AEA Applauds Presidential Action on Keystone XL

WASHINGTON – This afternoon, President Trump issued a presidential permit authorizing the construction and operation of the Keystone XL pipeline at the international boundary between the U.S. and Canada. AEA President Thomas Pyle made the following statement:  “We applaud President Trump taking action to expedite the path to construction of the much-needed and long-overdue Keystone […]

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It’s not what it looks like

America’s oil shale revolution has occurred in spite of President Obama’s attempts to block the widespread use of traditional, affordable energy resources. The President’s war on coal is threatening to shut down enough electrical generating capacity to power 44.7 million homes. One of the last lines of defense for Obama’s six-year blockade of the Keystone […]

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Federal Govt. is Using the Military to Provide Subsidies for Biofuel Producers

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a report which found that the military had spent up to $150 per gallon for alternative jet-fuel. This is one more example of how the administration is providing subsidies for renewable producers. The latest GAO report found: The federal government supports the development and use of alternative jet […]

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Where Does Senator Udall Stand?

WASHINGTON – The American Energy Alliance continued its energy policy accountability efforts today with a television ad urging Senator Mark Udall to reverse his stance against the Keystone XL pipeline. Sen. Udall has now voted against the construction of the pipeline multiple times. The ad buy is for $405,450 and will run until May 23rd in Denver and […]

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In the Pipeline: 7/31/13

Here’s what passes for Presidential logic: A $7 billion infrastructure project (ie. Keystone XL) financed privately is “not a jobs plan”, but spending $50 billion in taxpayer dollars on bridges is “putting people immediately to work.” E&E News (7/30/13) reports: “On the latest stop of his new jobs tour, President Obama visited an Amazon.com distribution center […]

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In the Pipeline: 6/28/13

What is the one thing His Majesty says to the Keystone XL pipeline? Not today. Human Events (6/27/13) reports: “President Obama’s declaration of dictatorial, Congress-be-damned war on “climate change” was particularly welcome to hedge-fund billionaire and megabucks Obama donor Tom Steyer. And why not? Steyer stands to make a bundle from his beloved President’s decision. You see, […]

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Drawing the Wrong Line in the Sand

  The New Yorker’s Elizabeth Kolbert recently published a comment entitled “Lines in the Sand,” arguing that President Obama should not approve the Keystone XL pipeline because of the climate impacts of using oil. Kolbert’s argument is flawed for multiple reasons including the fact that she fails to consider the actual climate impact and the […]

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In the Pipeline: 5/13/13

If you support construction of Keystone XL, you are racist (on top of all the other names you’ve already been called). Politico (5/10/13) reports: “As business leaders, philanthropists and supporters of your 2008 and 2012 campaigns, we write to urge you to reject the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and to do everything in your power to […]

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In the Pipeline: 5/1/13

Apparently Al Gore has forgotten about his own invention. Hollywood Reporter (4/30/13) reports: “Al Gore, one of Hollywood’s favorite sons because of his commitment to the environment, rocked a large crowd in Beverly Hills on Tuesday with an impassioned plea to solve the ‘climate change crisis,’ part of which is getting media right… Gore lamented that a […]

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