During the 1970s, fears of “peak oil” drove policymakers to rethink our nation’s energy policy. The idea that America was running out of precious energy supplies was generally accepted as fact. In response to this energy crisis, leaders in Washington implemented an energy strategy aimed at phasing out traditional energy sources and spending more on developing alternatives.
Costly waste makes program’s path unsustainable
Keeping the Internet free from government shackles
Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR)
February 4, 2013
This weekend the Super Bowl will be played between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens. Imagine if the rules of the game were to change at halftime. What if the field was suddenly extended in the middle of one team’s drive? It would be impossible to play a game when the rules change on the fly.
In today’s Washington Times, Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) calls on President Obama to stop the delays and approve the Keystone XL pipeline. Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman approved the Nebraska reroute last week, paving the way for the president’s final approval.
The war on jobs and affordable energy is real and continues to pick up steam with a swarm of new regulations coming out of President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency contributing to more mine closures and plant shutdowns across the country. Last week, we witnessed the latest round of victims in the war on coal, with Georgia Power Co.