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US Shouldn’t Hold To Strict ‘Gold Standard’ On Saudi Nuclear Deal

March 21, 2018 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is visiting the U.S. this week, and one issue on his agenda will be to continue discussing collaboration with the U.S. to develop a nuclear power sector. Likely timed to send a message during his visit to America, a House Foreign Affairs Committee’s subcommittee will […]

Now Is Congress’ Prime Opportunity To Act On Nuclear Waste

March 8, 2018 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ Congress has pushed through a series of five stopgap measures to fund the government, and is now in final negotiations for a trillion-dollar omnibus spending bill to cover the rest of the fiscal year. For an hour on Monday night, a group of congressmen from both parties and from all across […]

3 Reasons Trump Should Pull The Plug On Solar Tariffs

January 22, 2018 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ An expansive trade case has simmered on the back burner since April 2017 and is now finally on its way to President Donald Trump’s desk for a decision by Jan. 26. The case involves two failing manufacturing companies—Suniva and SolarWorld—which have petitioned the government for globally applicable tariffs on inexpensive imports […]

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 […]