A surge in deaths in April 2020, two months after the outbreak of the pandemic in the U.S., alarmed public health officials and served to justify far-reaching measures to stem the virus’s spread. But the CDC data also shows two additional peaks, one in January 2021 and the other in September 2021.
This caught Briand’s attention.
As of May 30, the CDC says there are 15 confirmed cases in the U.S. in eight states - three in each California and Florida, two in each Colorado, and New York, and one in each Massachusetts, Virginia, and Washington.
A bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Tom Tiffany targets federal subsidies for renewable energy by banning taxpayer funding for the conversion of working farms to industrial-scale wind and solar power-generating facilities.
A subsidiary of NextEra Energy, a leading producer of renewable energy, was fined $8 million in April after pleading guilty to criminal charges of killing more than 150 eagles at eight of its industrial wind power facilities around the country.
Two recent studies – one dealing with lockdowns, the other focusing on masks – strongly suggest that much needs to change lest the country repeat the costly mistakes that were made following the disease’s outbreak in early 2020.
The West Virginia Legislature approved two bills in early March to facilitate the development of oil and natural gas in the state, by expanding mineral owners’ abilities to develop jointly owned pooled resources.