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Scott Pruitt Will Be a Champion for the American People and the Environment

WASHINGTON – The American Energy Alliance (AEA) congratulates Scott Pruitt on being confirmed as the next Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AEA President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement: "Scott Pruitt will be a true champion for the American people and our environment. Throughout his career, Pruitt has fought to uphold the rule of law and to protect the rights of Oklahoma families and communities. He will do the same for all Americans as EPA...
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Key Vote: Pruitt Nomination

  • 02/17/17
  • AEA
  • Uncategorized
Today the Senate is expected to vote on the nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to serve as the next Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The American Energy Alliance (AEA) urges all Senators to vote YES on Mr. Pruitt's nomination. As Oklahoma’s Attorney General, Pruitt has consistently fought to protect Oklahoma families and communities from federal intrusion and has been a stalwart defender of the rule of law. Notably, Mr. Pruitt led a...
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Coalition Opposes Carbon Tax; Requests Meeting with White House 

WASHINGTON – Today the American Energy Alliance (AEA) and a coalition of free-market and conservative organizations sent a letter to White House chief economic advisor Gary Cohn to request a meeting with the Administration on the issue of a carbon tax. The signers of the letter include Thomas Pyle of AEA, Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform, Michael Needham of Heritage Action for America, Myron Ebell of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and Adam Brandon of FreedomWorks. The...
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Key Vote: Senate BLM Methane CRA

  • 02/14/17
  • AEA
  • Blog
Several weeks ago, the House of Representatives passed a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to repeal the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regulation for methane venting and flaring. We urge Senators to vote YES on this CRA resolution. The Congressional Review Act allows for Congress to halt certain regulatory actions. Congress can pass a joint resolution of disapproval for a rule within 60 legislative days of publication and prohibit agencies from enacting any substantially...
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AEA Applauds Congress for Passing Stream Rule CRA Resolution

WASHINGTON – The American Energy Alliance (AEA) applauds Congress for passing a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to repeal the previous administration’s costly Stream Protection Rule. AEA President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement: "We applaud Congress for taking swift action to halt this costly and duplicative regulation. This midnight regulation from the Obama administration was a direct attack on responsible coal production and would have threatened tens of...
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EPW Democrats Should Do Their Job

WASHINGTON – American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement after Senate Democrats boycotted the Environment and Public Works Committee’s vote on Scott Pruitt’s nomination to lead the EPA: "The EPW Democrats should stop their political grandstanding and do their job. President Trump should be afforded the same long-honored tradition as previous first-term presidents to quickly assemble his cabinet and execute the policies that he promised and that the...
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AEA Supports Judge Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — The American Energy Alliance (AEA) applauds President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill Justice Antonin Scalia's seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. AEA President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement in support of Judge Gorsuch's nomination: "President Trump has made another outstanding decision by nominating Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Throughout his career Judge Gorsuch has displayed great respect for the separation of powers and a firm...
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Key Vote: Stream Rule and BLM Methane CRAs

This week, the House of Representatives is set to vote on two Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolutions aimed at repealing Obama regulations limiting responsible coal and natural gas production. The resolutions would nullify the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regulation for methane venting and flaring and the Interior Department’s Stream Protection Rule (SPR). We urge Representatives to vote YES on both resolutions. The Congressional Review Act allows for Congress to halt certain...
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AEA Applauds Action on Keystone and Dakota Access Pipelines

WASHINGTON – President Trump has signed executive actions today to advance the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines and to streamline the permitting process for important energy and infrastructure projects. The American Energy Alliance (AEA) looks forward to analyzing these particular actions when the White House releases the final text of the orders. AEA President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement:
"President Trump is wasting no time implementing the pro-growth energy...

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AEA Statement on EPA’s Final Determination for Fuel Economy Mandate

WASHINGTON – The American Energy Alliance (AEA) opposes the Obama administration’s decision to move forward with its unrealistic and costly fuel economy mandate for 2022-2025. AEA spokesman Chris Warren released the following statement:
"The Obama administration is trying to cement an agenda that the American people have rejected—not just at the polls, but also through their vehicle choices. The fuel economy mandates for 2022-2025 are outrageously unrealistic and will make...

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