Key Vote: Energy Appropriations Amendments

The Senate is set to vote on several amendments to the FY2017 Energy & Water Development Appropriations bill. Two amendments look to rein in federal overreach and spending. Sen. Hoeven is offering an amendment blocking funds from being used to implement the administration’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. Another amendment, offered by Sen. Coats, would […]

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Key Vote: YES on SJ. Res. 22

The House is set to consider the Senate-passed S.J.Res. 22, a Congressional Review Act resolution that disapproves of the administration’s proposed re-definition of the term “waters of the United States,” as established under the Clean Water Act. The American Energy Alliance supports this CRA resolution and urges all Representatives to vote YES on S.J. Res. […]

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WOTUS Rule Infringes on Private Property Rights

WASHINGTON — American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle released the following statement on EPA’s finalized “Waters of the United States” rule: “EPA’s Waters of the United States rule is an attack on individuals’ private property rights under the guise of protecting our country’s waterways. In reality, the rule isn’t about protecting waterways or wetlands. It’s about […]

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In the Pipeline: 4/29/13

Remember this? Well, the situation in Colorado is about to go from bad to worse. Fierce Energy (4//13) reports: “Colorado is closing in on new legislation that would more than double the renewable portfolio standard (RPS) for the state’s rural electric co-ops, setting a goal of 25 percent of generation by 2020.”     There are two […]

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In the Pipeline: 4/3/13

I don’t always go to protests, but when I do, I make sure to bring my harmonica. Denver Post (4/1/13) reports: “Longmont and Fort Collins have banned the practice. Hickenlooper said Monday that past court rulings suggest cities can’t do that because mineral rights owners have to have reasonable access to recover the minerals for which they […]

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