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Americans Skeptical of Federal Energy Dictates
09/09/14
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Chris Warren|
Press Releases
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|
Press Releases
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|
Press Releases

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|
Press Releases
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|
Press Releases
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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Rahall is Not Doing Enough
06/04/14
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Chris Warren|
Press Releases
"President Obama's war on coal is really a war on West Virginia families and Nick Rahall simply has not done enough to protect West Virginia from Washington's anti-coal regulations." -AEA President Thomas Pyle
WASHINGTON – The American Energy Alliance continued today its energy accountability initiative with another round of television and online ads in West Virginia. These ads come on the heels of the EPA’s recently proposed rules for existing power plants—one of the costliest...
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Pyle Urges Senate to Cut Red Tape on Energy Development
05/02/14
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Chris Warren|
Press Releases
WASHINGTON -- American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle sent a letter today to Sens. Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell urging them to use the debate over the Shaheen-Portman bill to discuss policies that would cut red tape on American energy development. The letter reads:
The Shaheen-Portman bill will not grow the economy nor will it reduce energy prices for American families. At best, it will increase the government’s micromanagement of our daily lives, something Americans are...
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No More Wind Welfare
04/25/14
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Chris Warren|
Press Releases
WASHINGTON -- The American Energy Alliance joined today with 30 other organizations in a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee urging them to oppose an extension of the wind Production Tax Credit. The letter comes as the committee prepares to examine a tax extenders bill. The letter reads:
"Choosing to extend the wind PTC further will only serve to place more burden on taxpayers. The projected cost of another one-year extension is $6.1 billion dollars and a five-year concession...
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The PTC Has Overstayed Its Welcome
04/03/14
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Chris Warren|
Press Releases
WASHINGTON – American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement responding to attempts to include the wind PTC in the Senate Finance Committee's tax extenders bill:
"The death of the wind PTC in 2013 was a victory for taxpayers. Unfortunately, this wasteful subsidy is once again rearing its ugly head. Although not included in the initial extenders bill, Senator Grassley has made it clear that he intends to amend the bill to include the PTC. This is a case...
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