Protection and Production: EPA MATS Rule Restores Balance in Cost-Benefit Analysis

President Trump and EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler continue to rack up regulatory fixes to the mess they inherited from the Obama administration. WASHINGTON DC (April 16, 2020) – The American Energy Alliance (AEA) announced its support for the final updated Mercury and Air Toxics (MATS) rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today. MATS […]

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A Step Towards More Accurate Cost-Benefit Analysis

WASHINGTON – This afternoon, EPA Administrator Wheeler signed a memo directing agency leadership to develop rules for consideration in outlining the proper use of benefit-cost considerations to be applied to future rulemakings.  AEA President Tom Pyle made the following statement in response: “EPA Administrator Wheeler’s directive to write new rules for the consideration of cost-benefit analysis […]

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Trump Budget Supports a Strong Energy Future

WASHINGTON – Today, the Trump administration delivered its proposed Fiscal Year 2020 budget to Congress. AEA President Thomas Pyle made the following statement in regards to the budget’s implications for American energy: “The Trump administration’s proposed 2020 budget would modernize government spending in a manner consistent with the energy revolution taking place before our very eyes. The government should […]

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Standing up to the Ethanol Mafia

Earlier this week a group of Senators from some of the states that are victims of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) decided to fight back against the ethanol mafia. It’s about time. The spectacle last week of a few Midwestern Senators making threats and holding up nominations to protect a government handout that only benefits […]

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AEA Praises President Trump’s Budget Proposal

The Trump Budget: A Commitment to Restoring America’s Promise, Returning Power to the People WASHINGTON — American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statements on President Trump’s budget proposal: “President Trump has put forth the most significant budget blueprint in generations. The Trump budget offers a much-needed resetting of the relationship between the federal […]

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Scott Pruitt Will Be a Champion for the American People and the Environment

WASHINGTON – The American Energy Alliance (AEA) congratulates Scott Pruitt on being confirmed as the next Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AEA President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement: “Scott Pruitt will be a true champion for the American people and our environment. Throughout his career, Pruitt has fought to uphold the rule […]

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EPW Democrats Should Do Their Job

WASHINGTON – American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement after Senate Democrats boycotted the Environment and Public Works Committee’s vote on Scott Pruitt’s nomination to lead the EPA: “The EPW Democrats should stop their political grandstanding and do their job. President Trump should be afforded the same long-honored tradition as previous first-term […]

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AEA Applauds Selection of Oklahoma AG Scott Pruitt to Run EPA 

WASHINGTON – The American Energy Alliance applauds President-elect Trump’s selection of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to be the next Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator. AEA Vice President of Communications Chris Warren issued the following statement: “Attorney General Pruitt has been a champion for consumers and working-class families in Oklahoma. We know he will do the […]

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Show Your Work

While the EPA is aggressively pushing its new regulatory agenda, they’re still happy to hide the science behind these decisions from the American people. Many of these regulations could cost billions of dollars, by the EPA’s own estimates, but they still refuse to make the basis for their new rules public. It’s time for the EPA […]

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