energy policy

Big Oil thinks Ben Chandler is a Real American

ConocoPhillips CEO Jim Mulva yesterday called taking away subsidies for the big 5 oil companies “un-American“, and he refused to apologize for it today: I’m not sure if Rep. Ben Chandler agrees with this fine corporate citizen on the “un-American”…

Liberty Fusion

Rand Paul’s sticking to his guns on nuclear power, but at least he favors strong regulation of the industry to keep Americans safe. Oh wait, that’s right, he wants to eliminate the Energy Department. Sure, we can let Big Brother…

Sen. Leeper still says bring on the nukes

The man loves nuclear power and he’s sticking to it, nevermind Japan: FRANKFORT — Although Kentucky is known to experience earthquakes, the explosions and radiation leaks at a nuclear power plant in earthquake-ravaged Japan should not discourage the state from…

Friday Twain Overload

Oh, Kentucky… First of all, our dear Governor Beshear wants to have our remaining mountains that aren’t blown to smithereens serve another purpose. Yucca-style. President Obama has called for a new generation of nuclear-power plants. But when he abandoned plans…

What Twain said… (yet again)

Does KY’s state legislature want to move Kentucky into the future by promoting renewable energy projects? I think you all know this answer, sadly… FRANKFORT — A bill to promote renewable energy is likely dead after the state Senate tacked…