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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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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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