Powering the Future

May 9, 2012 | Issue Post

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.

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April 18, 2012 | Issue Post

Rather than embrace greater North American energy production to combat skyrocketing gas prices, like clockwork, Democrats are dusting off their tired attacks on the specter of speculators. In a rose garden speech yesterday, President Obama blamed Wall Street speculators for high gas prices and asked Congress to strengthen oversight of oil markets and increase penalties for market manipulation.

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April 17, 2012 | Issue Post

The Keystone XL pipeline has come to symbolize the contrast in energy policy between this administration and the GOP Congress. The Obama administration continues to block this landmark jobs and energy project, putting thousands of jobs and greater American energy security on hold and at risk.

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April 13, 2012 | Issue Post

By now it's well known that President Obama rejected the popular Keystone XL pipeline and personally lobbied members of the U.S. Senate against it. Not surprisingly, we're beginning to see the consequences.

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April 13, 2012 | Issue Post

Administration officials have indicated President Obama is contemplating tapping the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Such news has sparked an outcry among national security experts and editorial boards who are urging the president to refrain from such misuse of our nation's emergency oil reserves. They argue the SPR was created for emergencies only and should not be used as a political tool.

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April 5, 2012 | Issue Post

Last week President Obama's EPA proposed new greenhouse gas standards for power plants. It's the latest in a series of rigid rules that are reshaping our nation's energy policy under the guise of environmental regulation, driving up costs and destroying jobs.

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