ENERGY POLICY - IAIN MURRAY
WashingtonTimes.com: War on coal escalates - Obama emissions rules impose real costs with illusory health benefits
Faced with rising gas prices, President Obama recently outlined what he calls an “all-of-the-above” energy policy “that develops every available source of American energy - oil, gas, wind, solar, nuclear, biofuels and more.” You may notice something missing there - coal, America’s most abundant and affordable fuel source. The administration’s “all of the above” strategy is anything but. > Read the full commentary on WashingtonTimes.com
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REGULATION - RYAN YOUNG
Openmarket.org: CEI’s Battered Business Bureau: The Week in Regulation
- 76 new final rules were published last week, up from 75 the previous week. That’s the equivalent of a new regulation every 2 hours and 13 minutes, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All in all, 876 final rules have been published in the Federal Register this year. If this keeps up, the total tally for 2012 will be 3,563 new rules.
- 2,191 new pages were added to the 2012 Federal Register last week, for a total of 19,487 pages. At this pace, the 2012 Federal Register will run 78,577 pages.