To Keep Roads Safe America’s Guardrails Will Need Replaced Under Biden’s EV Mandate

Electric vehicles typically weigh significantly more than gasoline-powered cars and can easily crash through steel highway guardrails that are not designed to withstand the extra force, raising concerns about roadside safety, according to a crash test by the University of Nebraska. Electric vehicles typically weigh 20 percent to 50 percent more than gas-powered vehicles due to their […]

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Electric School Buses Aren’t Cutting It In Michigan’s Cold Winter

Between the federal government, states and municipalities, billions of taxpayer dollars have been spent adding electric buses to transit fleets across the United States to supposedly reduce carbon dioxide emissions. However, these electric buses are sitting unused as they are broken-down and either cannot be fixed, are too expensive to fix, or have been scrapped altogether. Officials in Asheville, […]

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Biden’s Transit Plan Is All Malarkey

According to Democratic Party presidential nominee Joe Biden’s Clean Energy Plan: “Biden will also transform the energy sources that power the transportation sector, making it easier for mobility to be powered by electricity and clean fuels, including commuter trains, school and transit buses, ferries, and passenger vehicles.” Many U.S. cities and states have experimented with […]

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Key Vote NO on H.R. 2

The American Energy Alliance urges all members to opposed H.R. 2 the Moving Forward Act. This legislation is not good faith effort to advance transportation policy.  Rather the legislation seeks to hijack the required surface transportation reauthorization process to attach a slew of extraneous green provisions drawn from the unworkable Green New Deal.  This mirrors the equally shameless effort from earlier this […]

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Democrats $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Kicks Bipartisanship and Common Sense to the Curb

H.R. 2 has lost its way becoming the latest vehicle for Green New Deal policies WASHINGTON DC (June 30, 2020) – Today, the American Energy Alliance (AEA) voiced its opposition to H.R. 2, the “Moving Forward Act”, a $1.5 trillion infrastructure package currently under consideration before the U.S. House of Representatives. What traditionally serves as […]

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AEA to Senate: Highway Bill is Highway Robbery

WASHINGTON DC (July 30, 2019) – Today, Thomas Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, issued a letter to Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso highlighting concerns about the recently introduced America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act. Included in the legislation is an unjustified, $1 billion handout to special interests in the form of charging […]

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Nationwide Free Market Coalition to President Trump: Hold Firm on CAFE Reform

WASHINGTON — A coalition of 30 organizations, led by the American Energy Alliance, sent a letter to President Trump today expressing its unified support for his administration’s effort to reform the federal Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) mandate. The coalition comprises leading free market think tanks in Washington, such as the Competitive Enterprise Institute, FreedomWorks, and […]

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