CENTERS for

Environment

March 2015

The Costs of New EPA Rules to Virginia
The Costs of New EPA Rules to Virginia — This summer the Environmental Protection Agency will publish its final regulations limiting CO2 emissions on new and existing electricity power plants and lower existing limits on mercury emissions.  The impact?  Electric bills will soar 25 percent and Virginia will lose more than 38,000 jobs.  Read It Here!

December 2014

New Technologies for Coping With Climate Change
New Technologies for Coping With Climate Change — A new study shows how technology can help America's energy industry meet new environmental reuirements, save millions of dollars and help clean our environment.  Authored by businessman and environmentalist Robert Hartwell, it details several new technologies, many of which are already working on a smaller scale.  Read It Here!

September 2014

Jefferson Journal:  Ocean Drilling Makes Good Sense
Jefferson Journal: Ocean Drilling Makes Good Sense — The economic benefits from drilling off Virginia's coast for natural gas and oil far exceed the cost of possible environmental impacts.  That's the conclusion of a new study by the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy and this commentary by Institute President Mike Thompson.  Read It Here!

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