AEA Applauds NEPA Modernization Announcement

Long overdue overhaul will get American infrastructure projects out of the courtroom and onto the construction site.

WASHINGTON DC (July 15, 2020) – Today, the American Energy Alliance voiced its support for the White House's Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) final rule updating regulations implementing the procedural provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

When it was first signed into law in 1970, NEPA served as a way for federal agencies to consider the...


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Democrats $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Kicks Bipartisanship and Common Sense to the Curb

H.R. 2 has lost its way becoming the latest vehicle for Green New Deal policies

WASHINGTON DC (June 30, 2020) – Today, the American Energy Alliance (AEA) voiced its opposition to H.R. 2, the “Moving Forward Act”, a $1.5 trillion infrastructure package currently under consideration before the U.S. House of Representatives. What traditionally serves as a bipartisan effort for highway funding has taken a wrong turn and morphed into a limousine of green goodies focused more on moving...


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AEA Joins Coalition to Stop the Federal Land Grab

Senators are holding our national parks hostage for an unpopular federal land grab. President Trump should insist that the LWCF not be made permanent.

WASHINGTON DC (June 9, 2020) – Today, the American Energy Alliance joined a diverse coalition in opposition to Title II of the Great American Outdoors Act (S. 3422) which would make permanent the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF.) The Senate voted to proceed with debate last night on the measure, which would – in part –...


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AEA Applauds EPA's Final Rule to Fix Governor Cuomo's Muddying of the Clean Water Act

EPA left with no choice but to curb misuse of Section 401 certification.

WASHINGTON DC (June 2, 2020) – Today, the American Energy Alliance announced its support for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and their effort to help break the logjam of overdue energy infrastructure projects across the U.S.

The EPA has released a final rule that will increase the transparency and efficiency of the Clean Water Act Section 401 (Section 401) certification process in order to promote the...


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American Voters Concerned about Economy, Not Climate

Climate change remains at the bottom
 with respect to both priorities and willingness to pay.

WASHINGTON DC (May 27, 2020) – Today, the American Energy Alliance, America’s premier energy think tank, recently partnered with MWR Strategies to field a nationwide survey of 1000 likely voters (margin of error 3.1%).  We have attached the topline results.

AEA President Tom Pyle said this about the survey results

“Consistent with our research over a decade or more,...


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Coalition Cautions Oil Tariffs Would Harm Economic Recovery, Detract from America's Energy Dominance

23 free-market organizations send letter to President Trump cautioning that oil tariffs would spark global retaliation, damage domestic industries and raise prices for American families.

WASHINGTON DC (May 20, 2020) – Today, a coalition of twenty-three free market, small business, and consumer groups joined the American Energy Alliance (AEA) in cautioning President Trump from enacting tariffs on imported crude oil as a means to help the hobbled oil and gas industry.

Thanks in large...


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As America Returns to Work, Policy Proposals Must Stay Committed to Free & Open Markets

American Energy Alliance & Heritage Action for America issue joint principles guide for policymakers considering changes aimed at mitigating the spread of the coronavirus, protecting public health and getting America back to work.

WASHINGTON DC (April 29, 2020) – The American Energy Alliance (AEA) and Heritage Action for America (HAFA) have released a joint statement of principles for policymakers considering policy changes aimed at mitigating the spread of the coronavirus, protecting...


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Protection and Production: EPA MATS Rule Restores Balance in Cost-Benefit Analysis

President Trump and EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler continue to rack up regulatory fixes to the mess they inherited from the Obama administration.

WASHINGTON DC (April 16, 2020) – The American Energy Alliance (AEA) announced its support for the final updated Mercury and Air Toxics (MATS) rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today. MATS sets allowable limits for chemicals that can be emitted into the atmosphere from oil and coal-fired power plants.

In 2015, the...


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48 Sign to Drive: Coalition Urges Immediate Implementation of SAFE Auto Emission Standards Rule

Consumers will have freedom to choose among a variety of new, more affordable, and safer vehicle models.

WASHINGTON DC (April 6, 2020) – Today, a diverse coalition of forty-eight nationwide free market, small business, and consumer groups led by the American Energy Alliance (AEA) submitted a letter to President Trump in support of the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule. The rule reforms the federal fuel mandate known as the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE)...


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President Trump's Fuel Economy Rule a Win for Consumers and Automakers

Announcement shows regulatory reform of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) rule can serve as additional relief when the economy needs it the most.

WASHINGTON DC (March 31, 2020) – The American Energy Alliance welcomed the final Safer Affordable Fuel Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule released by the White House today noting that clear auto fuel efficiency standards can benefit a majority of consumers and automakers simultaneously. Contrary to claims that this final rule has been...


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