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Legislative and public policy advocacy concerning energy and environmental issues.



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Free-Market Coalition Supports Fuel Economy Reform, Fairness for American Drivers

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 17:02:55 +0000

WASHINGTON – This afternoon the American Energy Alliance and ten co-signing organizations sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt expressing support for the joint effort to reform the Corporate Average Fuel Economy program in favor of lower costs and consumer choice. “The entire mandate is a relic of the narrative of […]

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Get the Facts on IRS Guidance for the Wind PTC

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 04:00:05 +0000

  Available for download: Wind PTC IRS Fact Sheet. For a more in-depth discussion of this important issue, read The Ever-Expanding Wind PTC at the website of the Institute for Energy Research.

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The State of American Energy Is Strong

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 02:57:13 +0000

WASHINGTON – American Energy Alliance President Thomas J. Pyle has issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union Address delivered Tuesday, January 30, 2018: “Tonight, President Trump declared an end to the war on American energy. As promised, his administration has put American families ahead of the special interests in the “keep it in […]

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Subsidies for Me, but Not for Thee

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:09:19 +0000

The Department of Energy’s proposed grid resiliency rulemaking was the wrong solution for a genuine problem. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rightly voted to terminate the rulemaking, instead requesting information from grid operators and the public about how to address the undervaluation of coal and nuclear power generation in electricity markets. But before we move […]

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Key Vote: Oppose Grassley Amendment #1835

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 22:55:55 +0000

The American Energy Alliance urges all Senators to oppose Grassley amendment #1835 to the Hatch substitute for HR 1 the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This amendment seeks to protect the users of complex international tax structures from being touched by reforms included in the Hatch Substitute, a provision known as the Base Erosion Anti-Abuse Tax […]

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No Carve-Outs for Politically-Favored Industries

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 21:10:56 +0000

WASHINGTON – This afternoon Thomas J. Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell expressing the organization’s opposition to special tax treatment for the wind and solar industries vis-à-vis the Base Erosion Anti-Abuse Tax provision in the Senate tax reform bill. The text of the letter can be read below: Dear Majority […]

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AEA Endorses MINER Act

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 17:48:37 +0000

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, November 30, Thomas J. Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, sent a letter to Congressman Paul Gosar endorsing the Minnesota’s Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act (MINER Act). The MINER Act reflects AEA’s commitment to enabling the American people to access and develop all the natural resources at our disposal. Pyle’s […]

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Alexander Pillories Wind PTC

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:12:11 +0000

Congress is at long last coming to grips with the failure that is the wind production tax credit (PTC). The bill passed by the House Thursday will cut the rate at which wind production is subsidized by about one-third and will allow the quarter-century-old program to finally end as scheduled in 2020. Hurdles still remain […]

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Abandon Free Market Principles to Save Competitive Energy Markets?

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:56:28 +0000

At the unveiling of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, former President Bush admitted to going against his “free market instincts” when he bailed out the banks following the financial crisis. “History shows that the greater threat to prosperity is not too little government involvement, but too much,” he added. We couldn’t agree more. Abundant, […]

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AEA Responds to GOP Tax Plan

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 22:45:24 +0000

WASHINGTON – Thomas J. Pyle, President of the American Energy Alliance, has issued the following statement on today’s release of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “This pro-growth tax reform plan is a breath of fresh air for American businesses and the American people. The immediate lowering of the corporate tax rate to 20 percent will […]

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