The Wall Street JournalSeptember 30, 2011The Lessons of the Shale Gas RevolutionNorth American oil production can double by 2035.By LUCIAN PUGLIARESI In response to a 2009 request from Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, the National Petroleum Council (NPC) reported earlier this month that oil production in North America could double by 2035--to 20 million barrels per day.
In Wake of Solyndra Bust, Stearns Expresses Concern as DOE Rushes to Finalize Nearly $5 Billion in Loans over Next 48 HoursSeptember 28, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Responding to media reports that the Energy Department has recently approved approximately $1 billion in loan guarantees for two different solar energy projects, Congressman Cliff Stearns (R-FL), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, express
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) expressed concerns over a new report released today from the Office of the Inspector General of the Environmental Protection Agency. The Inspector General found that EPA failed to follow the government's own scientific review requirements when issuing its "endangerment finding" for greenhouse gases - a key finding at the core of Obama's climate change regulatory agenda.
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation today to protect jobs and provide certainty to America's job creators. H.R. 2401, the Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts on the Nation Act, or TRAIN Act, passed the House with strong bipartisan support by a vote of 249 to 169.
WASHINGTON, DC - Despite receiving a $535 million loan guarantee financed by U.S. taxpayers, two top executives for now-bankrupt Solyndra today refused to answer any questions from the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, instead invoking their Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination.
House Begins Floor Debate on TRAIN ACT; New Study Shows EPA Power Sector Rules will Cost Billions, Destroy Millions of JobsSeptember 22, 2011 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House of Representatives began floor debate today on H.R. 2401, the Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts to the Nation Act, known as the TRAIN Act. The bipartisan bill, introduced by Reps. John Sullivan (R-OK) and Jim Matheson (D-UT), requires an interagency review of the cumulative impacts of EPA rules on jobs, energy prices, electric reliability, and America's overall global economic competitiveness.