Kenneth Artz

Artz has more than 20 years’ experience in nonprofit organizations, publishing, newspaper reporting, and public policy advocacy.
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Biden Administration Suspends ANWR Oil Leases

The administration of President Joe Biden suspended oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).

Vaccination Rate Stagnates as Remaining Population Stays Unconvinced

Lack of compliance could be due to a number of Americans who simply don’t want to get vaccinated. This has led to some calling this reluctance, “vaccine resistance.”

Supreme Court’s Obamacare Decision Kicks Back to Congress, States

To counter more subsidies to Obamacare care, lawmakers should restore health insurance to what it was intended to be:  a premium that pays for a certain amount of calculated risk.

Texas Acts to Block Chinese Owned Industrial Wind Power Facility near a Military Base

The Texas legislature took steps to stop a massive Chinese-owned industrial wind facility from being built near Laughlin Air Force base in southwest Texas.

New Idaho Law Expands Allowable Hunting Methods for Wolves

Idaho Gov. Brad Little signed a bill in May expanding the allowable methods that can be used to control the wolf population in the state.

Biden Administration Revoking Trump-Era Benefit-Cost Clean Air Regulations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has begun the process of reversing a rule implemented by the agency under the administration of then President Donald Trump, requiring transparency of the scientific and economic justifications of regulations imposed by EPA to limit air pollution.

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards Pushing the State To Be Carbon Neutral

Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards issued an executive order late in 2020 setting the lofty goal of making Louisiana carbon-neutral by 2050, and on May 7 Edwards announced Louisiana would be joining the U.S. Climate Alliance.

T-Cell Testing Could Show More Widespread Immunity to COVID-19

"As infection rates continue to soar, T-cell testing can help us understand the true prevalence of COVID-19 in our communities."

California Fracking Ban Rejected by the State Senate

A bill to ban fracking and other non-traditional oil-extraction techniques in California failed to get out of committee on April 13.

Occidental Petroleum Breaks With Rivals, Rejects Carbon Taxes

The CEO of Occidental Petroleum Corp says the company opposes a carbon dioxide tax, an idea that has gained support from rival oil companies and some trade groups.

Kenneth Artz

Artz has more than 20 years’ experience in nonprofit organizations, publishing, newspaper reporting, and public policy advocacy.

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Biden Administration Suspends ANWR Oil Leases

The administration of President Joe Biden suspended oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).

Vaccination Rate Stagnates as Remaining Population Stays Unconvinced

Lack of compliance could be due to a number of Americans who simply don’t want to get vaccinated. This has led to some calling this reluctance, “vaccine resistance.”

Supreme Court’s Obamacare Decision Kicks Back to Congress, States

To counter more subsidies to Obamacare care, lawmakers should restore health insurance to what it was intended to be:  a premium that pays for a certain amount of calculated risk.

Texas Acts to Block Chinese Owned Industrial Wind Power Facility near a Military Base

The Texas legislature took steps to stop a massive Chinese-owned industrial wind facility from being built near Laughlin Air Force base in southwest Texas.

New Idaho Law Expands Allowable Hunting Methods for Wolves

Idaho Gov. Brad Little signed a bill in May expanding the allowable methods that can be used to control the wolf population in the state.

Biden Administration Revoking Trump-Era Benefit-Cost Clean Air Regulations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has begun the process of reversing a rule implemented by the agency under the administration of then President Donald Trump, requiring transparency of the scientific and economic justifications of regulations imposed by EPA to limit air pollution.

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards Pushing the State To Be Carbon Neutral

Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards issued an executive order late in 2020 setting the lofty goal of making Louisiana carbon-neutral by 2050, and on May 7 Edwards announced Louisiana would be joining the U.S. Climate Alliance.

T-Cell Testing Could Show More Widespread Immunity to COVID-19

"As infection rates continue to soar, T-cell testing can help us understand the true prevalence of COVID-19 in our communities."

California Fracking Ban Rejected by the State Senate

A bill to ban fracking and other non-traditional oil-extraction techniques in California failed to get out of committee on April 13.

Occidental Petroleum Breaks With Rivals, Rejects Carbon Taxes

The CEO of Occidental Petroleum Corp says the company opposes a carbon dioxide tax, an idea that has gained support from rival oil companies and some trade groups.