On Thursday, March 6, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Electricity Security and Affordability Act by a bipartisan vote of 229 to 183. The bill, HR 3826, would require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set a more reasonable path forward for regulative power plant emissions.
Tired of politicians pushing policies that don’t impact them -- but put burdens on other people?
Key Front Range legislators authored this bill in secret but – get this – it only impacts rural Coloradans.
That’s just not fair.
By Rich Wilson
Spring heralds planting season for my family. My wife has a knack for coaxing seeds to life. I enjoy our garden and I’ve tried to help out, but sadly I didn’t inherit a green thumb. Her rows of vegetables stand tall and proud; plants subject to my ministrations struggle to make it through the summer.
When we first heard about NBC’s new show “Revolution” we were intrigued. “Revolution” follows a family struggling to reunite after every single piece of technology - computers, planes, cars, phones, even lights - has mysteriously blacked out forever.
We all recognize and appreciate the value of electricity when the power goes out or a crisis hits, but day in and day out most of us take for granted just how thoroughly this incredible, invisible resource influences our lives.