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The Environmental Dangers of Ethanol

Initially, ethanol seemed like a good idea, presented as a viable and renewable alternative fuel source. Unfortunately, the corn-based biofuel has not lived up to environmental expectations and may present more significant challenges. Ethanol blends produce air pollution, reduce fuel … Continue reading

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EPA Regulations Aim to Modify Coal Plants

For decades, coal and other fossil fuels have been instrumental for the generation of electrical power in the United States. However, the burning of fossil fuels has, over time, come at a tremendous cost. The chemical processes that allow coal … Continue reading

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Wind & Solar Energy Versus the Electric Grid: What’s the Best Energy Source When It Comes to Manufacturing?

As renewable energy sources, namely solar and wind energy, increase in popularity, many manufacturers are wondering where this leaves them. What is the Dilemma? As an industry, manufacturing is a large energy consumer. The paramount worry for many in the … Continue reading

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Understanding The Clean Power Plan

By now, you’ve likely heard of the Clean Air Act: a law designed by the federal government, under which the EPA must create and enforce regulations that reduce contaminants that are deemed harmful to people and the planet. Under that … Continue reading

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Fracking’s Past, Present, And Future Success

Chances are, most American have heard the term “fracking” by now. Whether they live in an area where fracking is currently being done, or have no idea what it actually is, what all people should be made aware of is … Continue reading

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The Clean Power Plant Rule: 3 Questions and Answers

With the EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plant Rule hearings now in the final stage, there are many questions surrounding them. There’s also plenty of controversy. Spanning a range of industries and locations, many people wonder how it will affect them; … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Gas Regulations Will Once Again Be Reconsidered

  In what “just may be the biggest environmental case to reach the Supreme Court in years”, the Coalition for Responsible Regulation v. EPA will reach the courts on September 30. The coalition is challenging the EPA’s greenhouse gas regulations … Continue reading

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