Repackaged and Repolished

  • 09/09/11
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Repackaged and Repolished

In other words, same whine, new bottle

Washington — The only thing standing in the way of job creation is Washington and we have 4,200 examples to make our case. No, not Solyndra or the Chevy Volt, but rather the amount of regulations coming down the pike that stifle job creation and economic growth. The Obama administration's green jobs and crony capitalism is proven a failure. There is nothing fair about how the President 'invested' the stimulus money and...
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Our Money

  • 09/07/11
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Our Money

AEA Releases Radio Ads Highlighting NAT GAS Act as Another Wasteful Washington Program

WASHINGTON – Today, the American Energy Alliance released a radio advertisement campaign entitled, “Our Money ”.  The ads will run in markets in Idaho, Wyoming, Maine, Alabama, and Mississippi.  They specifically reference the NAT GAS Act (H.R. 1301) as an example of another in a long line of unwise, unwarranted, and unaffordable federal policies. AEA President Thomas Pyle noted that:...
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WH to Lead By Example, Replacing “The Beast” with a Smart Car

  • 07/29/11
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Actually, that isn’t True, but it would be Nice if Politicians Practiced what they Preached for Once WASHINGTON- The White House announced yesterday that the Obama Administration has collaborated with GM, Chrysler, Ford, Honda, and Hyundai to increase Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for new cars to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025.  While studies have shown that this standard will have no impact on global emissions , it will increase the profits of the endorsing companies by...
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STUDY: Repealing Tax Deductions on U.S. Energy Companies Exacerbates Federal Deficit, Increases U.S. Debt

  • 07/12/11
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LSU Economist Finds Administration’s Dual Capacity and Section 199 Proposals Would Reduce Federal Tax Revenue by More Than $53 Billion Click here to read the PDF Click here to read the one pager WASHINGTON, D.C. – Louisiana State University Endowed Chair of Banking and nationally-renowned economist Dr. Joseph R. Mason today released a just-completed study that finds the Administration’s proposal to carve out U.S. energy firms from receiving certain tax deductions would have a net...
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How Many Licks?

  • 03/29/11
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Hastings Jumpstarts Debate On American Energy Production with Three New Measures WASHINGTON - This morning, Representative Doc Hastings, chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, announced three new proposals to increase America’s energy production, create well-paying, long-term jobs, and decrease our reliance on foreign state-owned oil companies.  In response, Thomas Pyle, president of the American Energy Alliance, issued the following statement: “While gas prices...
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New Poll: Americans Support Energy Production, Oppose Unfair Taxes by a 3-1 Margin

  • 07/30/10
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AEA President Tom Pyle: “These results may not be what the leaders on Capitol Hill want to hear,but it is no surprise that even with the tragic events unfolding in theGulf, Americans recognize the realities of our nation’s economy, the abundance of energy still available here in the U.S., and the overall exemplary safety record of our nation’s drillers.”
WASHINGTON – A new survey released today by the American Energy Alliance (AEA) found that 77 percent of registered voters oppose...
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The Economic Cost of a Moratorium on Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration to the Gulf Region

  • 07/19/10
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  • Over 8,000 jobs lost in the Gulf Coast region
  • Over 12,000 jobs lost across the country.
  • $700 million in lost wages due to the moratorium.
  • $2.1 billion in economic activity lost in the Gulf Coast region and nearly $2.7 billion lost nationwide.
  Today, in New Orleans, ground zero of this economic disaster, we released a new study titled “The Economic Cost of a Moratorium on Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration to the Gulf Region. ” The economic analysis, conducted by...
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Bipartisan Majority in Senate Opposes EPA Carbon Criminalization

  • 06/10/10
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While Murkowski resolution failed, good news emergesfrom Senate debate

  Washington, DC – This afternoon the U.S. Senate voteddown a measure sponsored by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) that would havestripped the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of its authority tocriminalize carbon emissions from stationary sources. Stationary sourcesinclude power plants, hospitals, schools, factories and other large buildingsthat emit above a politically determined level of carbon dioxide...
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Fmr. U.S. Rep. John Peterson to Join American Energy Alliance’s Board of Directors

  • 05/26/10
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Washington, DC – Former Pennsylvania congressman and long-time energy advocate John E. Peterson joined the board of directors of the American Energy Alliance (AEA), a Washington, DC-based advocacy organization that promotes market-based solutions to meet our nation’s growing energy demands. Peterson will join the board immediately, taking an active leadership role in AEA’s state and federal advocacy efforts leading up to the November mid-term elections. “Affordable, homegrown energy...
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FOIA Request Submitted to EPA on Senate Climate Bill

  • 04/28/10
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Washington, DC - Following numerous press reports that SenatorsJohn Kerry (D-Mass.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.)submitted their climate change legislation to the Environmental ProtectionAgency (EPA) for analysis, the American Energy Alliance filed a Freedom ofInformation Act (FOIA) request with the EPA to obtain a copy of thelegislation. "The American people have the right to know what's in thisbill," said Thomas J. Pyle, president of AEA, a market-based energy...
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