Would five EPA commissioners be better than one EPA administrator?

Michael Giberson Steven Hayward makes the unremarkable observation that the EPA is politicized followed by the somewhat surprising recommendation to fix things by adding more political appointees at the top! He recommends a five-person commission structure within which no more than three are of the same party affiliation, similar to the arrangement governing the Federal … More Would five EPA commissioners be better than one EPA administrator?

EPA backs off “imminent and substantial endangerment” claim in Texas hydraulic fracturing case

Michael Giberson On December 7, 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency dropped a bomb on Range Resources Corporation. From the EPA news release: (DALLAS – December 7, 2010) Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered a natural gas company in Forth Worth, Texas, to take immediate action to protect homeowners living near one of its … More EPA backs off “imminent and substantial endangerment” claim in Texas hydraulic fracturing case