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In the lead up to what is expected to be an unprecedented gathering of back-slapping environmentalists and Administration allies in the Rose Garden next week, Synapse Energy Economics released a report last week in the final push to try to convince Main Street America that crushing regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will actually be good for them.  The

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By: Matt Letourneau

 

This morning, the Energy Institute released a new report detailing the impacts of EPA’s proposed ozone regulations on transportation projects in the Washington, D.C. region.   We were joined by leading advocates such as AAA Mid Atlantic, Suburban Maryland Transportation Alliance, and the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance. 

The response from environmental groups was swift and aggressive:  deny the problem.  Nothing to see here; move on.

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I-66 Widening, Purple Line Among Impacted Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy today released the first in a series of new reports detailing the negative impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed ozone regulations on key transportation projects around the nation, starting with the Washington, D.C. region.

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By Steve Eule

Friday’s Independent newspaper reports on an announcement from UK’s Tata Steel that it will be cutting 720 jobs in its specialty steel business. The company pointed to “cripplingly high electricity costs” in the UK, more than twice as high as its European competitors face, as a key reason for the job losses.