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Energy & Environment Legislative Alerts

EPA Withholds Critical Data about New Power Plant Rules

August 27, 2014 J

President Obama’s beleaguered Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has faced much criticism for the wide-reaching rules on power plants it recently proposed. American families and businesses are rightly worried that this new proposed rule would hurt economic growth and job creation and provide little if any benefit. Last week bought another of challenge to the new rules.

AFP Applauds Rep. Pompeo for Letter Opposing Wind Energy Handouts

August 12, 2014 J

by Christine Harbin Hanson Opposition to handouts for wind energy is growing at the grassroots level, and it appears that lawmakers on Capitol Hill are beginning to take note. Congressman Mike Pompeo recently released a “Dear Colleague letter” with the signatures of over 50 of his House Colleagues, calling on Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader [...]

117 Organizations Tell Congress to Oppose Extending Expired Wind Subsidies

June 09, 2014 J

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 [...]