Energy & Environment Legislative Alerts
The proposed "Waters of the U.S." rule would extend EPA and Army Corps of Engineers authority to regulate private land anywhere in the U.S. that water can conceivably run, even dry creek beds, manmade ditches, and intermittent standing water.
Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest free-market grassroots organization, released a nationwide 117-organization coalition letter today that calls on Congress to oppose resurrecting federal wind subsidies. The organizations listed on the letter are diverse in size and scope, but they share one thing in common: Now is the time to end special tax treatment for [...]
By Kuper Jones The seemingly never ending cycle of financially burdensome regulations imposed on working families and small businesses by President Obama’s administration continued with the rollout of a sweeping 645-page EPA rule that will destroy jobs and contribute to higher electricity bills. The EPA rule seeks to remake America’s power and energy framework by [...]
By Christine Harbin Hanson The Senate is currently considering a package of expired business-related tax provisions—called “tax extenders”—on the floor. Although this legislation includes some praise-worthy extensions, such as permanent bonus depreciation, most of the provisions are wasteful, corporate welfare that benefit special interests at the expense of American taxpayers. The main handout for wind [...]
Americans for Prosperity is proud to join a coalition of organizations opposing S. 2262, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014. This legislation is the latest example of the federal government overstepping its role and wasting taxpayers money. Like this post? Chip in $5 to AFP.