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Junkscience: Here’s why Volvo Trucks is trying to kill American-made glider trucks does better investigative reporting than New York Times‘ self-proclaimed ‘investigative reporter’ Eric Lipton. Fitzgerald Glider Kits founder and CEO Tommy Fitzgerald, Sr. is trying to do his part to MAGA by remanufacturing engines to make glider trucks. Foreign-owned Volvo Trucks, though, is doing its best to destroy Fitzgerald’s business by conspiring with Obama EPA …

2018-09-14 20:28   Click to comment

Junkscience: Glider Trucks Caught in Deep State Double Standard

When the Obama EPA issued its rule to kill the glider truck industry in 2016, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved the rule even though the Obama EPA failed to do the required benefit-cost analysis required by Executive Order No. 12866. But when the Trump EPA sent the final rollback of …

2018-09-14 18:41   Click to comment

Junkscience: Dirty Deeds Done Deep State Cheap: Rep. Bill Posey (R, FL-8) summarizes EPA-Volvo conspiracy against glider trucks

From today’s hearing before the House Space, Science and Technology Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Subcommittee on Environment — “Examining the Underlying Science and Impacts of Glider Truck Regulations”. Rep. Posey recounts how EPA and Volvo Trucks rigged the glider emissions tests.

2018-09-13 20:04   Click to comment

Junkscience: So… Volvo Trucks only opposes American-made glider trucks

As we learned at today’s House Science Committee hearing, Chinese-owned Volvo Trucks is quite okay with the glider trucks it makes in Sweden. Although Volvo Trucks and EPA resistance are campaigning to kill off the the US glider truck industry by pretending that gliders are bad for the environment, Chinese-owned Volvo boasts on its web …

2018-09-13 16:58   Click to comment

Junkscience: Memo to Obama: You didn’t think of that

Last week, former President Obama reprised a theme from his 2012 campaign in an attack on President Trump. Misappropriating credit for the booming economy, Obama stated, “Let’s just remember when this recovery started.” This, of course, echoes what Obama said at a campaign rally on July 13, 2012, when he attacked individualism and capitalism by …

2018-09-09 17:40   Click to comment

Junkscience: RIP Rod Nichols: Former New York Academy of Sciences chief

Rod was a friend and board member of the CO2 Coalition. Here is his Washington Post obit.

2018-09-05 12:10   Click to comment

Junkscience: Boom… EPA inspector general to investigate EPA staff-Volvo Trucks rigging of glider truck emissions test exposed this scandal in June. Three months later… here’s the EPA IG letter announcing the investigation (EPA Web Site|PDF).

2018-09-04 21:02   Click to comment

Junkscience: Revealed: NESCAUM does bidding of enviro group in glider truck battle

New emails obtained from New York state show the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) giving new meaning to the “C” in Northeast States Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM). NESCAUM is a nonprofit of comprised of Northeast state air quality agencies. Here’s how NESCAUM describes itself — note that no part of NESCAUM’s mission is to act …

2018-09-04 17:51   Click to comment

Junkscience: Report: Rich country CO2 emissions underreported by 25%

Aaahhh… the Paris Climate Hoax…. “A new report out today from Buy Clean shows that 25 percent of the world’s carbon emissions pass through a loophole in climate policy and are not accounted for in the national emissions reduction targets set in the Paris climate agreement.” Read the report.

2018-09-04 12:15   Click to comment

Junkscience: Smoking Gun: Emails Show Volvo Trucks Initiated EPA’s Rigged Testing of Glider Trucks

In June, broke the news that EPA career staff and Volvo Trucks had worked cooperatively on a rigged glider truck emissions test. New e-mails obtained via FOIA indicate origin of the rigged testing idea. The characters in today’s drama are: For background, read “EXPOSED: E-mails reveal Volvo Trucks, (Obama leftover) EPA staff rig agency …

2018-08-22 21:31   Click to comment

Junkscience: Why can’t there be an objective review of the LNT?

