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 Admin. Right to Cut California’s Failed Rail Funds

WASHINGTON – Today the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced the termination of $928 million in federal funding conditionally granted to California to build a high-speed rail. FRA stated that the funds were terminated after California “abandoned its original vision” and ” failed to make reasonable progress” on the project. AEA President Tom Pyle made the […]

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Free Market Coalition to Congress: No Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Expansion

WASHINGTON – Today, a coalition of 34 organizations, led by the American Energy Alliance, sent a letter to several members of Congress expressing their unified opposition to any effort to expand the electric vehicle tax credit. The coalition includes the Texas Public Policy Foundation, FreedomWorks, Heritage Action for America, the Competitive Enterprise Institute and 30 others stating […]

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AEA Applauds POTUS for Reform of WOTUS

WASHINGTON – This morning, the EPA announced a proposed rulemaking to repeal the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) definition under the Clean Water Act. The rule would fully repeal the definition of the Obama administration regarding which waterways and wetlands are to be considered under the Clean Water Act. AEA President Thomas Pyle made the following statement:  “Historically, the ‘Waters of the […]

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EPA Rule Ends Obama’s War on Economic Reality

WASHINGTON – This afternoon, the EPA proposed a rule lifting carbon dioxide emission requirements for new and modified coal power plants, a reform of an Obama-era rule which effectively mandated presently uneconomic carbon capture technology. American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle made the following statement: “The Trump Administration’s move to ease Obama-era restrictions on clean coal technology is […]

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End It, Don’t Extend It

NERA Study Shows Lifting Electric Vehicle Manufacturers’ Cap Would Inflict Harm on U.S. Households   WASHINGTON – Today, the American Energy Alliance delivered to lawmakers on Capitol Hill a study showing the economic effects of eliminating the manufacturers’ cap on the plug-in electric vehicle tax credit. The study, conducted by NERA Economic Modeling and commissioned by Flint Hills […]

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Free Market Coalition Urges Congress: Don’t Extend the Electric Vehicle Tax Credit

WASHINGTON – In light of recent conversations in Washington surrounding the electric vehicle tax credit, this afternoon, a coalition of 28 free market policy groups, led by the American Energy Alliance, sent a letter to House and Senate leaders objecting to any expansion of the federal electric vehicle tax credit. The letter encourages Republican congressional leaders to reject attempts by the EV […]

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AEA Applauds President Trump’s Call to Eliminate EV Subsidies

WASHINGTON – This afternoon President Trump tweeted his intent to cut subsidies for electric vehicles. GM, which has been lobbying for an expansion of the federal tax credit, recently announced their intent to close a number of U.S. and Canadian plants. AEA applauds President Trump for opposing these costly federal subsidies. AEA President Thomas Pyle made the following […]

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Voters Know Best

WASHINGTON – As the dust settles from the 2018 midterm election, several states have determined the effects of energy-related ballot measures impacting the affordability of energy and consumer choice. American Energy Alliance President Thomas J Pyle made the following statement on the results of some of these energy ballot initiatives: “What we learned from this election, in […]

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