As you likely know, on June 29, 2015 the Supreme Court ruled the EPA must take into account the cost of their regulations on the energy industry. The Supreme Court is to be lauded for this decision. It is a step in the right direction. If the EPA can be held to this new restriction, perhaps the coal industry can survive and continue to provide reasonably priced electricity for the citizens. Otherwise, all bets are off. To learn more, click on this link.
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This article will show you the many ways governments can “nudge” its citizens to voluntarily do the will of the government-in this case switching from gas or diesel powered cars to electric cars. It also clearly shows how, when nudging does not work, the regulatory hammer comes down totally eliminating the illusion freedom of choice was ever really going to be an option.
To read some of the many truly heavy-handed strategies the European Union governments are using to get their citizens to switch to electric cars click on this link.
As you know, the Federal Government, through the Water of the U.S. rule (an extension of the Clean Water Act of 1972) is trying to federalize, take control of, all the water in the United States. As you also know, a group of states led by North Dakota was successful in putting a halt to the effort (at least until further study is done). The question to be asked is the regulation halted in all 50 states or just in the states included in the North Dakota lead law suit? To learn the answer to this question, click on this link.