Saturday, April 5, 2014

Obama administration faces backlash on proposed wood stove regulations

Obama administration faces backlash on proposed wood stove regulations | Fox News



... "The EPA estimates that as much as 13 percent of all soot pollution in the U.S. is a result of inefficient wood-fired stoves and boilers.





The dispute pits several mostly urban states, mainly in the northeast, against some rural states such as South Dakota, which says the rules would impose an unfair burden on people in remote areas. About one in four South Dakota homes has a fireplace or wood stove.
Among those opposed to new rules are South Dakota Republicans Sen. John Thune and Rep. Kristi Noem, who say the new requirements will have a big impact on South Dakotans who rely on wood stoves during the long winter.
"Leave it to the EPA to impose more regulations on an affordable and renewable fuel source after one of the coldest winters on record and a costly propane shortage," Noem said." ...
I would say the EPA 'guesses' that "as much as" etc etc. Bullshit! I would challenge their facts and how they came up with them. Hell, they could as well say that, "as much as 500%" and be just as accurate...

Friday, April 4, 2014

Islamic group gets go-ahead to cut crosses off Syracuse NY church

Islamic group gets go-ahead to cut crosses off NY church | Fox News



"A city board on Thursday gave a Muslim group the go-ahead to remove six crosses from the roof and spires of a century-old former Catholic church so the now-vacant Gothic structure can be used as a mosque."

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Virginia Tech Researchers Find The Best Way to Catch Stink Bugs - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Virginia Tech Researchers Find The Best Way to Catch Stink Bugs - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va



"He found the homemade trap was thirteen times more effective that the traps you can buy in stores. 


"This is just a turkey pan that you purchase from your grocery store.  Add a half a gallon of water and some Dawn dish detergent.  Then,  shine a desk lamp on the pan of water.  The cost of this trap is around 7 dollars versus the other light traps that are up wards of thirty to fifty dollars," says Aigner. "

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Rumsfeld: U.S. Ties with Karzai 'Gone Downhill Like a Toboggan' Under Obama | CNS News

Rumsfeld: U.S. Ties with Karzai 'Gone Downhill Like a Toboggan' Under Obama | CNS News



"The U.S. has status of forces agreements with more than a hundred countries, Rumsfeld noted. "A trained ape can get a status of forces agreement," he said. "It does not take a genius. And we have so mismanaged that relationship." "



Did you see it? Yup, the left will now call him raciest and not address the issue.