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9 11, 2018

Walcher: The sky is falling!

2018-11-13T12:17:45+00:00November 9th, 2018|Bad Science, Green Groups, Manipulation, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel A new report from the World Wildlife Fund claims humans have killed more than half the all the wildlife in the world since 1970. The report attracted media mass attention, though if you read the entire 145-page essay, it doesn't really [...]

30 10, 2018

The Epoch Times: Air Quality Standards: An Ever-Changing Target

2018-11-06T14:58:03+00:00October 30th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, Media Coverage, Milloy|

By Richard Trzupek, Heartland Institute As Appearing in The Epoch Times My colleague Steve Milloy, curator of the invaluable common-sense website Junk Science, sent me a link to a press release issued by the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) last week. The CBD’s thundering press releasecites a study that purports to demonstrate that the “University [...]

30 10, 2018

MasterResource: Citizen Martis Draws Ire from Big Green (countering wind power shoestring by shoestring)

2018-10-30T16:07:37+00:00October 30th, 2018|Bad Science, Conflict of Interest, Martis, Media Coverage, Windmills|

by Robert Bradley, Jr. Master Resource In “Coal-Backed Anti-Wind Guru Barrels into Ohio’s Seneca County to Attack Wind Energy,” Scott Peterson, executive director of Checks and Balances Project, “an investigative blog that seeks to hold government officials, lobbyists and corporate management accountable to the public,” goes after one regular citizen, Kevon Martis. Citizen Martis is [...]

19 10, 2018

InsideSources: Does Air Pollution Kill? New Report Challenges Longstanding Conviction

2018-10-22T16:48:00+00:00October 19th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, Media Coverage, Milloy, Report|

by Erin Mundahl InsideSources A decade ago, with gas prices flirting with $4 a gallon, Americans worried about fuel efficiency. But today, after technological innovation opened up the shale fields and dramatically lowered gas prices, that worry has faded. Without the pressure of high gas prices, the Obama administration imposed government standards to pressure automakers [...]

18 10, 2018

CEI: Is Particulate Matter Air Pollution as Dangerous as Cancer?

2018-10-22T16:55:08+00:00October 18th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, CAFE, Media Coverage, Milloy, Report|

by Richard Morrison Competitive Enterprise Institute Yesterday the Competitive Enterprise Institute published Steve Milloy’s new policy brief on the impact of revised federal rules for auto mileage and emissions, “Will the Trump Fuel Economy Reform Proposal Create Deadly Air Pollution?” This reform to the Obama-era policy on corporate average fuel economy standards is one of the current [...]

17 10, 2018

Daily Caller: Study Supports Trump’s Claims That Vehicle Regulation Rollback Will Save Lives

2018-10-22T17:06:13+00:00October 17th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, CAFE, Media Coverage, Milloy, Report|

by Jason Hopkins Daily Caller A new report reportedly debunks claims that the Trump administration is placing more people at risk of death with its plan to freeze the corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency announced a plan in August to roll back vehicle [...]

15 10, 2018

E&E News: Wheeler hands ‘YUGE win’ to foes of science panels

2018-10-16T13:34:59+00:00October 15th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, CASAC, Media Coverage, Milloy|

Sean Reilly E&E News reporter Two years ago, Steve Milloy was at the forefront in promoting a lawsuit aimed at forcing EPA to dissolve and reconstitute a scientific panel that would review the agency's standards for soot and other tiny airborne particles. The suit failed, but Milloy, who served on President Trump's EPA transition team, [...]

12 10, 2018

Walcher: Where things come from

2018-10-30T16:27:27+00:00October 12th, 2018|Bad Science, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel Several times I have enjoyed speaking to school classes about various natural resources issues, and am invariably surprised at how poorly they understand where things come from. Water miraculously appears from the faucet, and gas from the pump, just as everything from milk [...]

12 10, 2018

Daily Caller: EPA Ramps Up Its Overhaul Of ‘Independent’ Science Advisory Boards

2018-10-16T13:46:49+00:00October 12th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, CASAC, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage|

by Tim Pearce Daily Caller The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is phasing out an air quality advisory panel as it continues to reform and cut back the web of experts that inform the agency’s policy decisions. The Particulate Matter Review Panel (PMRP) is not scheduled to research or review EPA policies next year, according to [...]

11 10, 2018

Walcher: More Misplaced Environmentalist Outrage

2018-10-11T14:19:33+00:00October 11th, 2018|Bad Science, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in Heartland Freedom Pub How we long for the good old days! That’s the tone of some environmental industry leaders who are screaming bloody murder (literally, not figuratively) about Department of the Interior actions under President Trump. The Department’s re-interpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty [...]

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