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AEA Supports Effort to Slam the Door on a Federal Carbon Tax
03/24/15
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WASHINGTON -- Today, the American Energy Alliance issued a key-vote alert for amendment #350 to the Senate's 2016 budget resolution. The amendment, introduced by Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), would issue a point of order against any legislative proposal to tax carbon dioxide. "Senator Blunt's amendment is a commendable effort to finally slam the door on a federal carbon tax," said AEA President Thomas Pyle. "Modern life depends on affordable and reliable energy. A carbon tax would...Continue Reading...
Coalition Urges Congress to Repeal the RFS
03/20/15
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Chris Warren|
Press Releases
WASHINGTON -- The American Energy Alliance joined today with 16 other organizations in opposition to the Renewable Fuel Standard. In a letter to the House of Representatives, the coalition urges Members to co-sponsor H.R. 703, a bill introduced by Rep. Bob Goodlatte to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard. Below is an excerpt from the letter:
We, the undersigned, write to urge you to co-sponsor H.R. 703, a bill introduced by Representative Goodlatte to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard....
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On House Budget: Don't Bail Out HTF w/ Gas Tax Hike
03/17/15
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Chris Warren|
Press Releases
WASHINGTON -- American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement on the House's FY2016 budget : "The House budget is a step in the right direction toward encouraging more domestic energy development and winding down the Obama administration’s reckless green energy spending. The U.S. is the number one oil and gas producer in the world despite the administration’s policies aimed at blocking energy production on federal lands and propping up expensive renewable...Continue Reading...
AEA Statement on Keystone XL Veto
02/24/15
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Chris Warren|
Press Releases
WASHINGTON -- American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement on President Obama's veto of the Keystone XL pipeline bill:
"The White House said President Obama would veto the Keystone bill 'without drama or fanfare or delay.' That's rich coming from a president who has spent the last six years turning a routine decision over an infrastructure project into a media circus. "Instead of listening to the American people, who overwhelmingly support the pipeline,...
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Congress Should Take Steps to Repeal RFS
02/04/15
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Chris Warren|
Press Releases
WASHINGTON – Today, American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement on Rep. Bob Goodlatte’s bill to reform the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS):
"We are encouraged by Rep. Goodlatte’s effort to fully repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard. Not only is the RFS an ill-advised policy that raises food and fuel prices for American families, but the EPA has demonstrated they are incapable of administering the mandate by failing to set guidelines for both 2014 and...
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AEA Launches Congressional Energy Scorecard
01/08/15
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Chris Warren|
Blog
WASHINGTON DC – Today, the American Energy Alliance (AEA) announced the launch of a major education and accountability initiative, the American Energy Scorecard. With energy at the top of the agenda for the 114th Congress, AEA is unveiling the nation’s first and only free-market congressional energy accountability scorecard. The American Energy Scorecard educates lawmakers about the most important energy votes of the year and empowers the American people to hold their elected...Continue Reading...
Obama Embraces Cuba, Snubs Canada
12/19/14
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Chris Warren|
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WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama held a press conference at the White House today during which he discussed the Keystone XL pipeline. Though he refused to take a stand on the proposed project, the president expressed concerns that Keystone would primarily benefit Canadian interests, not the American people. The president’s dismissive attitude toward cooperating with Canada on Keystone stands in stark contrast to his conciliatory approach with other world leaders. AEA President...Continue Reading...
Christmas Comes Early for Big Wind
12/17/14
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Chris Warren|
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WASHINGTON -- American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement on the Senate approving an extension of the wind Production Tax Credit (PTC):
"Christmas came early for wind industry lobbyists courtesy of the United States Congress. By passing a retroactive extension of the wind Production Tax Credit, Congress is taking money out of the pockets of hardworking Americans to stuff the stockings of foreign corporations and wealthy investors. Moreover, the PTC is...
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Another Sweetheart Deal for Big Wind?
12/02/14
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Chris Warren|
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WASHINGTON -- American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement about the House Republicans' proposed tax extenders deal: "The wind PTC was a bad idea yesterday, it’s a bad idea today, and it will be a bad idea tomorrow. "Over twenty percent of this extenders deal, nearly $10 billion, is a handout to AWEA and its allies like the League of Conservation Voters who spent $75 million during the midterm elections in an effort to defeat Republicans. Now the...Continue Reading...
AEA Statement on Keystone Vote
11/19/14
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Chris Warren|
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WASHINGTON -- AEA President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement on tonight's vote in the U.S. Senate on the Keystone XL pipeline:

"Harry Reid’s infamous tenure as Senate Majority Leader will die as it lived—in dysfunction. The Keystone XL pipeline is an economic no-brainer that will create thousands of jobs and lower gasoline prices. Yet under Harry Reid’s leadership the U.S. Senate seems incapable of advancing even a routine infrastructure project. "Keystone XL enjoys...
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