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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 […]

State Department Gives Long Overdue Approval To Keystone XL Pipeline

March 25, 2017 by

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By Nicolas Loris and Katie Tubb ~ If you had a child when TransCanada first submitted its application to build the Keystone XL pipeline, he would be halfway through the first grade by now. Seven years after TransCanada submitted its first permit application for the Keystone XL pipeline, the Trump administration has overcome the prevaricating […]

Trump’s Budget Takes A Cleaver To Cronyism And Waste At The Energy Department

March 17, 2017 by

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By Katie Tubb and Nicolas Loris ~ President Donald Trump released his budget blueprint today, and his proposal for the Department of Energy is a breath of fresh air. This proposal reflects the president’s priority of “[putting] America first by keeping more of America’s hard-earned tax dollars here at home.” Opponents have pilloried the draft […]

One Lawmaker’s Plan To Reform The EPA

February 11, 2017 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ Americans, or at least those on the left, have become so accustomed to a heavy-handed Environmental Protection Agency that any adjustment not in the direction of even greater expansion seems to them “revolutionary.” It should come as no surprise, then, that Texas Rep. Sam Johnson’s efforts to bring sanity back to […]