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We Do Need A Great Reset — And A Different Burden Of Proof

We Do Need A Great Reset — And A Different Burden Of Proof

    By Thomas L. Knapp In 2020, the world’s political and economic elites gathered in Switzerland to discuss ways of restructuring society after the COVID-19 pandemic. The occasion: The 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, themed “The Great Reset.” That meeting and its theme give rise to a number of novel theories […]

State Regulations For Food Waste Recycling Take Effect On January 1, 2022

State Regulations For Food Waste Recycling Take Effect On January 1, 2022

Ventura, Calif. – Starting January 1, 2022, the City of Ventura will be required to comply with California’s Senate Bill (SB) 1383. The City Council recently adopted an ordinance in November 2021 to comply with state law. The City also began rolling out food waste recycling programs for all residents, businesses, and multi-family properties to assist […]

Environmentalists Are Blocking The US From Controlling Its Renewable Energy Future

Environmentalists Are Blocking The US From Controlling Its Renewable Energy Future

Thomas Catenacci  Regulations pushed by environmentalists for decades have hamstrung the American mining industry, making the U.S. renewable energy needs increasingly dependent on foreign adversaries, experts told the Daily Caller News Foundation. “The (National Environmental Policy Act) process needs to be reviewed and looked at,” Minnesota Rep. Pete Stauber, the top Republican on the Natural […]

Key Climate Provision In Biden’s Spending Package In Limbo

Key Climate Provision In Biden’s Spending Package In Limbo

Thomas Catenacci Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, the likely deciding vote for Democrats’ massive spending package, expressed concerns with the bill’s central climate provision on Wednesday. The West Virginia senator suggested that a proposed methane fee that would fine companies emitting more than a predetermined limit was unnecessary given existing environmental protections, The Washington […]

‘America Is Back’: Biden Unveils Sweeping Oil, Gas Regulations That Would Cut Methane Emissions By 41 Million Tons

‘America Is Back’: Biden Unveils Sweeping Oil, Gas Regulations That Would Cut Methane Emissions By 41 Million Tons

Thomas Catenacci  The Biden administration rolled out broad new regulations that it said will substantially reduce U.S. methane emissions within 15 years. “As global leaders convene at this pivotal moment in Glasgow for COP26, it is now abundantly clear that America is back and leading by example in confronting the climate crisis with bold ambition,” […]

When It Comes To Legislation, Reading Should Be Fundamental

When It Comes To Legislation, Reading Should Be Fundamental

by Thomas L. Knapp “Congress is gradually moving toward having only one bill per year,” former congressman Justin Amash (L-MI) tweeted recently. And that bill will have “everything stuffed into it, negotiated by just a few congressional leaders, completely behind closed doors, with no floor amendments permitted.” Amash presumably has the current “infrastructure” bill in […]

Crippling Environmental Regulations On Commercial Trucks Are The Main Source Of Supply Chain Issues At LA Ports

Crippling Environmental Regulations On Commercial Trucks Are The Main Source Of Supply Chain Issues At LA Ports

by Marc Ang With over 80 container ships just sitting at the Long Beach and Los Angeles ports, I connected with Emily Hibard’s paper manufacturing family business, which was forced to sell their old trucks, which she attributes to being a major contributor to the supply chain fiasco due to truck shortages. Growing up in […]

12 States Sue Biden Administration Over Climate Policies, ‘Massive Expansion’ Of Regulations

12 States Sue Biden Administration Over Climate Policies, ‘Massive Expansion’ Of Regulations

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR A group of Republican state attorneys general alleged in a federal lawsuit filed Monday that President Joe Biden’s climate policies are a major overreach and could damage their states’ economies. The 12-state coalition said Biden overstepped his constitutional authority by declaring there were “social costs” of continued greenhouse gas emissions in a Jan. 20 executive order. […]

Coastal Commission to Address Short Term Rental Regulations July 10

Coastal Commission to Address Short Term Rental Regulations July 10

The longstanding disputes on short term rentals in Oxnard will be taken up by the Coastal Commission at its July 10 meeting, when it will rule on whether Oxnard’s new regulations governing rentals will be approved. The meeting starts at 9 am. You can watch online and/or comment: Virtual Hearing Procedures Submit Speaker Request Here […]

House Democrats to vote to take controversial California ‘gig economy’ regulations national

House Democrats to vote to take controversial California ‘gig economy’ regulations national

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Michael Bloomberg recently said in Fresno that the rest of the country looks to California for “leadership”.  In this case Washington Democrats are using a California law, AB 5, as a way to mandate union membership and take away freedom of choice for workers in the […]

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