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SPECIAL REPORTS: Delaware Air Quality 2013
The following two documents are part of an air quality report for Delaware and the Mid-Atlantic region for 2013, and projections for air quality in 2022 based on current models and energy policy. This is the original report-the other one is a 3 page addendum to this report
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Invest in Delaware's Future
No other organization in Delaware does what we do at the Caesar Rodney Institute: provide in-depth, non-partisan analyses of public policy issues and advocate in Dover for better policies related to economics, the state budget, energy issues and education policy. Every day CRI makes a difference i...[read more]
CRI Looking Out for Ratepayers
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No Monetary Externality Benefits Realized from Renewable Energy Use
              The argument has been made air pollution from burning fossil fuels to make electricity results in large increases to health care costs and lost work hours that are not reflected in electric prices. The US Environmental...[read more]
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Dr. Soon and Dr. Legates Climate Change Slide Show
The full slideshow from the "Truth About Climate Change" Dinner March 18, 2013. Keynote speakers were Dr. Willie Soon and Dr. David Legates. The attached document is their slideshow.
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CRI's anti-carbon tax letter to Congress
CRI co-signed a letter to oppose any efforts to implement a Federal carbon tax, which will harm our economy, particularly in energy-consumption sectors like maufacturing, energy production, tourism, transportation, and construction, among others.
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Regulators Stealing Budget Authority
           The Delaware Constitution is clear, taxing and spending authority starts in the legislature for approval by the Governor. Even increases in fees must follow this path. Apparently, the Department of Natural Resources & Envir...[read more]
U.S. Continues to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
With seventeen years of no discernible global warming we can certainly ask how dire increasing greenhouse gas levels (GHG) really are. However, as good stewards we can make energy infrastructure choices that improve efficiency, lower cost, improve reliability, and still reduce emissions. ...[read more]
Coal is Making a Comeback
             Energy experts are surprised by a rapid increase in the share of electric generation powered by coal in the last year. Natural gas has been stealing major market share from coal in the last few years and was expected to ...[read more]
Milford Solar Park Will Make Electricity More Expensive
Everyone is gushing over the new 15 megawatt solar facility in Milford, the state’s largest solar farm. Before you get too excited for affordable solar power, please consider the following: The facility will add $2 million a year to electric utility bills for participating cities.&...[read more]
Kill the Sustainable Energy Utility or Pay More for Energy
  Dear Joint Sunset Committee Members ,                                            ...[read more]
Will DNREC Make a Ruling Based on Science?
  Globally, sea levels are rising – as they have been since the demise of the last ice age more than 20,000 years ago. Our main questions are: How fast are they rising now and why? The ‘why’ is important as recent efforts to mitigate carbon dioxide emissions ...[read more]
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Failed Cap & Trade Program About to Get Worse
Note: This is a revised version from two earlier versions which ran in the News Journal and Delaware State News   DATE : 3/14/13                            ...[read more]
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A Climate of Fear for the State of Delaware?
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Willie Soon  Suppose you went to your doctor for a routine check-up and he told you that you have a brain tumor that urgently requires a medica...[read more]
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The Triumph of Science Over Dramatized Fear
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Dr. Willie Soon  Concerns about human-caused warming of the Earth have inspired a flood of dismal predictions depicting every conceivable outco...[read more]
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