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  • Making Moves: National Park ‘Greens’ Fleet with Propane Trucks, Fueling Stations

    Thursday 06 April 2017

    By Lauren Tyler Great Smoky Mountains National Park hosted a celebration yesterday to unveil six new propane-fueled trucks and two new propane fueling stations at the Park Headquarters Maintenance Facility near Gatlinburg, Tenn. With the new pieces of alternative fuel equipment, the Smokies implemented a new facet of the park’s Climate Friendly Parks program through funding from a joint U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and Department of Energy (DOE) initiative called the “Clean... read more

  • Carbon tax is bad economic and public policy

    Saturday 18 March 2017

    By Leslie Anderson The General Assembly in the State of Connecticut has proposed a “carbon tax” on energy which would collect more than $500 million in new taxes from homeowners and businesses in just the first year that the law would take effect. The proposed legislation (Raised Bill 7247) is now being considered by the General Assembly’s Environment Committee. There are several reasons this idea is bad public policy and does not make good economic sense – for those wh... read more