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New EPA Regulations Set to Take Drastic Toll on Economy

EPA draft regulations released this week mandate power plants cut carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030. According to the EPA’s own measurements, the new regulations are set to do much more economic harm than environmental good. The EPA estimates the cost of the regulations at $8.8 billion a year…

U.S. Funds Environmental Projects in Mexico

The government agency that’s wasted millions to bring minority communities in the U.S. “environmental justice” announced this month that it’s spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund projects in Mexico. It marks the latest of many controversial foreign allocations for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), an agency that’s been…

U.S. Buries Coal, Fracking Positives in Report to U.N.

Buried deep in a State Department report that discloses the U.S. has spent billions to combat climate change in developing countries are surprisingly honest assessments of coal and fracking, both high on the Obama administration’s hit list. Once Americans get through the shock of their government blowing $7.5 billion to…

Govt. Pays Dance Theater To Teach Poor Kids About Pollution

In the latest federal cash giveaway to help “underserved” communities, a dance theater in Utah is getting thousands from the government to educate low-income youth about the evils of air pollution. The Repertory Dance Theater in Salt Lake City will use its $25,000 grant to help kids understand the impacts…

More Environmental Justice Grants In FY 2011, 2012

The Obama Administration continues pouring huge sums of taxpayer dollars into a program that seeks to help poor, minority and indigenous communities attain “environmental justice” with some of the cash going to groups that assist illegal immigrants. It’s all part of the president’s multi-billion-dollar initiative to bring “social equity” to…

DOD Global Warming Intel Unit Could Be In The Works

Although the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) already has a special center dedicated to global warming, a new government report claims the nation’s intelligence community needs yet another taxpayer-funded entity to better determine the impact of climate change on national security. This is no joke, though it may sound like one.…

Poor At Higher Risk Of Global Warming Diseases

In the U.S. government’s global warming project du jour, American taxpayers will finance a new research program to determine which populations will be more “susceptible” and “vulnerable” to diseases exacerbated by climate change.One can only imagine what the brilliant scientists at the famously liberal academic institutions responsible for the research…

CIA’s Global Warming Center A National Security Secret

Most Americans may not know that the government agency responsible for providing national security data to the nation’s senior policymakers, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), operates a special center dedicated to global warming.That’s because the CIA doesn’t want anyone to know what goes on in its two-year-old Center on Climate Change…

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