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California’s Mandate Madness

Next week, Advanced Energy Economy (AEE)—a group co-founded by billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer—will host its annual event titled “Pathway to 2050.” The name of this conference is in reference to California’s renewable energy mandate that requires the state generate 50 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by the year 2050. California already has […]

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States Continue to Stop Work on Carbon Rule, But Utilities See “Investment Opportunity”

Litigation over the EPA’s carbon rule for power plants is continuing with oral arguments set for early June. In the meantime, several states have sought to codify the Supreme Court’s stay with a “stop work order” inserted into state appropriations bills. Last Friday, Kansas became the latest state to protect their residents. These bills are […]

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House Bill Signals New Life for Nuclear Energy

Nuclear energy has provided Americans with safe, reliable power for decades. In recent years, new technologies have opened the door to more advanced reactors. However, the current licensing process for nuclear facilities remains burdensome and lengthy, and there is currently no path for advanced nuclear technologies to gain approval at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Fortunately, […]

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Wyoming Leaders Protect Citizens From Carbon Rule

WASHINGTON – This week, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead signed a two-year budget deal that includes a provision blocking funds from being used to implement the EPA’s carbon rule, or “Clean Power Plan.” American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement: “Governor Mead and Wyoming lawmakers should be applauded for protecting their citizens by blocking funds […]

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Gov. Pence Stands Up for Indiana Families

Governor Confirms that Indiana Will Not Begin Work on EPA Carbon Rule WASHINGTON — In a recent interview, Indiana Governor Mike Pence confirmed that Indiana would remain steadfast in their opposition to EPA’s carbon regulation following the Supreme Court’s stay of the rule. American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement: “Governor Pence’s decision is a great […]

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On EPA Rule, SCOTUS Stands Up For The Little Guy

WASHINGTON – American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to issue a stay on the Obama administration’s carbon rule: “This is a significant victory for the American people and a strong rebuke of the Obama administration’s heavy-handed regulatory agenda. The Supreme Court should be applauded for standing […]

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Hillary Clinton’s Reverse Robin Hood Tax Code

Today, multimillionaire presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton held a “grassroots event” with billionaire investor Warren Buffett. The subject was tax reform, one Buffett knows well. The Berkshire Hathaway CEO owns a sprawling enterprise of businesses employing an army of lobbyists and accountants to exploit opportunities to make money at taxpayer expense. Buffett does not hide […]

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Rep. Palmer Stands Up to EPA Overreach

Rep. Gary Palmer has introduced legislation aimed at combatting the EPA’s aggressive and controversial regulation of greenhouse gasses. H.R. 3880, the Stopping EPA Overreach Act of 2015, has already garnered significant Congressional support with 107 original cosponsors. Rep. Palmer’s bill is the latest in a series of Congressional attempts to fight the Obama Administration’s attempt […]

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Clinton’s Anti-Energy Pledge Would Make Electricity Rates Skyrocket

Hillary Clinton recently proposed a “comprehensive energy and climate agenda,” which includes increasing installed solar capacity to 140 gigawatts (GW) by 2020. She claims this would be achieved by installing 500 million more solar panels across the country, and doing so would increase the current solar capacity by 700 percent: a 32 percent annual growth rate. […]

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