Category: Environment and Enterprise Institute

Global Warming Policies Could Unfairly Harm Minorities and the Poor, by Rep. John Peterson (R-PA)

Global Warming Policies Could Unfairly Harm Minorities and the Poor, by Rep. John Peterson (R-PA)

National Policy Analysis #357 /
While the world continues to ask if global warming is occurring and, if so, if human beings contribute to it, most Americans have overlooked the effect that complying with the Kyoto Protocol would have on minorities and the poor. Let's ...
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Global Warming Policies Could Unfairly Harm Minorities and the Poor, by U.S. Rep. John Peterson (R-PA)

Global Warming Policies Could Unfairly Harm Minorities and the Poor, by U.S. Rep. John Peterson (R-PA)

New Visions Commentary /
While the world continues to ask if global warming is occurring and, if so, if human beings contribute to it, most Americans have overlooked the effect that complying with the Kyoto Protocol would have on minorities and the poor. Let's ...
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New Gasoline May Force Blacks to Run on Empty, by Syd Gernstein

New Gasoline May Force Blacks to Run on Empty, by Syd Gernstein

New Visions Commentary /
Reprints permitted provided source is credited. There has never been a worse time for the government to push policies that would raise gasoline prices, especially since they've risen almost 45% over the past year. But this is exactly what the ...
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Global Warming: Hot Air That's Going to Make Me Colder and Poorer, by Edmund Peterson

Global Warming: Hot Air That’s Going to Make Me Colder and Poorer, by Edmund Peterson

New Visions Commentary /
Reprints permitted provided source is credited. If I told you there was a plan to decrease minority salaries and jobs here in America while allowing the African continent to become polluted, would you think I was peddling a crazy conspiracy ...
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Economic Opportunity and Social Issues Trump Environment as Top Concern for Poor and Minorities, by John Carlisle

Economic Opportunity and Social Issues Trump Environment as Top Concern for Poor and Minorities, by John Carlisle

New Visions Commentary /
Reprints permitted provided source is credited. Environmental laws are unfair to minorities and the poor because, although they are least able to pay, they must bear the greatest costs for adhering to those laws through lost jobs and higher prices ...
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Global Warming Rules Make This Black Man Hot Under the Collar, by John Meredith

Global Warming Rules Make This Black Man Hot Under the Collar, by John Meredith

New Visions Commentary /
Fear that the world is warming because of industrialization is a theory with no factual basis. What we really need to fear are the policies being pushed to stop it. These new regulations will hurt everyone, especially those struggling to ...
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Economic Opportunity and Social Issues Trump Environment as Top Concerns for Poor and Minorities Nationwide; Survey of Environmental Justice Groups Indicates that Environmental Goals Must be Balanced with Economic Needs

Economic Opportunity and Social Issues Trump Environment as Top Concerns for Poor and Minorities Nationwide; Survey of Environmental Justice Groups Indicates that Environmental Goals Must be Balanced with Economic Needs

Press Release /
A recent survey of 69 environmental justice groups conducted by the National Center For Public Policy Research found that these groups believe that environmental laws are unfair to minorities and the poor because, although these groups are least able to ...
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The Time is Now for a New Environmental Justice Policy, by Michael Centrone

The Time is Now for a New Environmental Justice Policy, by Michael Centrone

New Visions Commentary /
When Select Steel Inc. proposed construction of a $175 million steel mill that would create 200 jobs in the economically-distressed community of Genesee County, Michigan, the majority of local residents welcomed the proposal. But thanks to the Environmental Protection Agency's ...
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Choking Black Prosperity, by Syd Gernstein

Choking Black Prosperity, by Syd Gernstein

National Policy Analysis #306 /
At a cost of somewhere between $25 and $35 billion in taxpayer dollars, Congress passed the Clean Air Act Amendments in 1990.1 It is the mother of hundreds of regulatory laws across America that are supposed to address air pollution ...
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The Time for Superfund Reform is Now, by Michael Centrone

The Time for Superfund Reform is Now, by Michael Centrone

National Policy Analysis #307 /
There was a time when the Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation in Toms River, New Jersey, employed nearly 2,000 workers. Today it employs none. The plant was forced to shut down operations in 1996 for violating the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ...
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