SCOTUS: EPA Cannot Set Carbon Emissions Caps On Power Plants

The United States Supreme Court ruled against the Environmental Protection Agency for attempting to regulate carbon emissions from power plants when such authority rests with Congress. As the Associated Press points out, the agency has other ways to regulate power plant emissions, they will not have the same teeth as the manner the agency used… Read More SCOTUS: EPA Cannot Set Carbon Emissions Caps On Power Plants

World’s Largest Pork Producer Pulls Out of California

What a surprise! Four years after California voters passed Proposition 12 and due the Golden State’s regulatory burden has chalked up another win for the leftist’s who dominate the state’s politics. Smithfield Foods, who is the world’s largest pork producer, has announced they’re puling out of California by shutting down a Farmer John plant located… Read More World’s Largest Pork Producer Pulls Out of California

17 GOP State Attorneys General Sue EPA Over California Waiver

A lawsuit announced today by 17 Republican state attorneys general alleges that the EPA violated the U.S. Constitution when granting an exemption to California an exemption from the Clean Air Act. According to The Hill, the waiver would allow the Golden State to enact more stringent emissions requirements than what federal law allows. This, according… Read More 17 GOP State Attorneys General Sue EPA Over California Waiver

California May Lift Hunting Rules to Address Wild Boar Problem

An outbreak of ferocious hogs in California has gotten so bad that, according to The New York Times, Golden State lawmakers are considering lifting all hunting restrictions in order to address the problem. From The Times: “[Rampaging feral hogs] are tearing up lawns, ripping through golf course fairways, threatening the drinking water and disturbing the… Read More California May Lift Hunting Rules to Address Wild Boar Problem

Supply Chain Will Be Affected By Animal “Rights” Propositions

Four years ago, California voters approved Proposition 12 that requires more space for caged animals such as pigs and chickens. The new law not only expands on prior state laws regarding animal enclosures, but poses huge problems for agriculture merchants. Especially when it involves California’s agriculture department that will issue regulations based on the law… Read More Supply Chain Will Be Affected By Animal “Rights” Propositions

Citing “Urgent Climate Effects,” California Essentially Bans Fracking

In response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s order issued in April outlawing fracking in 2024, the state is drawing down its allowing the drilling method. According to the Associated Press, in a letter to Aera Energy, the Golden State’s oil and gas regulator, Uduak-Joe Ntuk, said in a letter to the company he could not approve… Read More Citing “Urgent Climate Effects,” California Essentially Bans Fracking