AUTHOR ARCHIVES: Robin Millican

Wind PTC Proponents Misconstrue the Facts Analysis Wind

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At the end of the year, the wind production tax credit (PTC) expires. To continue this lavish handout to wind developers, wind supporters such as U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley have resorted to ever-more specious arguments to support yet another extension, …

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Rep. Markey’s Many Myths: Report Much Ado About Nothing Analysis Oil

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The report is new, but the content is not.  This week, Representative Ed Markey (D-Mass.) released a report rehashing old claims that oil and gas companies are “stockpiling” federal energy leases, ostensibly as part of a conspiracy to manipulate prices …

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EPA drops contamination suit against Texas natural gas producer Blog Natural Gas

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Last Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) agreed to dismiss its 15-month long groundwater contamination case against Texas natural gas operator Range Resources Corporation (RRC).  The dismissal of the federal lawsuit is the latest blow to EPA’s aggressive regulatory agenda, …

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Telling truths, misleading half-truths on oil production Blog Oil

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In a hearing before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior last Wednesday, Bureau of Land Management Director Bob Abbey was questioned about the issue of oil and gas production on federal lands.  Although the Obama administration has been eager to …

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Obama Can Give the Economy a New Lease on Life with More Permits Blog Oil

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Gas prices are on the rise, but the Obama administration continues its policy of slow-walking drilling permits in the Gulf of Mexico. Recently, Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO) released its monthly report on the status of oil and gas permits

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