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Ohio's Nonsensical Nuclear Bailout Moves Forward

Like a giant pink bat signal, an inflatable pig owned by Bowling Green protestors drew attention back on Ohio’s proposal to bailout failing nuclear companies.

June 21, 2019 — CAGW Staff 1561127262

Creating a New Environmental Crisis

It has been said that one should never let a serious crisis go to waste.  It could just as easily be said, “if there is no crisis, make one up to try to compel action and raise money.”

June 19, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1560976491

Interior Reforms Contain the Unnecessary Expansion of Federal Lands

Under the Trump administration, the Department of the Interior (DOI) continues to purge itself of chronic waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement.  This includes a historic reorganization plan to consolidate land regions from more than 50 down to 13 and the creation of an online grant database to enhance transparency, accountability, and efficiency.  

June 12, 2019 — CAGW Staff 1560373889

U.S. Must Guard Against Trade War Escalation Using Rare Earth Elements

As the U.S.-China trade war escalates, rare earth elements have become a focal point of economic tension.  Described as an “ace in Beijing's hand", China produces 81 percent of the world’s rare earth elements, with the U.S. importing 80 percent of its rare earths from the Sleeping Giant.  Despite these figures, Chinese dominance over U.S.

June 12, 2019 — CAGW Staff 1560373576

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases 2019 Congressional Pig Book

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its 2019 Congressional Pig Book, the 27th edition of the group’s exposé on pork-barrel spending.

No, AOC - Tornados in D.C. Are Not Another Sign of Global Warming

Rep. Alexander Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), never lacking for a fun sound bite, released an anxiety-ridden Instagram over a tornado warning that was issued in Washington, D.C. at about 3:50 pm on May 23.

Welcome to Washington Congresswoman!  You will soon learn that severe thunderstorms during summer afternoons are practically a daily occurrence and tornado warnings are nothing new.

May 31, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1559314031

Senate Vote Reveals Democrats' True Intentions Behind Green New Deal

It is no secret that the Green New Deal is a terrible deal for taxpayers, as even Senate Democrats, despite their public support, refused to match their votes with their words.

March 29, 2019 — Peter Klensch 1553881324

Addressing the Safety of PFAS – Use Science, Not Hysteria

Are environmental radicals and trial lawyers shifting their litigious energy from bisphenol A (BPA) hysteria, now that the CLARITY BPA consortium project has pretty much confirmed that the compound is safe to use, and moving to a new and potentially lucrative bogeyman? 

March 27, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1553715025

CAGW Names Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez March 2019 Porker of the Month

For Immediate Release     Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
March 18, 2019 

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) March 2019 Porker of the Month for taking the lead in proposing a “Green New Deal” that would bankrupt America.

Andrew Wheeler Confirmed as the New Head of Environmental Protection Agency

By a vote of 52 to 47, the Senate on Thursday voted to confirm Andrew R. Wheeler as the 15th Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Mr. Wheeler served as the Deputy Administrator from April to July 2018, and then served as Acting Administrator from July 2018 to February 2019.

March 1, 2019 — Allen Johnson 1551466105

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