by | Dec 1, 2019

American cars are back for good — if the government will let them stay. And what do we mean by American cars? We mean big ones. With big engines feeding big power to the rear wheels. Without the big price. For most…

by | Feb 13, 2019

When Andrew Wheeler became acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator in July 2018, EPA was in turmoil. Seven months later, EPA is operating smoothly, effectively, and efficiently under Wheeler. The U.S. Senate would be foolish to drag its feet removing…

by | Oct 25, 2018

The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) is taking a page out of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) playbook. Finally, DOI is improving the transparency behind the science used to develop regulations on the millions of acres of public lands…

by | Sep 18, 2018

Leaders always like having something new to brag about and put their own name on. You don’t get a lot of cheers by saying, “Let’s just keep doing what we’re doing,” even though sometimes staying the course is the best plan. Just…

by | Sep 13, 2018

President Donald Trump committed to fundamentally transforming the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from an agency producing politicized science to one instilling sound scientific standards for research. By doing so, Americans should expect improved environmental and health outcomes. Currently, regulatory…

by | Sep 6, 2018

Public policy is, at its essence, the act of making choices. With any particular policy problem, there are a myriad of solutions to it, and it is up to policymakers to carefully assess these options as a way of determining…

by | Jun 20, 2018

Washington Do you remember when we called those utterly frivolous though dreadfully ominous news stories of yesteryear Black Cat News Stories? They filled the media in the 1980s during the presidency of Ronald Reagan. Not a week passed when a…

by | May 25, 2018

In a major win for American industry, jobs, and our national economy, the Trump White House recently announced that it is modifying a 2007 biofuels-mixing requirement to allow exported fuels to count towards the mandate’s RINs requirements. The compromise was…

by | May 11, 2018

Under Obama, the EPA and the Sierra Club might as well have shared offices. EPA staffers would routinely hatch plots to cripple business in the name of this or that “scientific” scam. Al Armendariz, one of Obama’s regional EPA administrators,…

by | Apr 26, 2018

The attacks on Trump cabinet officials intensify in direct proportion to the effectiveness of the policies they advocate. Scott Pruitt, Trump’s EPA administrator, is Exhibit A of this phenomenon. Because he is preventing green ideologues at the EPA from harassing…

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