“Schneiderman’s Climate Secrets,” How Long Will New York’s Attorney General try to hide his environmental crusade?

Thought Piece by Stephen Heins [New York's Attorney General Schneiderman seems to believe that it is alright to conduct a witch hunt with one-sided transparency, which I would argue is a distorted mirror of biblical proportion. Steve]  Schneiderman’s Climate Secrets What is New York’s Attorney General trying to hide? Aug. 31, 2016 12:00 a.m. ET, Wall Street Journal Editorial When [...]

By | 2017-04-03T22:54:09+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: , |0 Comments

“Will Environmentalists Bring The American Oil Industry To A Halt Again?” Will the environmental media’s biased view prevail over US energy policy?

Thought Piece by Stephen Heins [For an example of a certain amount of media bias, you should do a Google search for "recent EPA Colorado spill" and "Johns Hopkins fracking study." Yes, there was a recent EPA Colorado spill; and, no, there is no real evidence about fracking and headaches in Johns Hopkins recent study. The differences between the [...]

By | 2017-04-03T22:54:10+00:00 August 28th, 2016|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: , |1 Comment

Within the Last Year, EPA Spills for Third Time in Colorado : EPA announcement took 2 1/2 days this time, better than the 6 days for Animus Spill.

Thought Piece by Stephen Heins  [I wrote the following piece, "Do the Colorado Toxic Spills Foretell Nightmares for the EPA?", after attending the Senate Hearing and House hearings last September about the Animas Toxic Accident in Colorado. I couldn't help noticing that the EPA's Janet McCabe (director of the Clean Power Plan) used the same strategy last week as [...]

By | 2017-04-03T22:54:10+00:00 August 27th, 2016|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: |0 Comments

“Letter shows ‘#ExxonKnew’ Attorneys General caught up in unlawful collusion” Where is Al Gore? Where is the media coverage?

Thought piece by Stephen Heins [Where is Al Gore, who should respond to this story? Where is media coverage, including the environmental media, who also should respond to this ruling? This may be a classic example of climate change bias, especially given the coverage of the original media event. "Consensus" has no place in science, consensus only plays a [...]

By | 2017-04-03T22:54:10+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: , |0 Comments

“More regulatory magic from the EPA”: Another 210 page Behemoth of Ostensible Math, Science and Alchemy

Thought piece by Stephen Heins The most recent example of the manipulation of benefit/cost analysis by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is an official finding by the EPA that “greenhouse gas emissions from aircraft cause or contribute to air pollution that may reasonably be anticipated to endanger public health and welfare.” Credit: Twenty20    More regulatory [...]

By | 2017-04-03T22:54:10+00:00 August 9th, 2016|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: , |1 Comment

Sustainable Development Goals: CLIMATE ACTIVISM DISGUISED AS DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE? Eroding UN Development Programme?

Thought piece by Stephen Heins [Best quotes of this important study: (1) "In this brief note we examine the SDG with respect to the issues raised by the Colonial Office (Butler, 1991) and by Bill Easterly (Easterly, Senseless Dreamy Garbled, 2015) (Easterly, 2015) and deliberate whether this program is a paternal development model that imposes contentious climate [...]

By | 2017-04-03T22:54:10+00:00 July 31st, 2016|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: |0 Comments

Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies Working with the White House’s Environmental Agenda

25 May 2016 | by Stephen Heins Once upon a time, Congress created independent regulatory agencies for a reason. It gave them five-member commissions, in which the chairman of each commission holds the deciding vote, for a reason—to avoid ill-advised, partisan agendas. In another words, each agency has a significant amount of freedom to make nonpartisan regulations [...]

By | 2017-04-03T22:54:10+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: |0 Comments

White House outlines agenda for Obama’s final months, latest compilation of pending regulatory actions, 3,300 of them flowing through the pipeline.

Thought Piece by Stephen Heins [White House and many Federal Agencies are likely to start acting like synchronize swimmers in Wash DC. Below, the problematic and probably misguided goals of the EPA. After all, all of the information provided below came from a recent EPA PR document announcing their goals. Within its last six months, the White House [...]

By | 2017-04-03T22:54:10+00:00 May 22nd, 2016|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: |0 Comments

The EPA and The Clean Power Plan: The Climate Science is Far from Settled

Originally posted in Energy Central 9 February 2016 | By Steve Heins, The Word Merchant “The EPA and The Clean Power Plan: The Climate Science is Far from Settled,” (…and the EPA hasn’t yet addressed any of the important issues surrounding the energy, technology and telecommunication convergence.) While many of us actively try to follow the broad-based scientific discussions [...]

By | 2017-04-03T22:54:11+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Categories: Energy, Environment, Original Heins|Tags: , |0 Comments

Do the Colorado Toxic Spills Foretell Nightmares for the EPA?

Originally posted in Energy Central Posted on October 16, 2015 Posted By: Stephen Heins Topic: Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Management For decades the EPA, with its piercing scrutiny, complex regulations, and ruthless punishment of polluters, has ruled through fear and intimidation. But with a growing list of recent debacles, scandal, and regulatory snafus, the tables may [...]

By | 2017-04-03T22:54:11+00:00 October 16th, 2015|Categories: Environment, Original Heins|Tags: |2 Comments