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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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Trump Administration Considering a Temporary Jones Act Waiver for Oil Producers

President Trump is reportedly meeting with the leaders of several U.S. oil producers today to discuss some sort of temporary relief for the industry from the sharp drop in oil prices caused by the drop in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic. Although it isn’t completely clear what the administration has in mind, there are rumors that one of the proposals under consideration is a temporary waiver of the Jones Act for transporting oil.

For those who are not familiar with it, the Jones Act is...


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Trump Administration Finalizes Rationalization of Fuel Economy Mandates

Today the Trump administration finalized the second half of its proposed rule to correct the overreach of the Obama administration’s Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) regulations. The first half came last fall when the administration halted California’s ability to force fuel economy standards on the other 49 states. Today’s second half brings fuel economy mandates back to the real world of achievable improvements instead of the Obama administration’s backdoor electric vehicle...


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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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We’re in the Coronavirus Fight Together…Almost

As of Thursday, March 26, 2020, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. is nearing 70,000 and the global tally is approaching half a million. In an effort to stop the rapid increase in new cases and to keep hospitals within their capacities we have put much of our economic activity on pause. Twenty-two thousand people have died from COVID-19 already, the stock market has lost a third of its value, and unemployment claims have skyrocketed to record levels.

In response to the...


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Congressional Clarity Surfaces as Green New Deal Giveaways Cut from COVID-19 Stimulus Deal

House and Senate Democrats cave, acknowledging unrelated renewable energy tax credits won’t stimulate the economy

WASHINGTON DC (March 25, 2020) – The American Energy Alliance (AEA) released the following statement after an announced deal between House and Senate leaders on a $2 trillion legislative package meant to protect our health and the economy as the nation navigates the COVID-19 pandemic. President Trump is expected to sign the soon-to-be-passed legislation.

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Nancy Pelosi Holds Pandemic Relief Hostage for the Green New Deal

All last weekend, Democratic and Republican Senators huddled hour after hour hammering out a bipartisan deal to get financial relief to the individuals, companies and state and local governments affected by the widespread shutdowns in response to the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.  By Sunday evening, a deal had been reached to send checks directly to American citizens, provide billions in funding to hospitals, make billions in loans available to businesses small and large. While not...


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House Dems use Coronavirus to push Green Agenda

A coalition of House Democrats, environmental advocacy groups, and renewable energy trade associations are looking to take advantage of the economic slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic by sneaking several renewable energy tax credits into an economic stimulus bill.

Let’s set aside for a moment the question of whether or not such stimulus packages are actually effective . The idea that renewable energy tax credits have anything to do with responding to the COVID-19 situation is, on its...


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As Pandemic Spreads, Democrats Prioritize Green Giveaways for Special Interests Over Citizens

House and Senate Democrats maneuver to slide unrelated renewable energy tax credits, green new deal policies into economic stimulus package meant to protect our health and the economy.

WASHINGTON DC (March 18, 2020) – Today, the American Energy Alliance (AEA) raised concerns about the ballooning $1.2 trillion stimulus package Congress is currently considering and what misguided proposals it may carry.

AEA pointed to reports that some House and Senate Democrats, environmental...


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AEA Launches Initiative to Stop Special Interest Tax Giveaways

GOP Senators Should Reject Effort to Give Tax Breaks to Big Companies and Wealthy Coastal Elites

WASHINGTON DC (March 5, 2020) – The American Energy Alliance (AEA) turned their attention to the United States Senate today via an online advocacy campaign. In a series of digital ads, AEA called on all senators to block proposed amendments to the American Energy Innovation Act that would expand the unnecessary, inefficient, costly and unfair electric vehicle (EV) tax credit.:

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