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The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Tightens Gas Pipeline and LNG Regulations

The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission narrowly adopted stricter regulations and licensing requirements for natural gas pipelines and liquefied natural gas transport, which will raise costs and cause delays..

Doctors Turn to Light Therapy to Manage Pain

“I have been using PBM in my practice for 30 years, and in that time, I never write prescriptions for post-op opioid narcotic prescriptions."

Biden Administration Turns Sights on Industrial Sector to Reduce Emissions

The Biden administration is taking aim at the U.S. industrial sector as the next target for climate action via new regulations and programs scattered across different executive agencies.

U.S. EPA’s Revised Water Rule Expands Federal Control over Private and State Lands

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced they are revising, once again, the definition of “waters of the United States,” which could expand the federal governments control over private and state lands.

Court Blocks Biden Administration Changes to Trump-era Social Cost of Carbon Rules

A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Biden administration’s implementation of a “social cost of carbon” metric to be used for federal actions and regulations.

Corn Ethanol More Environmentally Harmful than Gasoline, Says Study

Adding ethanol to or substituting corn-based ethanol for gasoline increases greenhouse gas emissions compared to gasoline sans ethanol, reports a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Ten Worst Actors in U.S. Health Care Named

"Providers don’t compete for patients on price or on quality – the way they do in a normal market. Bad things happen because normal market incentives to meet consumer needs have been dismantled.”

Texas Billionaire Mark Cuban Launches Online Generic Drug Pharmacy

“Cuban is doing what any insurance company could have done but didn’t. He is buying generic drugs at cost and passing on the savings to patients,”

Judge Orders FDA to Release Vaccine Data Rapidly

"...while it is bad enough the government violated this basic liberty right by mandating the COVID-19 vaccine, the government also wanted to hide the data by waiting to fully produce what it relied upon to license this product until almost every American alive today is dead."

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Appeal of Case to Allow the Year-Round Sale of E15

The United States Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a lower court ruling that blocks the year around sale of gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol.

Kevin Stone

Kevin Stone writes from Dallas, Texas.

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