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Dan Byers

We recently wrote about the push by the 115th Congress to use the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to stop several 11th-hour rules issued in the waning days of the Obama Administration. According to one estimate, a record 38 “major rules” (that is, costing $100 million or more) were promulgated by federal agencies after President Trump’s election victory on November 8th.

Dan Byers

After the proverbial death and taxes, few things in life are as certain as the issuing of a flurry of often controversial midnight regulations by outgoing administrations of both parties.

Dan Byers

America is at an energy crossroads. The fracking-enabled shale revolution is rapidly transforming the nation’s energy landscape, lowering prices for consumers and dramatically reducing our dependence on foreign oil.

Dan Byers

To say that the state of Washington has a trade-based economy would be a gross understatement.

Dan Byers

With presumptive presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both in West Virginia this week ahead of the state’s upcoming primary, the issue of coal has emerged as a major media storyline.

Dan Byers

In early March, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton let slip an unusual campaign promise—unemployment for coal miners and bankruptcy for their employers:

Dan Byers

 

New White Paper Explores Effect of Supreme Court Stay on Clean Power Plan Deadlines

Dan Byers

As we have repeatedly warned, an “air of unreality” is permeating the COP 21 climate talks.  Any agreements reached

Dan Byers

The EPA is expected to finalize its “Clean Power Plan”—sweeping new regulations that aim to transform the U.S. electricity system—sometime in the next 90 days.

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