Obama’s Climate Legacy Being Built on the Backs of Struggling American Families

WASHINGTON – American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement on President Obama’s decision to veto Congressional resolutions aimed at blocking EPA’s carbon regulations: “President Obama’s decision to pocket veto these resolutions shows that he cares more about cementing his climate legacy than he does about the will and welfare of the American […]

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Obama’s Carbon Plan Could Cause Thousands of Premature Deaths

Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized its so-called “Clean Power Plan,” or carbon rule, which regulates carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants. Although EPA claims that the benefits of the rule are substantial, in reality it will have negative repercussions for Americans, especially the most vulnerable. In fact, by our estimate, […]

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Inslee’s Cap and Trade: All Economic Pain, No Environmental Gain

Governor Jay Inslee has proposed a cap-and-trade program for Washington State that would function much like a carbon tax—except with less accountability. Even on its own terms, suppressing emissions at the state level makes no cost/benefit sense. As the Governor’s own analysis indicates, this is a move to plug a budget deficit. Finally, Washington State […]

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In the Pipeline: 10/10/12

Well now.  The Obama crew favors a carbon tax.  Governor Romney does not.  Maybe the Romney campaign should make that difference more visible, obvious, and well-known. The Hill(10/8/12) reports: “An Obama campaign representative speculated Friday that the White House would consider a carbon emissions tax if Republicans were interested in negotiating — a political circumstance the […]

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