Endangerment Finding Must Go

…Endangerment Finding Must Go… As a result of the Supreme Court’s decision in Massachusetts v. EPA, 549 U.S. 497 (2007), the EPA issued its Endangerment Finding. Endangerment Finding, December 2009: “The [EPA] Administrator finds that the current and projected concentrations Continue reading Endangerment Finding Must Go

Energy Efficiency Commonsense

Many organizations are trumpeting the importance of energy efficiency while also making recommendations on how to improve it. People are likely to accept these recommendations without much thought, since improving efficiency is seen as being inherently good. There is a Continue reading Energy Efficiency Commonsense

Investment Truths

Improving energy efficiency is an important objective. Equally important is the efficient use of money, a limited economic resource. Improving energy efficiency without regard to cost is not a sound objective, yet this has become the mantra for this administration Continue reading Investment Truths

Exporting Natural Gas

Various forces are arrayed against permitting the export of liquefied natural gas (LNG). A few industry sources, primarily DOW Chemical Company, oppose the export of LNG for fear that the price of natural gas will rise to the point where Continue reading Exporting Natural Gas

A View into Incomprehensible Legislation

The complexity of Bills in the House and Senate discourages transparency and create an environment where complexity is encouraged as a method for denying Americans an opportunity to know what their leaders are doing. Obviously, few in Congress would acknowledge Continue reading A View into Incomprehensible Legislation

Calling For Government Mandates

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has issued a report critical of the United States for the amount of energy it uses. The ACEEE report ranks the United States 9th out of 12 world economies for energy efficiency. Continue reading Calling For Government Mandates