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Rather Than Drain Swamp, Rick Perry’s Proposal Would Pick Energy Winners And Losers

December 1, 2017 by

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By Katie Tubb and Nicolas Loris ~ Picking winners and losers in the energy industry was a hallmark of the Obama administration. But it seems that pattern isn’t quite gone under Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s department. In late September, Perry directed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to develop new standards to set prices for “resiliency” […]

Alaskans Want More Drilling. Trump And Congress Are Working To Make It Happen.

October 21, 2017 by

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By Katie Tubb and Samantha Block ~ The Trump administration is attempting to do what past administrations have either failed to do or blocked: open up part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas drilling. The House recently passed a budget proposal that opens the door to allowing drilling in the refuge. […]

Trump’s Action On Energy Empowers Local Leaders, Lays Groundwork For Prosperity

June 30, 2017 by

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By Katie Tubb and Nicolas Loris ~ “One step forward, two steps back.” That’s how we summed up the situation the last time an offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling proposal was announced. That was in January 2015, when the Obama administration included several areas off the coast of Alaska and parts of the […]

Subsidizing Nuclear Is No Strategy For Long-Term Success

June 17, 2017 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ With yet another nuclear power plant joining the ranks of those closing ahead of schedule, it’s clear that something is amiss in the nuclear power industry. That “something” is the accumulation of federal policies that stifle innovation and efficiency in the industry and simultaneously subsidize it to keep it alive on […]

4 Reasons Trump Was Right To Pull Out Of The Paris Agreement

June 2, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Katie Tubb ~ President Donald Trump has fulfilled a key campaign pledge, announcing that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. The Paris Agreement, which committed the U.S. to drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions, was a truly bad deal—bad for American taxpayers, American energy companies, and every single American […]

Climate Budget Cuts Are Smart Management, Not An Attack On Science

May 26, 2017 by

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By Katie Tubb and Nicolas Loris ~ It’s been described as a “slap in the face,” “slaughter,” “a punitive … assault on science, the environment, and indeed the planet.” Aside from being inappropriate and irresponsible, these remarks are how some in the policy world and media have depicted cuts to global warming spending in President […]

A First Look At Energy Issues In Trump’s Budget

May 24, 2017 by

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By Katie Tubb and Nicolas Loris ~ President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposal calls for a number of energy policy reforms, some good and some bad. Some of the highlights include opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for drilling, selling off some government-controlled oil reserves, reinvigorating Yucca Mountain’s nuclear waste management activities, divesting […]