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Where Does Senator Udall Stand?
05/14/14
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Chris Warren|
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WASHINGTON – The American Energy Alliance continued its energy policy accountability efforts today with a television ad urging Senator Mark Udall to reverse his stance against the Keystone XL pipeline. Sen. Udall has now voted against the construction of the pipeline multiple times. The ad buy is for $405,450 and will run until May 23rd in Denver and Colorado Springs. AEA President Thomas Pyle released the following statement:
"Senator Udall’s refusal to support Keystone XL is far...
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Nationwide Coalition Calls for End to Wind PTC
11/05/13
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Chris Warren|
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WASHINGTON -- The American Energy Alliance joined today with over 100 organizations from across the nation in opposition to the wind Production Tax Credit (PTC). The organizations released a letter urging Congress to allow the wind PTC to expire. The letter states:
"The principal federal support for the wind energy industry is scheduled to expire at the end of this year. The undersigned organizations and the millions of Americans we represent stand opposed to extending the production tax...
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ICYMI: White House Favors Green Energy
04/10/13
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Johnny Russell|
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WASHINGTON D.C. -- AEA President Thomas Pyle was cited in an E&E News Greenwire article today on the energy provisions in President Obama's FY2014 budget proposal. Pyle's comments target President Obama's continued pursuit of discriminatory energy policies: greenwire-logo Clean energy favored, fossil fuel programs cut under fiscal 2014 budget E&E News, Greenwire By Nick Juliano, Hannah Northey and Katherine Ling, E&E Reporters 4/10/2013 President Obama's fiscal 2014 budget request would boost funding...Continue Reading...
AEA Statement on White House Budget Proposal
04/10/13
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Johnny Russell|
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President Barack Obama released his FY 2014 budget on Wednesday, a $3.77 trillion plan with a $744 billion deficit. AEA President Tom Pyle released the following statement in response to the energy provisions included in the White House budget:
"Now months overdue, President Obama's budget represents the administration's desire to double down on bad energy policy. The same week that the U.S. Comptroller General identified scores of fragmented, duplicative and wasteful renewable energy...
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Four Years Later: Is Energy Better Off?
10/11/12
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Benjamin Cole|
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WASHINGTON D.C. -- The American Energy Alliance released today a comparison chart answering the basic question in many American's minds: Are we better off today than we were four years ago?  With an exclusive focus on energy markets, regulations, and the economic impact of energy policies, the American Energy Alliance answered this question by looking at trends in energy regulations, energy costs, and taxpayer-funded energy subsidies over the past several years. "Using the most cautious...Continue Reading...
DEBATE WATCH: The No. 1 Energy Question for President Obama
10/01/12
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Benjamin Cole|
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"The No. 1 question that has to be put to the president is: Why, under his watch, has the use of taxpayer-owned lands fallen into such complete abandonment?"-- AEA's Benjamin Cole

Energy policy ready for its close-up at White House debate Jennifer Yachnin, E&E reporter Published: Monday, October 1, 2012 DENVER -- The first presidential debate of the 2012 cycle is going to be all about the economy -- but environmentalists, energy industry advocates and political observers agree that's...Continue Reading...
ICYMI: New York Times Talks to AEA About Wind PTC
09/20/12
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gthornton|
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Today, The New York Times profiled the challenges facing the wind energy companies given their dependence on government handouts.  With renewal of the Wind Production Tax Credit in jeopardy, many wind energy businesses may not survive in the free market.  The American Energy Alliance’s Director of Communications, Benjamin Cole, spoke to the New York Times and explained IER’s opposition to continuing subsidies for the wind industry.   “Tax Credit in Doubt, Wind Power Industry Is...Continue Reading...
PYLE: It's time for the Wind PTC to end
09/12/12
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Johnny Russell|
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Thomas Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, appeared on Money with Melissa Francis on FOX Business yesterday to discuss the wind Production Tax Credit (PTC) and the recent ouster of Exelon from the American Wind Energy Association. "I think they’re right in making the case that it’s time for this production tax credit to end. What has become, really, is just a boondoggle for the wind industry. We’re talking about an industry that has been getting this credit now for ...Continue Reading...
AEA Hits GOP Reps for Farm Bill Boondoggle
07/29/12
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Benjamin Cole|
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WASHINGTON D.C. -- The American Energy Alliance begins airing this week three radio advertisements exposing the taxpayer-funded giveaways and wasteful energy subsidies included in the House Farm Bill, sponsored by Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas (R-Okla.). The ads, which cost $80K to run in South Dakota, Iowa, and Oklahoma, encourage listeners to contact Reps Kristi Noem, Steve King, and Frank Lucas and "tell them that the Farm Bill should help farmers and consumers and not their...Continue Reading...
ICYMI: AEA Fires Energy 'Jump Ball' for 2012 President Election
04/25/12
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Benjamin Cole|
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The Washington Post By Dan Eggen April 25, 9:28 AM Nearly all of the independent advertising aired for the 2012 general-election campaign has come from interest groups that do not disclose their donors, suggesting that much of the political spending over the next six months will come from sources invisible to the public. Politically active nonprofits that do not reveal their funding have spent $28.5 million on advertising related to the November presidential matchup, or about 90 percent of...Continue Reading...