CO2 Catastrophe not Deterrent for Government

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Secretary of Energy Rick Perry is projected to award 36 million in grant money for promising projects linked to advancing Carbon Capture Technologies. The federal financial assistance will be awarded by the Office of Fossil Energy (FE) which will aid in supporting joint private & federal research for the creation

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Newsflash Coal needed for Future Competitiveness

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The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has & is spending millions on investing in coal which the agency says is part of the U.S. Strategic vision towards being energy independent and competitive in the near and distant future. NETL which operates under the Department of Energy (DOE) announced nine projects

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Oregon DoGooders Strike Again, Taxpayers Lose

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HB 2321 the Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program gives the Department of Fish & Wildlife (DOFW) a new tool for obtaining revenue from Oregonians. The 2017 HB 2321 bill has been amended to remove any ambiguity small kids may have regarding their obligation to obtain proper water permits when interacting

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Poor Air Quality Approved for all Citizens

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Bill H.R. 806 the Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017 was introduced in the House of Representatives February 2017 by Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX). Subcommittee hearings were held in March, while full committee and Mark-up sessions were held in June. The “Yeas” have won so the bill will soon pass

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US Says Chemical Hazards are good for the Economy

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The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) along with 18 other agencies is slated for elimination. The President’s 2018 (FY18) proposes to eliminate these agencies through a lack of funding (budgeting). Congress has given CSB authority to directly submit its 2018 budget to Congress and the Office of Management and Budget

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