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Solar Freeloader
03/27/15
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AEA|
Cartoons
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WSJ Op-Ed: Time to Repeal the RFS
03/26/15
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AEA|
Blog
Today, American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle penned an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on the Renewable Fuel Standard. In the piece, Pyle makes the case for repealing this broken and misguided policy. Below is the text from the op-ed:
At the Iowa Agriculture Summit earlier this month, most of the prospective Republican presidential candidates embraced the renewable-fuel standard, one of the worst examples of corporate welfare in America. This federal mandate props up the U.S....
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AEA Supports Effort to Slam the Door on a Federal Carbon Tax
03/24/15
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AEA|
Press Releases
WASHINGTON -- Today, the American Energy Alliance issued a key-vote alert for amendment #350 to the Senate's 2016 budget resolution. The amendment, introduced by Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), would issue a point of order against any legislative proposal to tax carbon dioxide. "Senator Blunt's amendment is a commendable effort to finally slam the door on a federal carbon tax," said AEA President Thomas Pyle. "Modern life depends on affordable and reliable energy. A carbon tax would...Continue Reading...
A Corny Way to Go
03/20/15
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Mike Morrison|
Cartoons
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Coalition Urges Congress to Repeal the RFS
03/20/15
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Chris Warren|
Press Releases
WASHINGTON -- The American Energy Alliance joined today with 16 other organizations in opposition to the Renewable Fuel Standard. In a letter to the House of Representatives, the coalition urges Members to co-sponsor H.R. 703, a bill introduced by Rep. Bob Goodlatte to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard. Below is an excerpt from the letter:
We, the undersigned, write to urge you to co-sponsor H.R. 703, a bill introduced by Representative Goodlatte to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard....
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EPA's WOTUS Rule "Insults Property Owners"
03/20/15
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Alex Fitzsimmons|
Blog
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy delivered a speech at the National Farmers Union this week in which she tried to assuage doubts over a proposed rule to greatly expand the agency’s authority to regulate waters covered under the Clean Water Act. The proposal, known as “Waters of the United States,” has drawn the ire of farmers, ranchers, property owners, and local governments, who fear the vague language contained in EPA’s rule could result in the...Continue Reading...
USA Today Tears Into Flawed RFS
The barrage of criticism targeting the Renewable Fuel Standard is showing no signs of stopping. Just last week, the The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal took aim at the costly and flawed federal biofuel mandate. Now, on the heels of the recent Iowa Ag Summit, where numerous prominent Republican presidential candidates kowtowed to the powerful ethanol lobby, USA Today has weighed in on the government’s ethanol directive. Their take? End the ethanol mandate. Here’s an excerpt...Continue Reading...
Former Obama Law Professor Eviscerates EPA
03/18/15
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Alex Fitzsimmons|
Emissions Standards
Laurence Tribe is a Harvard Law Professor who has described President Obama as “the best student I ever had” and donated to his political campaigns. It might come as a surprise, then, to learn that Professor Tribe also believes the foundation of the Obama administration’s anti-coal agenda is unconstitutional. Testifying before Congress this week , Tribe condemned the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed carbon dioxide rule for existing power plants as a...Continue Reading...
On House Budget: Don't Bail Out HTF w/ Gas Tax Hike
03/17/15
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Chris Warren|
Press Releases
WASHINGTON -- American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement on the House's FY2016 budget : "The House budget is a step in the right direction toward encouraging more domestic energy development and winding down the Obama administration’s reckless green energy spending. The U.S. is the number one oil and gas producer in the world despite the administration’s policies aimed at blocking energy production on federal lands and propping up expensive renewable...Continue Reading...
WSJ Op-Ed: Fossil Fuels Will Save the World
03/17/15
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AEA|
Energy Development
Energy poverty is a foreign concept for the majority of Americans. But it is a stark reality for the 1.3 billion people around the world living without electricity. In a recent opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal, Matt Ridley expands on the global problem of energy poverty—and how fossil fuels can begin to solve it. The following excerpt illustrates energy’s ability to improve our lives:
The more energy you have, the more intricate, powerful and complex you can make a system....
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