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AEA Launches Anti-Carbon Tax Digital Advocacy Initiative

Urges Floridians to Reject the "Curbelo Carbon Tax"
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Energy Alliance (AEA) has launched the first phase of a sustained anti-carbon tax initiative educating and encouraging citizens to hold their elected officials accountable for their support for destructive energy taxes. The initiative will target various congressional districts across the country, beginning with Florida’s 26th congressional district, represented by Congressman Carlos Curbelo....
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AEA Applauds Reform of Costly, Unsafe Federal Fuel Mandates

WASHINGTON — The American Energy Alliance (AEA) commends the Department of Transportation and the Environmental Protection Agency for righting a wrong of the previous Administration by proposing to keep the 2020 federal fuel mandate levels in place as part of the federal Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) program and for suggesting to eliminate California's unprecedented and legally questionable waiver to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles and trucks. As...
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Curbelo Carbon Tax Misses the Mark

For the first time this decade, a Republican Member of Congress has introduced carbon-pricing legislation on Capitol Hill. On Monday, July 23, Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida’s 26th Congressional District filed the inaptly named MARKET CHOICE Act, with Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-8) and Francis Rooney (R-FL-19) as co-sponsors. Some details of the bill:
  • Beginning in 2020, the bill would place a fee of $24 on the production of fossil fuels for each ton of carbon dioxide equivalent that...

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AEA Comments on Crucial House Vote Condemning a Carbon Tax

WASHINGTON - The American Energy Alliance (AEA) is pleased that the House chose to bring H.Con.Res.119 before the House of Representatives for voters to take note of their elected representative's willingness to reject a new tax on the energy they rely on every single day. Encouragingly, the majority of the House agreed that a carbon tax is not in our national interest as shown by the 229-to-180 vote in favor of the resolution. AEA President Thomas J Pyle made the following...
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Key Votes on Amendments to H.R. 6147

In consideration of H.R. 6147 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019, the American Energy Alliance has identified the below amendments to Division A as key votes. YES on Amendment #138 (renumbered to #43 in the rule) offered by Rep. Mullin et al. This amendment seeks to prohibit the implementation of the previous administration's methane rule. The methane rule was designed and intended as a tool to strangle energy production on...
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Free-Market Coalition Encourages Fuel Economy Reform

WASHINGTON – This morning the American Energy Alliance and 14 co-signing organizations sent a letter to Deputy Administrator King of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in support of NHTSA's issuance of a notice of proposed rule making (NPRM) for model year 2022-2025 Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for light-duty vehicles. Reconsidering these mandates will allow NHTSA and the EPA to better determine whether those regulations represent what's best for all...
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AEA Applauds President Trump on the Nomination of Judge Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON — The American Energy Alliance (AEA) commends President Trump on his nomination of Judge Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. AEA President Thomas J. Pyle, made the following statement: “President Trump has made another outstanding decision in nominating Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. As a judge on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, a primary venue for litigation against the administrative state, Kavanaugh established a solid track record of evaluating important...
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Conservative Coalition Rallies to Warn of Disastrous Economic Impact of Carbon Tax​

WASHINGTON – This afternoon the American Energy Alliance and 19 co-signing organizations sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy requesting that H. Con. Res 119, expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy, be brought before the House of Representatives for consideration at the earliest opportunity. “No matter how the revenue is divvied up, the core of all carbon taxes is the same — American...
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Statement on Scott Pruitt's Resignation

WASHINGTON – This afternoon Thomas J. Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, made the following statement in regards to Scott Pruitt's resignation as Administrator of the EPA. "In the short time Administrator Pruitt was at the EPA, he accomplished much to reorient the Agency towards environmental improvement and away from an obsessive focus on global warming. The work he started on transparency, on the Clean Power Plan, on Waters of the United States, on State authority,...

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AEA Comments on EPA Proposal Concerning Boosted Renewable Fuel Quotas

WASHINGTON – American Energy Alliance President Thomas J. Pyle has issued the following statement on the EPA proposal to raise renewable fuel blending requirements by 3.1 percent: "Today's proposal ignores the underlying problems of the Renewable Fuel Standard. This fundamentally broken Washington-knows-best regulation causes millions of American families and businesses to pay more at the pump. "Doubling-down on the broken and failed RFS by raising the renewable fuel blending...
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