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Scrap Energy Tax Favors For Better Reform

December 6, 2019 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ It’s that time of year again when Congress, feeling the pressure of budget negotiations and the year’s end, provokes the issue of expired or soon-to-expire energy tax credits. Congress has on the table roughly a dozen renewable energy tax subsidies covering wind, solar, electric vehicles, biofuels, and others. There’s a host […]

There’s No Need To Subsidize American Uranium

June 19, 2019 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ There is no compelling evidence that uranium imports present a threat to America’s national security interests. But President Donald Trump is expected to weigh in on a petition between now and mid-July brought by two uranium mining companies that have tried to build that case. If their lobbying efforts are successful, […]

‘Three Mile Island’ Nuclear Accident Wasn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be

March 29, 2019 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ Early this morning 40 years ago, America experienced its first major accident at a nuclear power plant—Three Mile Island in central Pennsylvania. Many Americans by then had already seen Jane Fonda’s “The China Syndrome,” a nuclear disaster film that debuted three weeks earlier. Time magazine would memorialize the Three Mile Island […]

3 Takeaways From Trump’s Energy Budget Proposal

March 26, 2019 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ We can’t ignore the numbers when talking about the federal budget. Twenty-two trillion dollars in the hole is a scary place to be, and President Donald Trump’s budget proposes some good steps toward climbing up and out. But when we’re talking about the Department of Energy’s budget, there’s a lot more […]

Congress Should Keep Its Promise To End Energy Subsidies

March 7, 2019 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ As Americans work to file their taxes, Congress is setting to work on a package of expired tax credits this spring to enrich a few energy technologies at the expense of federal taxpayers. Sens. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., of the Senate Finance Committee last week introduced a bill […]

America’s Christmas Gift To The World: More Energy Freedom

December 26, 2018 by

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By Katie Tubb and Nicolas Loris ~ Over the past few months, Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been delivering an important message to our country’s allies: America’s energy renaissance is your gift, too. As Perry said at the beginning of the year, “The United States is not just exporting energy, we’re exporting freedom.” Now, he’s […]

What To Make Of Trump’s Remarks On The Proposed Yucca Mountain Nuclear-Waste Repository

October 23, 2018 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ More Americans should care about nuclear-waste management than actually do. That’s because it’s an issue that has cost taxpayers more than $6 billion in court battles and is on track to cost tens of billions of dollars more. But for many Nevadans and the wonky few outside of the Silver State […]