The Unregulated Podcast #58: Comrade Komarovsky Secretary Giggles

On this episode of The Unregulated Podcast Tom Pyle and Mike McKenna discuss Biden’s attempt to nominate an outright Marxist to regulate America’s banking sector and the administration’s tone-deaf response to rising gas prices. Links: Biden Is Looking at Possible SPR Release: Granholm Biden on McAuliffe’s defeat WATCH: ABC’s George Stephanopoulos outlines a “brutal new […]

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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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Bringing Guidance Out of Darkness Executive Order Sheds Light on Rarely Seen Regulatory Abuse

WASHINGTON DC (October 10, 2019) – Today, Thomas Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, issued the following statement in support of the “Bringing Guidance out of the Darkness” executive order signed by President Trump. “Only Congress has the ability to make laws. Unfortunately, Congress has abdicated its responsibility to update our existing energy and […]

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States Should Reject NACAA’s Calls to Implement Carbon Regulation

Today, the National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA) held a press call to discuss a new document that attempts to pressure and mislead states into implementing the EPA’s carbon regulation, or “clean power plan.” AEA President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement on NACAA’s efforts: “The NACAA, which has received millions of dollars in grants from […]

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Misleading on American Manufacturing

Those of us involved in policy debates over the energy sector know that it is hardly a fair fight. The people advocating greater government intervention routinely use phrases such as “clean energy,” “green energy,” “greenhouse gas pollution,” and other such loaded terms. It’s difficult to have a rational discussion about carbon taxes or chemical plant […]

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In the Pipeline: 3/6/13

Nooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!   The wind crew is bitterly clinging to its tax credits. They probably don’t have religion or guns. Politico (3/5/13) reports: “Two months after Congress rescued it, the wind industry’s crucial tax credit is back on the countdown to extinction. The fiscal cliff deal revived the wind-production tax credit on New Year’s Day just hours after it […]

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In the Pipeline: 1/3/13

Jim Lankford is the right man for this job – a solid individual. Politico(1/2/13) reports: “The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is planning a renewed focus on energy issues in the next Congress… Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) will establish a new subcommittee on energy policy, health care and entitlements next year, POLITICO has learned. […]

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In the Pipeline: 11/13/12

Join The Hill and AEA for breakfast tomorrow at the Hyatt Regency for a discussion on the fate of the Wind PTC. RSVP here.    IER STUDY: CARBON TAX PLAGUED BY THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL PROBLEMS. IER (11/13/12) reports: “The Institute for Energy Research released today a new study exposing the fallacies of so-called revenue-neutral carbon tax swaps, an […]

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