AEA Cautions Against Republican-led Green New Deal Lite


Costly proposal spearheaded by Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) fails free-market litmus test


WASHINGTON DC (February 12, 2020) – Thomas Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance (AEA), issued the following statement in response to the unveiling of a Republican-led "climate messaging exercise" providing tax credits for carbon capture and other conservation proposals:

“Individuals, small businesses, and corporations should always be looking for innovative ways...


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Trump’s 2021 Budget Prioritizes America’s Energy & Environmental Needs

WASHINGTON DC (February 10, 2020) – Thomas Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s 2021 proposed budget:

“President Trump continues to make good on his promises to the American people with his latest budget proposal."

"The president recognizes that the key to a vibrant economy is affordable and reliable American made energy. He also understands that the government should not be in the business of picking...


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AEA Praises Trump’s SOTU Speech and America’s Energy Comeback

White House must urge Congress to fix our broken, abused, misused and outdated environmental laws.


WASHINGTON DC (February 4, 2020) – Thomas Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s third State of the Union address:

“In terms of great comebacks, it’s impossible to overlook the American energy story. From reliance on unstable foreign regimes, and a President who said ‘we can’t just drill our way to...


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EPA's WOTUS Repeal & Replace Welcome News for America's Energy Producers, Rural Americans

WASHINGTON DC (January 23, 2020) – Today, the Trump administration completed the important process of repealing and replacing the Obama administration's overreaching "waters of the United States" (WOTUS) definition. The previous definitions have repeatedly sought to maximize federal regulatory reach at the expense of state authority, subjecting farmers, energy producers and landowners generally to ever greater regulatory red tape from Washington DC bureaucrats.

In response to today's...


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NEPA Reform Overdue: Broken, Abused Law Must Be Modernized for Real Progress to Occur

AEA salutes first U.S. President in 30+ years bold enough to de-politicize permitting, infrastructure improvement process

WASHINGTON DC (January 9, 2020) – Thomas Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, issued the following statement in response to a deliberative/pre-decisional draft memo from the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regarding proposed rulemaking modernizing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Once the proposed rules are filed in the...


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President Trump Holds the Line: Protects Middle Class Taxpayers from the Green New Deal

AEA cheers holiday reprieve for taxpayers, but more work needs to be done

WASHINGTON DC (December 17, 2019) – Thomas Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, issued the following statement in response to news of an agreement on tax extensions for FY 2020. The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to cast formal votes later today, which could end with a finalized budget on the President’s desk before Christmas.

“After a marathon political showdown, President...


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Coalition to Senate Leaders: Put the Brakes on Electric Vehicle Subsidies

33 free-market organizations join effort opposing extensions or increasing EV tax credits

WASHINGTON DC (December 10, 2019) – Following the launch of their latest initiative against unnecessary subsidies , the American Energy Alliance (AEA), backed by thirty-two additional signers, issued the following letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urging him and his colleagues to oppose any kind of end-of-year deal that includes an extension or increase of the electric vehicle (EV)...


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AEA Launches Initiative Calling on Republican Senators to End Welfare for Auto Manufacturers and Wealthy Coastal Elites

Majority Leader McConnell and GOP Must Stop the Expansion of the Inefficient, Costly and Unfair Electric Vehicle Subsidy

WASHINGTON DC (November 20, 2019) – The American Energy Alliance (AEA) turned their attention on Republican Senators today via the pages of The Wall Street Journal.  In a full-page advertisement, AEA called on Republicans to block the expansion of the unnecessary, inefficient, costly and unfair electric vehicle (EV) tax credit. 

Thomas Pyle, AEA President...


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Statement on the Nomination of Dan Brouillette as U.S. Secretary of Energy

WASHINGTON DC (November 18, 2019) – Today, Thomas Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, issued the following statement in support of the nomination of Dan Brouillette as the new U.S. Secretary of Energy.

“Dan’s exemplary service as Deputy Secretary is proof positive that President Trump has made the right choice in tapping him to take the helm at the Department of Energy. Under President Trump, our nation has come a long way in a short period of time towards securing...


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Au revoir, Paris

American Energy Alliance celebrates President Trump's continued leadership on U.S. withdrawal from lopsided climate agreement

WASHINGTON DC (November 5, 2019) – Today, the American Energy Alliance (AEA) cheered the announcement that the Trump administration was making formal steps to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.
 
Since nearly the moment it was announced more than four years ago, AEA has been advocating that the United States depart from this ill-advised,...


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