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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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Coalition Calls on Senate to Confirm Pruitt as EPA Chief

WASHINGTON -- Today the American Energy Alliance released a coalition letter signed by more than 20 organizations urging the Senate to confirm Scott Pruitt as the next EPA Administrator. Below is an excerpt from the letter:
Attorney General Pruitt has consistently fought for Oklahoma families and communities and has been a stalwart defender against federal intrusion into state and individual rights. Notably, Mr. Pruitt led a multi-state effort opposing the EPA’s unlawful attempt to take...

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AEA Key Votes Regulatory Reform Bills

  • 01/04/17
  • AEA
  • Blog
WASHINGTON -- Today the American Energy Alliance urged all Representatives to vote YES on both the REINS Act and the Midnight Rules Relief Act. Below is the text of AEA's key-vote alert: This week, the House is set to vote on two regulatory reform measures. The Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act would increase accountability and transparency in the federal regulatory process. The Midnight Rules Relief Act would ease the process by which Congress can consider...
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Obama's Offshore Ban is a Disservice to the American People​

​WASHINGTON – American Energy Alliance Vice President of Communications Chris Warren issued the following statement on President Obama's unilateral ban of offshore leasing for oil and gas production: "President Obama is doing a great disservice to this country by putting the demands of special interest activists above the interests of the American people. These offshore areas belong to the public and should be used to their benefit—not to further the president's...
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AEA Issues Statement on Nomination of Rep. Ryan Zinke for Interior Secretary

WASHINGTON – American Energy Alliance Vice President of Communications Chris Warren issued the following statement on President-elect Trump’s nomination of Rep. Ryan Zinke to be the next Secretary of the Interior: "Rep. Zinke is another strong addition to President-elect Trump’s cabinet. As a Westerner from an energy-rich state, he understands that responsible energy production is critical to ensuring affordable energy for American families and creating new opportunities for...
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AEA Applauds Selection of Gov. Perry to Run Energy Department

WASHINGTON — The American Energy Alliance applauds President-elect Trump’s selection of former Texas Governor Rick Perry to be the next Secretary of Energy. AEA Vice President of Communications Chris Warren issued the following statement: "Governor Perry will bring a tremendous amount of experience and knowledge to the Department of Energy. Having spent 15 successful years as the governor of Texas, he has a proven track record as an executive who can get the job done. During his time...
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AEA Applauds Selection of Oklahoma AG Scott Pruitt to Run EPA 

WASHINGTON – The American Energy Alliance applauds President-elect Trump’s selection of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to be the next Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator. AEA Vice President of Communications Chris Warren issued the following statement: "Attorney General Pruitt has been a champion for consumers and working-class families in Oklahoma. We know he will do the same for all Americans as EPA Administrator. AG Pruitt will reset energy and...
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10 Questions on Fuel Economy Mandates for EPA's Janet McCabe

  • 12/05/16
  • AEA
  • Blog
This week, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in the House Committee on Energy and Commerce is slated to host a hearing regarding the Volkswagen’s use of emissions defeat devices and the Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) program. The Subcommittee has summoned Acting EPA Air and Radiation Administrator Janet McCabe to testify in response to questions surrounding the ZEV program implementation . This hearing is a welcome opportunity for the Subcommittee to question Ms. McCabe on...
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A Blueprint for America’s Comeback

  • 12/02/16
  • AEA
  • Blog
After eight years of the Obama administration’s divisive energy and environmental policies, the American people have voted for a change—a big change. Now is the time to carry out that change. It is time to modernize and improve energy policy in the United States. As we consider our energy future and which policies will work best, it’s important we understand that energy breakthroughs happen when the government gets out of the way and lets innovators and entrepreneurs...
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AEA Congratulates Rep. Walden on E&C Chairmanship 

WASHINGTON – American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement congratulating Rep. Greg Walden on being elected the next chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee:
“Representative Walden is an outstanding choice to chair the House Energy and Commerce Committee and brings a much-needed Western perspective to the committee. I have known Rep. Walden and his team for many years and there is no doubt in my mind that under his leadership the...
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