Monthly Archives: August 2009

Global Warming Bill to be Debated in U.S. Senate Next Month

With most of the focus this month on health-care reform, the other extremely controversial bill (Waxman-Markey) — which would dramatically alter the nation’s energy policy — is likely to start ramping up again next month when the U.S. Senate reconvenes from … Continue reading

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Wind Turbine Bill Moving through Legislature

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U.S. State Department Grants Permit for U.S.-Canada Oil Pipeline

The U.S. State Department last week granted a permit to construct a 326-mile oil pipeline from the Canadian border to Superior, Wisconsin. As the Washington Post reports, the project has prompted outcry from environmental groups that oppose crude extracted from … Continue reading

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Study Looks at Impact of Waxman-Markey on Oil Refining

The American Petroleum Institute has added to the chorus of studies looking at the impact of the American Clean Energy Security Act of 2009 (Waxman-Markey). According to the study, performed by EnSys Energy, a consulting firm, U.S. refining production could … Continue reading

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Another Study Reveals Costs of Waxman-Markey

  The National Association of Manufacturers and the American Council for Capital Formation on August 12, 2009 unveiled a comprehensive study of the impact of the Waxman-Markey bill, which aims to reduce GHG emissions by mandating a cap and trade … Continue reading

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New Study Analyzes Impact of Waxman-Markey Bill

The Heritage Foundation has released a new report titled, “The Economic Consequences of Waxman-Markey: An Analysis of the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009″ (Waxman-Markey bill). The report analyzes the Waxman-Markey bill after it was significantly amended prior … Continue reading

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