Obama And EPA Strangle Another Company

 Posted by on September 19, 2012  Energy
Sep 192012
Obama And EPA Strangle Another Company

Coal company Alpha Natural Resources, announced yesterday it is closing eight mines starting immediately. Of the eight mines targeted for closure there are four in West Virginia, three in Virginia and one in Pennsylvania. Layoffs associated with the closures will be 1200 workers. The job casualties represent about 10% of the company’s workforce. Of the 1200, there will be an initial 400 workers sent packing …READ MORE

Aug 222012
Court Rules EPA Overstepped Its Authority

On Tuesday, a federal appeals court slapped EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson and told her to back off, when it struck down the Obama administration’s “good neighbor” pollution rule. The “good neighbor” rule is designed to address pollution produced by a plant in one state that gets carried by the wind and settles in another state. It is a messy case because there are multiple states …READ MORE

Job Creator, My Ass

 Posted by on July 24, 2012  Energy
Jul 242012
Job Creator, My Ass

Grab some body bags because Obama and the EPA storm-troopers have won another battle. PBS Coals Inc. and its affiliate, RoxCoal Inc., sent 225 workers packing Friday, dropping its workforce to 795 employees, as reported by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Lynn Shanks, the company’s CEO, pointed the finger at the EPA, “…the escalating costs and uncertainty generated by recently advanced EPA regulations and interpretations have created …READ MORE

Jul 092012
Yet Another Reason Why Big Brother Isn't The Answer

Conservatives have long promoted the idea of more personal and economic freedom and much less government. There is a long and painful history of government inefficiency, waste and bureaucratic corruption, as a result, conservatives are loath to trust government with anything more than the most basic of initiatives like law and order and national defense. So can you imagine their response to the idea that …READ MORE