The Crisis of Integrity-Deficient Science

The Crisis of Integrity-Deficient Science

FALSIFYING OR IGNORING DATA THAT DON’T SUPPORT CONCLUSIONS OR AGENDAS IS WORSE THAN JUNK SCIENCE by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (Jul. 8, 2017) — The epidemic of agenda-driven science by press release and falsification has reached crisis proportions. In just the past week: Duke University admitted that its researchers had falsified or fabricated data that were […]

The Silver-Tongued Liars’ Playbook

The Silver-Tongued Liars’ Playbook

COAL ASH SCARE STORIES ARE THE LATEST TACTIC IN THEIR LONG WAR ON  COAL-FUELED ELECTRICITY GENERATION by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (Mar. 21, 2017) — Coal-fired power plant scrubbers now remove 80-90% of airborne particulate, mercury, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide and other pollutants. But that means “fly ash” and noncombustible residues (what we used to call […]

Those “Devastating” EPA Reductions

Those “Devastating” EPA Reductions

BUDGET AND PERSONNEL CUTS REFLECT ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRESS AND ESSENTIAL REGULATORY REFORMS by Paul Driessen, ©2017 (Mar. 11, 2017) — The Trump White House wants significant reductions at the Environmental Protection Agency: two dozen or more programs, including a dozen dealing with President Obama’s climate initiatives; a 20% downsizing in EPA’s 15,000-person workforce; and a one-fourth […]

The Gruberization of Environmental Policies

The Gruberization of Environmental Policies

ACCUMULATION OF FRAUDULENT EPA REGULATIONS IMPACTS ENERGY, ECONOMY, JOBS, FAMILIES AND HEALTH by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (Nov. 28, 2014) — Call it the Gruberization of America’s energy and environmental policies. Former White House medical consultant Jonathan Gruber pocketed millions of taxpayer dollars before infamously explaining how ObamaCare was enacted. “Lack of transparency is a huge political […]

More Fraudulent Science From EPA

More Fraudulent Science From EPA

FINALIZED TIER 3 GASOLINE SULFUR RULES WILL BRING BOGUS BENEFITS AT HIGH HEALTH AND WELFARE PRICE by Paul Driessen, ©2014 (Mar. 30, 2014) — The Obama Environmental Protection Agency recently slashed the maximum allowable sulfur content in gasoline from 30 parts per million to 10 ppm. The agency claims its new “Tier 3” rule will bring […]

Government of, by and for the EPA

EPA ADVANCES ANTI-ENERGY AGENDA, WITH LITTLE REGARD FOR AMERICANS’ HEALTH OR WELFARE by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Sep. 11, 2012) — Seven score and nine years ago, President Lincoln resolved to take increased devotion to ensuring that government of the people, by the people and for the people shall not perish from the Earth. Yet, today, […]

Western Wildfires – Horrific, Devastating … and Unnecessary

NEW FIRE-FIGHTING TECHNOLOGY COULD HELP PUT THEM OUT.  WHY ISN’T IT BEING USED? by Paul Driessen, ©2012 (Jul. 24, 2012) — Millions of Americans watched their evening news in horrified fascination. The Colorado Springs wildfire had doubled in size overnight, to 24 square miles – half the size of San Francisco – as 50-mph gusts carried […]

EPA Has Lost Its Way on Warming

EPA’s CARBON DIOXIDE RULES ENDANGER HUMAN HEALTH AND WELFARE by Craig Rucker, ©2012 (Mar. 3, 2012) — Legal challenges by states and industry groups over the Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to regulate carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases could and should be decided in the challengers’ favor. Whether that will happen in this highly politicized, semi-scientific […]