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AEA Applauds Congress for Passing Stream Rule CRA Resolution

  • 02/02/17
  • AEA
  • Blog
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

  • 02/01/17
  • AEA
  • Blog
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

  • 01/31/17
  • AEA
  • Blog
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

  • 01/31/17
  • AEA
  • Blog
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

  • 01/24/17
  • AEA
  • Blog
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

  • 01/13/17
  • AEA
  • Blog
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

  • 01/12/17
  • AEA
  • Blog
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​

  • 12/21/16
  • AEA
  • Blog
​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

  • 12/16/16
  • AEA
  • Blog
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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