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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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Obama's Climate Photo-Op: Business As Usual
11/12/14
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Chris Warren|
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WASHINGTON -- American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement on President Obama's climate deal with China: "President Obama’s back room climate deal with China is a perpetuation of the status quo disguised as meaningful policy change. While China makes empty and non-binding promises that it 'intends to try' to halt its emissions growth a decade and a half from now, President Obama promises to accelerate the pace by which his policies raise our energy...Continue Reading...
Nationwide Coalition Urges Congress to End Wind Welfare
11/06/14
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Chris Warren|
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The American Energy Alliance has joined today with 65 other organizations from across the nation in opposition to the wind production tax credit (PTC). The coalition released a letter today ahead of the upcoming lame duck session, urging Speaker Boehner and Senate Minority Leader McConnell to reject any attempt to revive the wind PTC, specifically in any tax extenders package. The letter reads:
During the lame duck session, one of the top priorities for President Obama and Majority Leader...
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AEA Statement on Election Results
11/05/14
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Chris Warren|
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WASHINGTON -- American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement on last night's election results:
"This election was a referendum on the policies of President Obama and his allies in Congress. This includes their policies that are designed to make energy more expensive for Americans. "In states where energy is a key issue like Colorado, West Virginia, Alaska, and North Carolina, our initiatives have been aimed at holding lawmakers accountable for their...
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Americans Skeptical of Federal Energy Dictates
09/09/14
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Chris Warren|
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WASHINGTON – A new survey released today by the American Energy Alliance found that most American voters have serious reservations about the federal government’s involvement in their energy choices—specifically with regard to policies like the wind Production Tax Credit (PTC) and the EPA’s proposed power plant rule. "The American people don't have faith in the federal government to make their energy choices for them—and for good reason," said AEA president Thomas Pyle....Continue Reading...
Does Senator Hagan Oppose Affordable Energy?
08/21/14
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Chris Warren|
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WASHINGTON -- The American Energy Alliance today released the following statement asking Sen. Kay Hagan to put politics aside as public hearings on proposed hydraulic fracturing rules are set to begin in North Carolina.
"With North Carolina’s moratorium on hydraulic fracturing set to be lifted next year, Kay Hagan should embrace America’s energy revolution that will create good paying jobs, protect access to affordable energy, and provide added revenue to strengthen local...
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ICYMI: Big Wind Doesn't Need Welfare
08/19/14
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Chris Warren|
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"Congress has a decision to make: Will they stand with American families or with Big Wind’s high-powered lobbyists?" -AEA President Thomas Pyle
WASHINGTON – The American Energy Alliance has long argued that the wind industry should no longer receive the taxpayer-funded wind Production Tax Credit (PTC).  In a recent interview with the Casper Star-Tribune , Power Company of Wyoming CEO Bill Miller stated that the 3,000-megawatt Chokecherry and Sierra Madre wind facility in Wyoming...
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SURVEY: Americans Reject Costly EPA Proposal
07/29/14
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Chris Warren|
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WASHINGTON – A new survey released today by the American Energy Alliance found that the majority of American voters oppose EPA’s recently proposed power plant regulations when confronted with the real world impacts of the rule. The survey was conducted among registered voters in Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Montana, and North Carolina.

"At a time when Americans are struggling with cost of living and still asking the question 'where are the jobs', there is concern about the proposed...

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ICYMI: Lessons from Australia's Carbon Tax Debacle
07/28/14
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Chris Warren|
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WASHINGTON -- American Energy Alliance Vice President of Policy Daniel Simmons penned an op-ed for Roll Call titled "Lessons Congress Can Learn from Australia's Carbon Tax Debacle." The text of the op-ed follows:



"Lessons Congress Can Learn From Australia's Carbon Tax Debacle" By Daniel Simmons

For the past few years, Australia has been lauded by environmentalists as an example other countries should emulate. The adulation began in 2012, when the country enacted its “carbon tax” —...

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AEA Enlists New House Leaders to End Wind Welfare
06/23/14
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Chris Warren|
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WASHINGTON – American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle sent a letter today to House Leadership congratulating the newly elected Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Majority Whip Steve Scalise. The letter also urges them to remain opposed to an extension of the recently expired Wind Production Tax Credit (PTC). AEA also ran a full page ad in today's edition of Politico as part of a broader paid initiative that includes digital and social media. Excerpts from the letter:
The...
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