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Georgia Energy Freedom Guiding Principles

April 21, 2014 J

BACKGROUND: Americans For Prosperity is the nation’s premier organization promoting economic and energy freedom. Our activists have testified before the Environmental Protection Agency in Atlanta, held Energy Freedom rallies, nationwide Hot Air Tours combating job-killing carbon taxes alarmism and fighting misinformation about energy policy for many years. Many Americans for Prosperity members, allies and partner [...]

Economic Freedom To Solve Ukraine Crisis? – By Dr James Rust

March 06, 2014 J

The most recent Global Warming Policy Foundation newsletter summarizes the situation in the Ukraine as a product of energy policies. The United States is playing a role in international politics as a chess player missing its pawns. Years of neglect in pushing expansion of production of fossil fuels in the United States, that stretches back [...]

America’s Oil & Gas Leverage – By George Don Spruill

March 06, 2014 J

The U.S. has more responses to Vladimir Putin’s adventure in the Crimea than the no-options caucus suggests, including a few that weren’t possible even a few years ago. Namely, a President with a keener strategic mind would unleash North American oil and gas on the world. The Putin regime controls the taps for as much [...]

Consumer Energy Choice In Georgia – By Jim Clarkson

January 21, 2014 J

The Georgia Territorial Service Act provides that new customers with a 900 KW or larger connected load may choose their supplier. This has lead to ferocious competition between Georgia Power, the Co-ops and Municipal power distributors in Georgia for new customers. Each utility offers those who qualify for choice their marginal cost prices. In other [...]

Rep Tom Graves Introduces All-of-the-Above Energy Plan

January 20, 2014 J

From the press release: Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) and 18 other representatives introduced the Energy Exploration and Production to Achieve National Demand (EXPAND) Act, an all-of-the-above energy independence plan for the United States. “This is a major energy plan for America that will create thousands of new jobs and keep [...]

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