Archives for December 16, 2014

The Greatest Christmas Present to America 2014

Your Gift From Ani­ta B Hoge A Link To Your Fed­er­al Grant in Your State Cre­at­ing A “Nation­al ID” When think­ing about the vio­la­tions of pri­va­cy that were exposed by Edward Snow­den for the NSA mon­i­tor­ing emails and phone con­ver­sa­tions.… Hon­est­ly! Snow­den’s release of this infor­ma­tion is child’s play com­pared to what the gov­ern­ment is col­lect­ing on […]

Committee Report Uncovers Lack of Independence & Accountability of Peer Review Process for ESA Listing Decisions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Nat­ur­al Resources Com­mit­tee major­i­ty staff released a report today that ques­tions the inde­pen­dence and account­abil­i­ty of  the peer review process in recent Endan­gered Species Act (ESA) list­ing deci­sions.  The report enti­tled, “Under the Micro­scope: An exam­i­na­tion of the ques­tion­able sci­ence and lack of inde­pen­dent peer review in Endan­gered Species Act listing […]

Sources: EPA Scrambles To Protect Key Climate Rule

The Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency may delay a con­tentious rule man­dat­ing car­bon cap­ture tech­nol­o­gy for coal-fired pow­er plants, accord­ing to news reports. The agency has not offi­cial­ly com­ment­ed on the report­ed rule, but sources famil­iar with the pos­si­ble delay of the New Source Per­for­mance Stan­dards say it stems from seri­ous prob­lems with its car­bon cap­ture mandate. […]