As Congress faces tough questions about our fiscal future, we also have a unique opportunity to advance bipartisan energy policy that will create jobs. Putting Americans to work by expanding the nation’s access to clean, affordable hydropower is a solution on which the House of Representatives already found consensus. Indeed, when we passed the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act earlier this year, we acted unanimously — the only example of unanimity on an energy issue in this Congress.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Rep. Diana DeGette in POLITICO: Senate Should Pass Hydropower ImprovementsNovember 29, 2012 | ICYMI
The front page of today's Washington Post reports that America’s shale gas revolution is powering an industrial revolution and putting people back to work. Hydraulic fracturing has transformed the nation’s energy landscape –taking us from resource scarcity to energy abundance.
Colorado Springs Gazette Urges Obama Administration to Come Clean on Abound, the Rocky Mountain SolyndraNovember 1, 2012 | ICYMI
The editorial board of the Colorado Springs Gazette recently called on President Obama to explain the $400 million failed DOE loan guarantee to Abound Solar, the now-bankrupt Colorado solar panel manufacturer under both criminal and congressional investigation.
Rep. Cory Gardner on Obama Administration’s Bad Colorado Bet – Abound Solar Now Subject of Criminal and Congressional InvestigationsOctober 26, 2012 | ICYMI
Now-Bankrupt Abound Awarded $400 Million DOE Loan Guarantee from Same Program as Solyndra
Unconventional oil and gas production could support up to 3.5 million jobs by 2035 according to a new study released today by IHS Global Insight.
Adding Insult to Injury – Bankruptcy Judge OKs Plan that Could Allow Solyndra’s Investors to Recoup $341 Million in Tax BreaksOctober 22, 2012 | ICYMI
Investors with Close Ties to the President, Including Billionaire George Kaiser, Sought “Tax Avoidance” and Left Taxpayers Holding the Bag for Half a Billion Dollars