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. But over the last few years, the energy landscape has dramatically changed.
Costly waste makes program’s path unsustainable
OPINION: Rep. Greg Walden in the Washington Examiner: Keeping the Internet Free From Government ShacklesFebruary 5, 2013 | ICYMI
Keeping the Internet free from government shackles Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) February 4, 2013
Watch the video HERE Wednesday, January 30, 2013 05:53 PMBy: Jim Meyers and John Bachman Rep. Fred Upton, influential chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, tells Newsmax that the “question of the day” is why the Obama administration still hasn’t approved construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
1,595 DAYS AND COUNTING - WHAT THEY’RE SAYING ON KEYSTONE
OPINION: Rep. Lee Terry in the Washington Times "The Pipeline to Change the Direction of the Economy"January 29, 2013 | ICYMI
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. It has now been 1,594 days since TransCanada first applied for a Presidential Permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, which will bring much-needed jobs and energy security to America.