AEA Supports Judge Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — The American Energy Alliance (AEA) applauds President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. AEA President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement in support of Judge Gorsuch’s nomination: “President Trump has made another outstanding decision by nominating Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Throughout […]

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Questions Congress Should Be Asking Gina McCarthy

This week, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy will be called before Congress to testify regarding her agency’s FY 2017 budget request. These hearings hold particular import, as the EPA continues to be one of the most aggressive and intrusive rule-making agencies. The crux of the EPA’s regulatory agenda is the so-called “Clean Power Plan”, aimed at regulating […]

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The American People Should Decide the Future Direction of the Supreme Court

The President’s Pick is a Political Pawn; The Senate Should Reject this Effort WASHINGTON – American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement on President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland for the Supreme Court: “President Obama has decided to once again put politics over the best interests of the American people. With his decision today to […]

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Arkansas Agencies Stop Work on EPA’s Carbon Rule

WASHINGTON – Today, the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and the Public Service Commission declared that they would not implement a state plan to comply with EPA’s carbon rule during the Supreme Court’s stay. American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement: “The Arkansas DEQ and PSC’s decision to stop work on the carbon rule […]

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The Next President Should Fill Supreme Court Vacancy

Who should fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court—Barack Obama or the next president? As an advocacy organization focused on energy and environmental policy, we are keenly aware of the implications of a change in the Supreme Court’s composition. Justice Scalia was a critical voice in the ongoing conversation about the limits of executive agency […]

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ICYMI: States Should Stop Work on Obama’s Carbon Rule

Today, American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle published an op-ed at National Review Online explaining why states should cease all efforts to comply with EPA’s carbon regulation. Below is an excerpt from the piece: “The states should stop work on the EPA’s climate agenda” By Thomas Pyle 2/25/16 One of Justice Antonin Scalia’s last official acts may be among the […]

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On EPA Rule, SCOTUS Stands Up For The Little Guy

WASHINGTON – American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to issue a stay on the Obama administration’s carbon rule: “This is a significant victory for the American people and a strong rebuke of the Obama administration’s heavy-handed regulatory agenda. The Supreme Court should be applauded for standing […]

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