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Activists Attack Alaskan Pipeline

  • 06/18/24
  • IER
  • Blog

A coalition of environmental groups has filed a legal petition with the federal government to evaluate how the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) contributes to climate change and to begin phasing the 800-mile line out of existence. The government first authorized  the pipeline right-of-way across federal land in the 1970s and the pipeline has been operating successfully since then. Environmentalists opposed the pipeline in the 1970’s, arguing it would disrupt caribou and cause other...


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AEA to GOP Lawmakers:  No Back Door Energy Taxes

WASHINGTON DC (06/18/2024)– The American Energy Alliance, the nation’s premier pro-consumer, pro-taxpayer, and free market energy organization, launched a digital advocacy initiative calling on elected officials to reject legislative efforts that will lead to the imposition of new taxes and tariffs on carbon dioxide, which is a tax on our energy.

The six-figure campaign will run for two weeks statewide in Utah and Iowa’s first congressional district.

Congressman John...


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The Unregulated Podcast #186: 8-1-1

  • 06/13/24
  • AEA
  • Podcast

On this episode of The Unregulated Podcast Tom Pyle and Mike McKenna discuss how the 2024 presidential race is shaping up and survey the issues influencing elections in America and abroad.

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Biden Takes Another Step to Limit Consumer Choice, Ban Gas Powered Vehicles

WASHINGTON DC (06/07/2024) – Today, the Biden administration has concluded the revision of fuel economy mandates for trucks and SUVs, extending them until 2031. Carmakers must reach an average of 50.4 miles per gallon across their fleet by the 2031 model year.

These mandates severely limit consumer choice, stifle innovation, and increase costs for American families already struggling under sustained high inflation rates. When combined with EPA tailpipe restrictions and the California...


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The Unregulated Podcast: #185: Take Your Wins

  • 06/05/24
  • AEA
  • Podcast

On this episode of The Unregulated Podcast Tom Pyle and Mike McKenna discuss the trump trial, the impending incompetence crisis, immigration issues, and the latest updates on global energy issues.

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Governor Youngkin Protects Virginia Car Buyer's Right to Choose

WASHINGTON DC (06/05/2024) – Today, Gov. Glenn Youngkin of Virginia announced that Virginia has opted against adopting the emissions mandate set by California, choosing instead to transition back to the Federal rules by year-end. Backed by the Attorney General, this action will ensure, at least for now, that access to personal transportation remains affordable and equitable for everyone in Virginia.

In 2019, the Trump administration revoked California's authority to set its own...


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Senate Committee Advances Biden's Slate of FERC Nominees

WASHINGTON DC (06/04/2024) – The Senate Energy and Natural Resources committee voted today to advance three Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) nominees, Democrats David Rosner and Judy Chang, and Republican Lindsay See. The nominees now await a vote before the full Senate.

Thomas Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, issued the following statement:

“The two candidates for President of the United States have vastly different visions for the future of our energy...


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The Unregulated Podcast #184: Are You For Real? 

  • 05/31/24
  • AEA
  • Podcast

On this episode of The Unregulated Podcast Tom Pyle and Mike McKenna ponder why Team Biden can't get their talking points together, the ramifications of the Trump trial, and what it all means for the 2024 presidential contest.

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The Unregulated Podcast 183: A Bronx Tale (5/24/24)

  • 05/24/24
  • AEA
  • Podcast
https://soundcloud.com/american-energy-alliance/183-a-bronx-tale-52424?si=e42886d3e0454a27b568cc4c46563687&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing   #183: A Bronx Tale (5/24/24) Links: Haley Voting for Trump www.cnn.com/2024/05/23/politics…analysis/index.html Source: CNN Greater Idaho nypost.com/2024/05/22/us-news/…join-greater-idaho/ Source: NY Post Harvard Corporation Rejects 13 Over Faculty Recommendation Harvard Corporation Rejects FAS...
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Senate Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Preserve Consumer Choice in Gas Furnaces

WASHINGTON, DC (5/22/24) – Yesterday, the Senate passed S.J.Res.58, the Congressional Review Act resolution disapproving of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) energy conservation standards for residential gas furnaces, with a bipartisan vote of 50-45. The DOE’s extreme rules will eliminate the most affordable home heating options, reducing choice and raising costs for American consumers. AEA included S.J.Res.58 in the American Energy Scorecard.

Following the passage of this bill, AEA...


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