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    CLF Fighting for Coastal Residents

    Posted in Center for Law and Freedom, Environment & Energy By Jim Tynen | Tagged , ,

    Check out this News & Observer story about how our Center for Law and Freedom is helping some coastal residents fight plans to build 104 giant wind turbines in their area. “I’m concerned it will make our beautiful county, quite frankly, ugly,” one resident said. “Each turbine is the size of the Washington Monument. These […]

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    Obama Administration, Wind Lobby fighting for right to shred eagles

    Posted in Center for Law and Freedom, Environment & Energy By Elliot Engstrom | Tagged , , , ,

    Yes, you read that right. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and wind energy lobbyists are in federal court fighting for the right of wind energy developers to kill protected bald and golden eagles without facing repercussions. Robert Bryce at the Wall Street Journal explains — U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh, an Obama appointee, ruled in favor of […]

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    #GreenFail: Calif. Energy Plan Flops

    Posted in Environment & Energy, Miscellaneous By Jim Tynen

    With debate on energy issues ongoing in North Carolina, it's interesting how things are going in a state that embraced radical action on "clean energy jobs"  a few years back: "Three years after California voters passed a ballot measure to raise taxes on corporations and generate clean energy jobs by funding energy-efficiency projects in schools, […]

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    Rep. Hastings Interview, Doing the Peoples Work

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Environment & Energy, Politicians & Politicking By Francis De Luca | Tagged , ,

    Great interview of Rep. Kelly Hasting of NC House District 110 on What Matters with Chad Adams on the It will give you an ideal of how some legislators approach the task of governing and remind some of why people are looking for folks who are not politicians. Listen to what Hastings has to say below and weigh […]

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    NC Senate May Vote to Ignore Draconian EPA Restrictions

    Posted in Environment & Energy By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    From the N&O: Lawmakers in Raleigh could decide Wednesday whether North Carolina will become one of a handful of states that will ignore new federal limits on emissions of carbon dioxide from power plants. The expected debate in the state Senate could make North Carolina a testing ground for the nation’s first attempt to regulate […]

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