Health physicist Brant Ulsh takes apart the NCRP Commentary 27 claim that the continued use of the LNT for radiation protection is supported by epidemiologic studies. Read the entire paper.

2018-08-22 18:30   Click to comment

Junkscience: Trump to Replace Obama Clean Power Plan With Affordable Clean Energy Rule

Between this proposal and the CAFE proposal, most of the Obama climate legacy is history. The EPA media release is below. The EPA web page with rulemaking fact sheets is here.

2018-08-21 13:10   Click to comment

Junkscience: Wow… AAAS calls EPA science transparency rule ‘insidious’, ‘dangerous’ and ‘an affront to science and scientists’

With your $150 (or more), the American Association for the Advancement (sic) of Science will fight for secret science at EPA. Here’s the AAAS fundraising e-mail (that will live in infamy) I received this morning.

2018-08-20 14:42   Click to comment

Junkscience: Trump Fuel Economy Proposal Puts Brakes on Obama’s All-Pain-No-Gain Global Warming Crusade

My column posted at Trump Fuel Economy Proposal Puts Brakes on Obama’s All-Pain-No-Gain Global Warming Crusade By Steve Milloy August 17, 2018, President Trump wants to get you into a new car of your choice for less money and sooner rather than later. To make that happen, his administration has just proposed to …

2018-08-17 19:19   Click to comment

Junkscience: EPA staffer behind rigged glider truck testing, now trying to sabotage Trump rollback of Obama fuel economy standards

Senior EPA bureaucrat Bill Charmley is personally try to wreck to the Trump deregulatory agenda. readers will recall that Bill Charmley, the director of the Assessment and Standards Division in EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality, worked with Volvo Trucks last fall to sabotage the Trump rollback of the Obama EPA’s anti-glider truck …

2018-08-15 15:02   Click to comment

Junkscience: Calabrese: Moving Away from the Linear Nonthreshold (LNT) Model of Carcinogenesis

The great Ed Calabrese reviews the Trump EPA’s proposal to do away with the linear nonthreshold model of junk science. Read Ed Calabrese’s latest LNT article.

2018-08-10 16:23   Click to comment

Junkscience: Pass the salt: Study finds average consumption safe for heart health

More evidence the public health nannies have been lying to us for decades. The media release is below. ### Pass the salt: Study finds average consumption safe for heart health Public health strategies should be based on best evidence MCMASTER UNIVERSITY HAMILTON, ON (Aug. 9, 2018) – New research shows that for the vast majority …

2018-08-09 22:30   Click to comment

Junkscience: Line-by-line: California’s lies about the Trump rollback of the Obama fuel economy standards

No, California will not be destroyed without the Obama fuel economy standards. In fact, it will improve. California’s media statement is below and here. My comments are in [bold brackets]. ### Governor Brown, Attorney General Becerra, and California Air Resources Board: At Every Turn, We Will Defend Our Nation’s Clean Car Emissions Standards SACRAMENTO – …

2018-08-03 18:50   Click to comment

Junkscience: Line by Line: Activists lie in the NYTimes about the Trump rollback of the Obama fuel economy standards

This NYTimes op-ed from the self-proclaimed Safe Climate Campaign and Center for Auto Safety is debunked, line-by-line. The NYTimes op-ed is below. My comments in [bolded brackets]. Trump proposal fact sheets are here. ### The Myth That a Cleaner Car Is Less Safe Than a Dirty One By Daniel F. Becker and James Gerstenzang Mr. …

2018-08-03 17:32   Click to comment

Junkscience: NYTimes gets it way wrong on Trump rollback of Obama fuel economy standards

The New York Times comes out with ignorant, knee-jerk opposition to the proposed rollback of Obama fuel economy overregulation. Here is my line-by-line takedown. The New York Times editorial is below. My comments are in [bolded brackets]. Trump proposal fact sheets are here. ### A Reckless Scheme on Auto Emissions The administration’s plan to roll …

