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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 19, 2011 | 8:30 am | 2 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock the Capital Minute; RTC’s John Messeder follows the tortured trail it takes to assemble a green car. In Japan, Prime Minister Naoto Kan says nuclear regulators need more independence, and starting today, gas drillers in Pennsylvania can no longer dump contaminated water at municipal treatment facilities.

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Notes and Asides

By at May 10, 2011 | 12:07 pm | 1 Comments

Notes and Asides

There are few people who we can kill on sight in history, and this was one of them. That the president felt the need to hide from the fact that he ordered just that is puzzling; after all, if polled, the only people who would have said “bring him here alive” would be the far left, who are going to vote for him anyway. As for the other 80-90% of us, our only regret is we don’t know where to send the beer for the guys who did it.

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Philadelphia’s Water, What Gives?

By at May 9, 2011 | 11:35 am | 939 Comments

Philadelphia’s Water, What Gives?

The Philadelphia Water Department is still at a loss to find the origin of Radioactive Iodine-131 at a pair of its water treatment plants.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 9, 2011 | 9:37 am | 1 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; Water experts in Philadelphia have been trying to unravel how elevated Radioactive Iodine 131 is making its way into the municipal water system. The source of orgin is not Japan. RTC’s Eric Epstein worked well into the night to compose all the reasons why Osama Bin Laden is still alive, and President Obama says he is not losing any sleep in the wake of bin Laden’s sudden demise.

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Top Ten Reasons Not To Tax Marcellus Shale

By at May 2, 2011 | 9:51 am | 933 Comments

Top Ten Reasons Not To Tax Marcellus Shale

RTC’s Eric Epstein with a fresh top ten list. Epstein sizes up all the “below the radar” reasons why we should not tax the Marcellus.

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Marcellus Fever

By at April 28, 2011 | 2:05 pm | 983 Comments

Marcellus Fever

A civil society requires a certain level of respect for order and discourse. There are properand acceptable channels for protest and comment. And yesterday’s antics of shouting down a meeting or crawling under a table and then calling a political adversary a “prostitute” is beyond the pale

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Radiation Levels Spiking at Fukushima

By at April 28, 2011 | 12:05 pm | 1 Comments

Radiation Levels Spiking at Fukushima

A new mystery at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Plant after a pair of robots returned data showing elevated levels of radiation in the building that houses reactor No. 1.

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Earth Day and you’re Invited

By at April 22, 2011 | 1:41 pm | 0 Comment

Earth Day and you’re Invited

The greenest of green days is actually the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson. Nelson conceived the idea while representing Wisconsin as a U.S. Senator. War protests and an oil spill along a California coastline inspired Nelson’s brilliant thought.

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Cease, but not Desist in the Marcellus

By at April 20, 2011 | 11:36 am | 1 Comments

Cease, but not Desist in the Marcellus

Governor Tom Corbett says he will protect Pennsylvania’s waterways and now he ‘s trying to live up to his words. Corbett instructed acting DEP Secretary Michael Krancer to shut the door on gas drillers that send wastewater to 15 treatment facilities.

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Radioactive Water is Standing in the way of Resolving Japan’s Nuclear Crisis

By at April 19, 2011 | 3:11 pm | 3 Comments

Radioactive Water is Standing in the way of Resolving Japan’s Nuclear Crisis

Workers at Japan’s heavily damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power are back to pumping out water, and that is a sign of progress. But every restorative step at Fukushima is laden with complexity.

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