America is entering a new age of energy abundance, and that makes it an exciting time to be a part of the national energy conversation. Not long ago, it was treated as common knowledge that America was running out of energy supplies and that we were going to become increasingly dependent on OPEC for oil. Today we are hearing a much different story, and the future is bright.
Chairman Murphy to Preview Forum on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal Tuesday at 7:45 a.m.
News Outlets Highlight State Department Report Showing Keystone XL Pipeline Would Have Minimal Impact on EnvironmentMarch 4, 2013 | ICYMI
After More Than Four Years, It’s #TimeToBuild
1,627 Days and Counting: It’s #TimeToBuild the Keystone XL Pipeline EDITORIAL: No More Keystone ExcusesThe Wall Street Journal March 3, 2013
State Department Confirms Keystone XL’s Safety in SEIS; Energy and Commerce Leaders Suggest Congressional Action Still Needed to Get Pipeline BuiltMarch 1, 2013 | ICYMI
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. State Department today issued its Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Keystone XL Presidential Permit application, which includes the proposed new route through Nebraska. The SEIS findings are similar to the Department’s FEIS issued last August, which found the pipeline will have limited adverse environmental impacts.
An article in today’s Wall Street Journal highlights new research performed by the University of Texas showing that America’s natural gas boom is here to stay. Advanced drilling techniques have allowed developers to tap into America’s vast shale reserves. The development of these shale gas reserves has been game changer for American energy and our economy.