Gov. Snyder Surrenders to Obama's EPA
09/01/15
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Press Releases
WASHINGTON – American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the below statement following Governor Snyder's announcement that he plans to implement EPA’s harmful carbon regulations:
"The Snyder administration’s decision to wave the white flag and implement EPA’s carbon regulation is bad news for Michigan families. The governor claims this approach 'retains control' for Michigan, yet the opposite is true. Implementing this regulation, when serious legal challenges persist,...
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Clinton's Ethanol Plan Would Harm Rural America
08/27/15
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Press Releases
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle released the following statement in response to Hillary Clinton's "plan for a vibrant rural America," which includes transitioning the Renewable Fuel Standard into a mandate for so-called "advanced" and cellulosic biofuels:
"Hillary Clinton's 'plan for a vibrant rural America' actually harms rural America. By mandating expensive 'advanced' biofuels at the expense of corn-based ethanol, Clinton's energy plan...
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AEA Launches Initiative Targeting NC's RPS
08/27/15
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Press Releases
WASHINGTON –  Today, the American Energy Alliance announced a new paid media and grassroots initiative in North Carolina as the state legislature considers whether to move on pending legislation that would freeze the state’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (REPS) at 6 percent. The sustained effort will begin with the launch of 60 second radio ads urging Senators Fletcher Hartsell (District 36), Brent Jackson (District 10), Jerry Tillman (District 29), and Andy Wells (District 42)...Continue Reading...
Obama's Carbon Rule Still a Bad Deal for Americans
08/03/15
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WASHINGTON -- American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement following the Obama administration's announcement of their final carbon rule:
"The final version of President Obama's 'Clean Power Plan' is somehow more harmful than the proposed rule. It forces states to make even steeper cuts, it guts natural gas in favor of costly renewables, and it still has no effect on climate change. While the EPA touts these adjustments to the rule as a sign of...
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Mounting Opposition to EPA's Carbon Rule
AEA Launches Initiative Detailing How States and the Public are Fighting Back WASHINGTON – Today, the American Energy Alliance is launching SmartPowerPlan.org—a hub for the latest information on how states and the public are fighting back against the EPA’s so-called Clean Power Plan. This one-stop shop provides the latest news, legal analysis, public comments, and state action against the EPA’s carbon rule. The site also includes a legislative tracker and an  interactive...Continue Reading...
ICYMI: Mississippi Gov. Rejects EPA Rule
WASHINGTON--Yesterday, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant joined a growing list of Governors who are exercising their right to reject the EPA’s carbon regulations, which would cripple America's existing fleet of coal-fired power plants. In a letter to EPA Administrator McCarthy, Governor Bryant cited cost increases for his citizens and threats to grid reliability among his chief concerns with the sweeping regulation. The governor stated, "we do not see how it will be possible to reasonably...
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AEA Releases Congressional Energy Scores
07/21/15
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New Platform Ranks Members on Support for Free Market Policies  WASHINGTON – Today, the American Energy Alliance launched a new interactive website for the American Energy Scorecard —the first and only free-market energy legislative scorecard. This new interactive platform educates lawmakers about the most important energy votes in each Congressional session and empowers the American people to hold their elected officials accountable for their actions. The website catalogues...Continue Reading...
ICYMI: Gov. Pence Encourages States to Reject EPA's Climate Rule
07/10/15
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Press Releases
WASHINGTON -- Yesterday, the American Energy Alliance held a press conference call with Indiana Governor Mike Pence regarding the EPA's Climate Rule regulating carbon dioxide from power plants. On the call, Gov. Pence explained how states are well within their rights to not submit a plan to the EPA. Below is some of the media coverage of yesterday's call:
unnamed "Pence encourages states to fight greenhouse gas rules" By Maureen Groppe 7/9/15 Fighting the federal government over proposed...
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AEA Issues Statement on MATS Ruling
06/29/15
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SCOTUS Slaps EPA for Ignoring the Costs of its Reckless Agenda WASHINGTON -- American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement on the Supreme Court's Mercury and Air Toxics Standard (MATS) ruling:
"Today’s Supreme Court decision is an important step toward reining in the Environmental Protection Agency. For too long EPA has ignored the costs of its regulations, which have become so large that they not only harm the economy, but also the health and welfare of...
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AEA Applauds Gov. Pence for Rejecting EPA Rule
WASHINGTON -- American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement after Indiana Governor Mike Pence rejected EPA's climate rule:
"We applaud Governor Pence for standing up for Indiana families by rejecting the Environmental Protection Agency’s costly climate rule. This rule is an attempt by President Obama to impose a national cap-and-trade system that he failed to pass democratically when he controlled Congress in 2010. We hope other states join...Continue Reading...