RENEWABLE FUEL STANDARDS - MARLO LEWIS
National Journal: Triumph of Central Planning
The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is another proud milestone in the glorious history of centralized economic planning.
As amended in 2007, the RFS establishes 15-year plan requiring refiners to increase the amount of ethanol in the nation's motor fuel supply from 9 billion gallons in 2008 to 36 billion gallons in 2022. It also specifies production quota for four subcategories of biofuel: conventional, advanced, cellulosic, and biodiesel.
This is all working out brilliantly. >Read more
> Interview Marlo Lewis
LAW OF THE SEA TREATY - IAIN MURRAY & H. STERLING BURNETT
American Spectator: Let’s Lose LOST
When Secretary of State John Kerry gave a speech at the Ross Sea Conservation Reception on March 19, he suggested that we should have called our planet Ocean rather than Earth. He went on to outline an international environmental agenda centered around the oceans that we can expect to be the hallmark of his time in office. Saving the oceans will be the new rallying cry of the green movement and their political and corporate allies. We can therefore expect a new attempt soon to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). This would be a disaster for America. > Read more
> Interview Iain Murray
SEN. RON JOHNSON
Victims of Government: Steve's Story
Senator Ron Johnson announced the launch of his “ Victims of Government” video series focusing on the personal cost and impacts of federal regulations. The first story features Stephen Lathrop, who struggled for 23 years trying to comply with wetland regulations and is now on verge of bankruptcy. > View the YouTube video
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