. 25, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Iowa House would nullify all EPA regulations within the state, and place sole authority for environmental regulations in the hands of a state agency and the legislature. A coalition of seven representatives introduced House Bill 100 (HF100) on Jan. 24.The legislation rests on…