Trump Administration Rightly Rejects California's Power Grab

WASHINGTON – Today, the Trump administration announced it has halted negotiations with California’s Air Resources Board with respect to California’s waiver authority to set fuel economy mandates. AEA President Thomas Pyle made the following statement: 

“California was never going to negotiate in good faith with the Trump administration. For years California politicians have made green virtue signaling a priority over affordable, abundant energy no matter the impact on California...


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California High Speed Rail: False Promises, Empty Wallets

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the intent of the Federal Railroad Administration to cancel the $929 million in taxpayer funds paid to the California High Speed Rail project and their exploration of options to reclaim the $2.5 billion previously granted. In response, AEA President Thomas Pyle made the following statement: 

"The Trump administration and Secretary Elaine Chao are right to stop federal funding for the green boondoggle that was the...


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Real Abundance, False Promises

WASHINGTON – AEA president Thomas Pyle made the following statement in response to the non-binding "Green New Deal" resolution introduced this morning: "For nearly a decade now the United States, long blessed with vast natural resources, has benefited from the greatest energy expansion in the history of the world. Our energy producers have delivered the low cost, affordable and reliable energy that has fueled economic growth and opportunity for all Americans, no matter their race, sex,...
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The State of American Energy is Strong

WASHINGTON – In response to President Trump's 2019 State of the Union address held Tuesday night, AEA President Tom Pyle made the following statement: "This evening, President Donald Trump reminded us that the state of American energy is strong. America's economy is booming, creating a thriving environment for innovation and energy development. Producers and consumers alike should be proud of America’s energy progress in 2018. The enormous resource wealth of the United States is...
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Press Release: AEA Sends Rep. Rooney Yellow Vest for His Support of Economy Wrecking Energy Tax

WASHINGTON – Last week, a handful of members of the House of Representatives introduced carbon tax legislation, "The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act." The bill sponsored by Rep. Deutch and Rep. Rooney, the sole Republican sponsor, seeks to impose a $15 per ton tax on carbon emissions and would increase by $10 annually. In protest of his destructive energy tax, the American Energy Alliance sent Rep. Rooney a yellow safety vest along with the following letter: Dear...
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AEA Statement on Secretary Ryan Zinke's Resignation

WASHINGTON – In response to the announcement  that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will step down at the end of the year, Thomas J. Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, made the following statement: "In the two years that Zinke has led the Department of the Interior, he has served the country in a way we haven’t seen from the federal government’s land use agency since the days of President Ronald Reagan. Streamlining permitting under the National Environmental Policy...
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AEA Applauds POTUS for Reform of WOTUS

WASHINGTON – This morning, the EPA announced a proposed rulemaking to repeal the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) definition under the Clean Water Act. The rule would fully repeal the definition of the Obama administration regarding which waterways and wetlands are to be considered under the Clean Water Act. AEA President Thomas Pyle made the following statement:  "Historically, the 'Waters of the United States' definition has been abused to increase the size and...
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EPA Rule Ends Obama's War on Economic Reality

WASHINGTON – This afternoon, the EPA proposed a rule lifting carbon dioxide emission requirements for new and modified coal power plants, a reform of an Obama-era rule which effectively mandated presently uneconomic carbon capture technology. American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle made the following statement: “The Trump Administration’s move to ease Obama-era restrictions on clean coal technology is yet another action towards bringing Obama’s ‘War on Coal’ to an...
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Press Release: End It, Don't Extend It

NERA Study Shows Lifting Electric Vehicle Manufacturers' Cap Would Inflict Harm on U.S. Households
WASHINGTON - Today, the American Energy Alliance delivered to lawmakers on Capitol Hill a study showing the economic effects of eliminating the manufacturers’ cap on the plug-in electric vehicle tax credit. The study, conducted by NERA Economic Modeling and commissioned by Flint Hills Resources, concluded that, on net, the high costs of raising the 200,000 manufacturers' cap in the...
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End It, Don't Extend It

NERA Study Shows Lifting Electric Vehicle Manufacturers' Cap Would Inflict Harm on U.S. Households  
WASHINGTON - Today, the American Energy Alliance delivered to lawmakers on Capitol Hill a study showing the economic effects of eliminating the manufacturers’ cap on the plug-in electric vehicle tax credit. The study, conducted by NERA Economic Modeling and commissioned by Flint Hills Resources, concluded that, on net, the high costs of raising the 200,000 manufacturers' cap in...
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