Energy & Environment Legislative Alerts
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 [...]
Australia’s recent carbon tax experiment has laid bare for the world to see the dirty truth behind climate taxation: it hurts individuals and families across the board, causing the economy to suffer without having any significant impact on the climate.
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 [...]