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Senators Force Open and Transparent Debate on Cap and Trade Tax

  • 03/13/09
  • AEA
  • Can't Make This Up

American Energy Alliance Alert

Senators Force Open and Transparent Debate on Cap and Trade Tax

28 Say No To Carol Browner’s Plans To Regulate the Means of Production Through Cap and Tax Proposal

The American Energy Alliance is pleased to report that attempts to bypass regular-order procedures and enact the largest (and most regressive) tax in American history by White House Climate Czar Carol Browner have been met with aggressive bipartisan resistance on the steps of Capitol Hill. Browner...


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The Obama Budget: A Commitment to Increasing Energy Prices

  • 03/06/09
  • AEA
  • Can't Make This Up

The American people have consistently voiced their support for affordable energy and the production of domestic energy resources . Polling shows that 52 percent of Democrats, 65 percent of independents, and 89 percent of Republicans support increased offshore energy exploration and development. But just a few short weeks into his administration, President Obama has sent Americans a clear message: the demands of a majority of Americans will be thwarted by a tiny minority opposed to economic...


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AEA Speaks Out About Off Shore Energy Production

  • 03/06/09
  • AEA
  • News

Over A Million U.S. Jobs Locked Away in “Off-Limits” Offshore Resources

  • 02/22/09
  • AEA
  • News
New study finds economic benefits of permanently lifting federal OCS ban WASHINTON, DC— In advance of tomorrow’s House Natural Resources Committee hearing on “State Perspectives” of offshore drilling, the American Energy Alliance (AEA) will release a new study that reveals the extensive short-term and long-term economic benefits Americans stand to gain if Congress permanently lifts the moratoria on energy exploration and production in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). According...
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President Obama Clearing Way for California to Institute a Stealth Carbon Tax

  • 01/26/09
  • AEA
  • Can't Make This Up

President Obama has ordered the Environmental Protection Agencyto swiftly decide whether or not it will waive federal law and allowCalifornia to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles. EPAis very likely to grant the waiver enabling California to institute newand costly regulations. The regulations amount to a stealth carbon taxof at least $1,000 on average per car or truck.

While the costs for this action are substantial, the benefits willbe miniscule. These regulations will only...


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Obama’s Jobs and “Stimulus” Plan: A Bad New Deal for America?

  • 01/16/09
  • AEA
  • Can't Make This Up
President-elect Obama recently gave a speech detailing his plan to spend nearly $1 trillion on a stimulus package that would add 600,000 new employees to the government payroll while doing nothing to provide for America’s energy future.

Yesterday, Congressional Democrats followed the President elect’s lead and released their own $825 billion plan to juice the economy. Like the President-elect’s plan, the Congressional plan does nothing to lower energy prices or provide real long-term...


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Obama’s New Deal: A Bad Deal for Americans?

  • 12/15/08
  • AEA
  • Can't Make This Up

President-electObama recently announced a 21st Century New Deal. He plans to quicklyspend billions on make-work projects in an effort to stimulate theeconomy. As we have reported earlier, his nominee for Director of theOffice of Management and Budget apparently disagrees with this kind ofattempt to stimulate the economy. But Obama is undaunted in recklesslyspending taxpayer dollars. For example, here's what he said aboutenergy:

"[W]e will launch a massive effortto make public buildings more...

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EDF Tells California That It’s Okay to Live in the Land of Economic Make Believe

  • 12/11/08
  • AEA
  • Can't Make This Up

California’s Air Resources Board (ARB) is voting today on their plan to reduce California’s greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020 (about a 25% reduction). Sadly, ARB is ignoring the glaring flaws in its economic analysis.

One thing that is obvious about California’s plan is that it will be very expensive. The only way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is either to use less coal, oil, and natural gas, or to switch to more expensive and less reliable technologies. Any plan to reduce...


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AEA Shows Congress Bigger (Offshore) Picture

  • 12/11/08
  • AEA
  • News
Offshore energyprojects can jumpstart U.S. economy by creating thousands of jobs
WASHINGTON – This morning, the nonprofitAmerican Energy Alliance(AEA) placed a full-page advertisement in the Capitol Hill newspaper RollCall, squarely targeting lawmakers opposed to expanding offshore energyproduction. The ad, featuringfour identical pictures of a clear ocean horizon as seen from the shore­­,shows that beautiful beachesand prosperous offshore energy projects—even those as close as 12...
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Energy Group’s Ad Shows Congress Bigger (Offshore) Picture

  • 12/10/08
  • AEA
  • News
For Immediate Release:Thursday, November 13, 2008 Contact:Trice Whitefield (703) 516-2173 [email protected]

Energy Group’s Ad Shows Congress Bigger (Offshore) Picture

Offshore energy projects can jumpstart U.S. economy by creating thousands of jobs

WASHINGTON – This morning, the nonprofit American Energy Alliance (AEA) placed a full-page advertisement in the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call , squarely targeting lawmakers opposed to expanding offshore energy production....
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