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All the Energy That’s Fit to Subsidize

  • 09/21/21
  • AEA
  • Blog

This past week House Democrats passed their budget reconciliation bills in the various Committees.  So far these bills are 100 percent partisan as no Republicans in any Committee has voted for them. Next, the House Budget Committee will take the various provisions and combine them into a reconciliation bill to send to the Senate. This is moving quickly because House Democrats, along with the Administration, does not want any real oversight of the trillions of dollars they want to spend. ...


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Pelosi's Plan To Pick Your Pocket Via Reconciliation

  • 09/17/21
  • IER
  • Blog

A significant part of the reconciliation bill is the “Clean Electricity Performance Plan” that is intended to increase the amount of “clean power” produced. The provision was in part drafted by outside interests  including a professor from University of California, Santa Barbara. The House is considering a target of 80 percent “clean power” by 2030, which would be a significant increase from the current 40 percent “clean energy” output from renewable and nuclear energy, but...


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House Democrats Plan to Pay Wind Industry Nearly 10 Times Value of their Electricity

  • 09/15/21
  • AEA
  • Blog

Nine years ago, the wind industry agreed to a six-year phase out of the wind production tax credit . At the time, the wind industry told reporters that they needed 4-6 years to achieve subsidy-free competitiveness. But now the wind industry, other renewable electricity generators, and their financial backers on Wall Street, are back supporting the House Democrats plan to transfer billions of dollars from hard-working taxpayers to Wall Street bankers by laundering it through renewable energy...


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Senate Democrats' New Plan to Tax Our Leading Energy Resources

Senate Democrats are proposing to institute a new tax on the use of our leading energy resources—oil, natural gas, and coal—according a leaked list of reconciliation bill pay-for options.

Before getting into the specifics of what the leaked list calls “carbon pricing,” let’s reiterate how central these fuels are to our productivity and well-being.

In terms of primary energy consumption, oil, natural gas, and coal contribute 35, 34, and 10 percent of U.S. energy on a Btu...


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The Unregulated Podcast #49: Tom and Mike Discuss Gavin Newsom's Recall Election

  • 09/07/21
  • AEA
  • Podcast

War On Coal Comes Back To Haunt Biden's "Green" Agenda

  • 09/03/21
  • IER
  • Blog

As the “war against coal” continues with Biden’s Paris climate commitment to decrease greenhouse gas emissions by 50 to 52 percent by 2030skilled miners for his clean energy plan have become scarce. Biden’s clean energy program needs critical minerals, which are essential for technologies such as batteries and wind turbines. Mining and geological engineering employment is estimated to grow 4 percent between 2019 and 2029, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But, as demand...


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The Unregulated Podcast #48: Tom and Mike Discuss the Withdrawal From Afghanistan

  • 08/23/21
  • AEA
  • Podcast

On this episode of The Unregulated Podcast Tom Pyle and Mike McKenna go over everything that's gone wrong with America's withdraw from Afghanistan and what it means for the future of Joe Biden's administration.

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The Unregulated Podcast #47: Tom and Mike Unpack Infrastructure Votes

  • 08/12/21
  • AEA
  • Podcast

On this episode of The Unregulated Podcast Tom Pyle and Mike McKenna discuss the recent votes to advance Biden's "infrastructure" package out of the Senate.

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Biden Begs America's Enemies For Oil While Attacking Domestic Producers

  • 08/12/21
  • IER
  • Blog

At every turn, President Biden has instituted policies to hurt the North American oil and gas industry, resulting in decreasing U.S. energy independence earned during the Trump Administration and benefiting oil-producing countries. Russia, for example, has become the number two oil importer to the United States, second only to Canada. Biden has also canceled the Keystone XL pipeline while removing sanctions that the Trump Administration implemented so that Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline...


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Key Vote YES on Amendments 3104 and 3105

  • 08/10/21
  • AEA
  • Blog

The American Energy Alliance urges all Senators to support amendments 3104 and 3105 to S.Con.Res. 14.

The Biden administration's oil and gas leasing ban on federal lands has already been ruled illegal. Leasing must be reinstated immediately according to existing law and long-standing practice.

The EPA, state regulators and independent researchers have repeatedly over the years studied the environmental effect of hydraulic fracturing. The clear conclusion from all these studies is...


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