PB Oil & Gas: A PB Oil & Gas story features the NCPA’s “Frac Map,” which shows the bans, restrictions, and regulations on frac’ing in the United States.
CNN Money: China, which controls about 95 percent of global rare earths production, may be poised to tighten its grip on the world market for rare earth minerals, warns a CNN Money article citing NCPA research.
Plastics Today: A drop in scrap recycling commodity prices is beginning to hurt the recycling industry and could cause major cities to lose their recycling programs says a Plastics Today article citing NCPA research.
One News Now: California’s plastic bag ban would be laughable if it wasn’t actually policy, says NCPA Senior Fellow Pam Villarreal in a One News Now article.
Fierce Energy: Restricting coal exports will only hurt the American economy and US workers, while doing nothing for the environment, according to a NCPA report featured in a Fierce Energy piece.
Texas Monthly: The ban on plastic bags in Dallas will likely force shoppers to take their business elsewhere and cost shop owners money, according to a report by NCPA Senior Fellow Pam Villarreal cited in a Texas Monthly article.
Sioux City Journal: Plastic bag bans cause employers to lose business and lay off employees, according to a National Center for Policy Analysis study featured in a Sioux City Journal op-ed.
The Washington Times: The Republican’s midterm victories could signal renewed hope for the Keystone XL Pipeline, says NCPA Senior Research Associate Lloyd Bentsen IV in an article at The Washington Times.
NCPA: Decreasing the regulations on genetically modified crops could be a valuable strategy in combatting the growing deficit between food supply and global hunger, according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis.
LA Daily News: GMOs could be used to combat the deficit between food supply and hunger, says NCPA Research Associate David Weisser in a LA Daily News article.
American Thinker: Only 60 percent of the federal fuel tax revenue goes towards highways, bridges, and roadways, according to an NCPA report featured in an American Thinker article.
Yahoo! Finance: Employers impacted by California’s plastic bag ban were forced to cut employment by almost 10 percent, according to an NCPA report featured at Yahoo! Finance.
Politico: A disruption of the supply in rare earths could spell danger for the U.S., according to a NCPA rare earths briefing featured in Politico Morning Defense.
National Journal: The National Center for Policy Analysis will release two new studies at its Rare Earths briefing, reports The National Journal.
NCPA: Rare earth metals, elements found in the earth’s crust, are highly critical components in a vast range of goods, including cancer treatment drugs, solar and wind energy, consumer electronics, and national defense applications. The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) will outline Congressional options for expanding rare earth production and cutting America’s reliance on China in a Capitol Hill briefing Friday, September 26 in Washington, D.C.
Newsmax: The current warming trend will lead to economic growth, according to an NCPA report featured in a Newsmax article.
Tyler Morning Telegraph: Private landowners are key to helping endangered species, said the NCPA in a Tyler Morning Telegraph editorial.
Watchdog.org: Banning plastic bags in Dallas could cause shoppers to take their business outside the city, says NCPA Senior Fellow Pam Villarreal in a Watchdog.org article.
Dallas Morning News: The NCPA study on plastic bag bans was cited in a Dallas Morning News op-ed. The study found that banning plastic bags cost more than it saved.
Heartlander: NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett touts the benefits of the bill passed by the House expediting energy production on federal lands, stating that the bill will create jobs and increase tax revenues even for states that don’t receive direct energy revenues.
San Francisco Chronicle: Senior Fellow Sterling Burnett comments on the idea of placing a monetary value on parts of the ecosystem.
Canadian Living: Senior Fellow Sterling Burnett explains that plastic bags use less energy and produce fewer greenhouse gases than paper or reusable bags.
One News Now: Senior Fellow Sterling Burnett explains that ethanol-based fuel reduces a vehicle’s fuel economy.