Commissioners visit New Mexico for natural gas conference
BY JAMES LOEWENSTEIN (Staff Writer) Published: January 21, 2012 TOWANDA – While Bradford County has experienced extensive gas drilling for a few years, what will it be like after the drilling has gone on for decades? The three Bradford County commissioners and other local officials had a chance to get a sense of what could happen when they traveled last week to participate in a | Read More »
, Dr. Daniel Fine
, energy industry
, John Boehner
, Natural Gas
, New Mexico
, New Mexico Center for Energy Policy
, Santa Fe
, shale gas
, Susana Martinez
, tax reform
, Utica Shale
Can Science Go On Trial?
The US Chamber of Commerce wants to take the US EPA to court over Global Warming. I personally sympathize. I see the idea as a disaster in the making for the EPA. The LA Times offers details below.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, trying to ward off potentially sweeping federal emissions regulations, is pushing the Environmental Protection Agency to hold a rare public hearing on the scientific evidence for man-made climate change. Chamber officials say it would be “the Scopes monkey trial of the 21st century” — complete with witnesses, cross-examinations and a judge who would rule, essentially, on whether humans are warming the planet to dangerous effect.
“It would be evolution versus creationism,” said William Kovacs, the chamber’s senior vice president for environment, technology and regulatory affairs. “It would be the science of climate change on trial.”
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