2018-08-03 12:55   Click to comment

Junkscience: Trump Fact Sheets for Rollback of Obama Fuel Economy Standards

All the documents you need to know that we are… WINNING!!! Click here for a PDF of the NHTSA info packet on the CAFE rollback, including: NHTSA/EPA media release Wall Street Journal op-ed by Elaine Chao & Andrew Wheeler, “Make Cars Great Again.” Rulemaking overview By the Numbers EPCA Preemption Compliance Flexibilities Alternatives Considered Proposed …

2018-08-02 17:22   Click to comment

Junkscience: Milloy on Fox Business: Trump administration to freeze fuel-efficiency standards founder Steve Milloy on the Trump administration freezing fuel-efficiency standards and EPA efforts to rein in regulations under President Trump.

2018-08-02 16:47   Click to comment

Junkscience: Trump administration proposes to rollback Obama fuel economy standards

Here is the proposed rule. The media release is here.

2018-08-02 12:56   Click to comment

Junkscience: New-Truck Emissions Scandal: Cummins recalls 500,000 trucks for faulty NOx emissions control

So now we know why Cummins-engine-using Volvo Trucks and the EPA Deep Staters (DEEPA?) in its Michigan emissions lab didn’t want to test Cummins engines against glider engines. Here’s the EPA media release: Here is an interesting e-mail obtained from EPA via FOIA. It shows Volvo lobbyist Steve Berry conspiring with EPA Deep Stater Angela …

2018-07-31 16:10   Click to comment

Junkscience: California air regulators (CARB) caught lying about diesel particulate filters (DPFs)

Deep State air regulators and the rentseeking emissions control industry that depends on the Deep State don’t want you to watch this video or read this report. CARB’s own study shows that DPF filters do remove particulate matter but instead actually emit them. This study shows that the particles emitted are even finer and is …

2018-07-30 21:11   Click to comment

Junkscience: Trump puts brakes on fuel economy overregulation

Small cars. You do the physics. TRUMP PUTS BRAKES ON FUEL ECONOMY OVERREGULATION By Steve Milloy July 27, 2018. Daily Caller The Trump deregulation train is rolling on, this time right over two sacred cows of the progressive over-regulatory state: the Obama administration’s pointless and harmful fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks and …

2018-07-29 18:53   Click to comment

Junkscience: Milloy & Dunn testimony to EPA on science transparency

This afternoon, I delivered the following remarks on EPA’s proposed science transparency rule at the public hearing. I commented on behalf of myself and Dr. John Dunn. We are trying to open the black box. My name is Steve Milloy. I publish I am speaking on behalf of myself and Dr. John Dunn, an …

2018-07-17 19:51   Click to comment

Junkscience: House Science Committee asks EPA to investigate rigged glider truck testing exposed the rigged testing. Congress is taking action. Read read about the rigged glider truck emissions testing. The House Science Committee press release is below. Read the House Science Committee letter. Read the two other Congressional letters asking for the EPA IG to investigate. ### House Science Committee Investigates Integrity of Glider Emissions Research …

2018-07-12 23:43   Click to comment

Junkscience: FLASHBACK: Carbon taxes won’t save the planet

My Washington Times column from 2012 with the simple math that shows why a US carbon tax will have no effect on the climate — even if you do believe in catastrophic global warming. Carbon taxes won’t save the planet Global warming is excuse for economy grab By Steve Milloy November 16, 2012, Washington Times …

2018-07-11 14:22   Click to comment

Junkscience: JAMA Editor’s Double Standard

Truck emissions kill more people every year than actually die. The greens say so. And JAMA editor Howard Bauchner is okay with that. On June 18, I asked the Journal of the American Medical Association to retract an article claiming that emissions from glider trucks were killing people. The logical extension of the article was …

2018-07-11 13:36   Click to comment

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