Energy & Environment Legislative Alerts
The United States was founded on the principle of limited government and separation of powers. While these are basic elements of our Republic, apparently forming a group to teach others about them can land you on an IRS watch list. These tenets exist for a very important reason: power corrupts. We must limit the power [...]
AFP is proud to support Sen. McConnell's State Water Quality Act, which will clarify the rules on issuing new and renewal permits under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, among other improvements.
James Valvo It’s time to treat renewable energy providers just like everyone else. In many ways, the playing field is dramatically tilted in their favor, with myriad tax credits, grant programs, loan guarantees and purchase mandates. However, federal policy still excludes renewables, coal-fired electricity production and nuclear from an important business structure from which other [...]
Today the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with EPA’s interpretation of the Clean Water Act’s Section 404 permit veto authority. The Court ruled that EPA has the power to revoke dredge-and-fill disposal site specifications even after the permit has been issued: something it has never done before in its 40-year history. The case, Mingo [...]
AFP is proud to join a coalition of organizations in calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to increase transparency