Today’s National Journal reports former Regional Administrator for EPA Region 6 Al Armendariz was in Washington, DC yesterday for a meeting with the Sierra Club. Late Tuesday afternoon Armendariz abruptly canceled his appearance at yesterday’s Energy and Power Subcommittee hearing, giving no stated reason for his change of plans.
The Wall Street Journal featured an editorial this week highlighting the Sierra Club’s well-organized attack on natural gas.
New information released this month provides us with a glimpse of what the future of electricity in America will look like as a result of President Obama’s regulatory reign: higher prices and threatened reliability.
President Obama continued to push an “all of the above” energy strategy in his speech yesterday, voicing his support for oil, natural gas, coal, and nuclear. But rather than actually promoting policies which embrace our country’s vast energy resources, the president continues to do just the opposite by layering more and more red tape on American energy production.
Energy and Commerce leaders today called attention to two glaring omissions in President Obama’s so-called “all of the above” energy plan. A new infographic features his vision for an energy future that excludes coal and hydropower.