Democrats push plan to cut off America’s supply of minerals needed for ‘green’ energy

the House Committee on Natural Resources majority held a markup on 10 bills, including H.R. 2794, which would create significant barriers to mineral development in the Duluth Complex. "In recent years, an anti-mining sentiment has permeated in the Twin Cities and the coasts," Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Ranking Member Pete Stauber (R-Minn.) said. "This anti-jobs, … Continue reading Democrats push plan to cut off America’s supply of minerals needed for ‘green’ energy

As global food crisis looms, science-denying Biden EPA wages leftist War On Crops

The Republican Leader of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), and the Republican Leader of the House Agriculture Committee, U.S. Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA), sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) about the concerning trend of disregarding scientifically-sound, risk-based regulatory processes, and unilaterally denying access … Continue reading As global food crisis looms, science-denying Biden EPA wages leftist War On Crops

New Effort Seeks to Overturn Biden’s New Economy-Killing ‘Green’ Rules

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) joined U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) and all 49 of their Republican colleagues in a joint resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to nullify the Biden administration’s new regulation, “National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Implementing Regulations Revisions,” that will further bog down the already-onerous federal permitting process and add further … Continue reading New Effort Seeks to Overturn Biden’s New Economy-Killing ‘Green’ Rules

Senators Demand Biden Relax Trade Taxes On Fertilizer

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), a lifelong farmer and member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, joined Sen. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) and nearly two dozen of his colleagues in urging President Biden and his administration to reverse policies that will drive fertilizer prices even higher. Many agricultural inputs have been impacted by 40-year high inflation, including fertilizer. … Continue reading Senators Demand Biden Relax Trade Taxes On Fertilizer

Cruz Introduces Legislation to Protect our Crude Oil Reserves from Foreign Adversaries

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) this week introduced the No Emergency Crude Oil for Foreign Adversaries Act to ensure that reserves sold from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) are not exported to nations that are adversaries of the United States. Joining Senator Cruz as co-sponsors are Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), … Continue reading Cruz Introduces Legislation to Protect our Crude Oil Reserves from Foreign Adversaries

Republicans Demand Answers from EPA on Life Threatening Blackouts and Grid Instability

House Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans are examining the role of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations behind increasing risks of dangerous blackouts, which jeopardizes Americans’ safety and security. Americans are suffering enough from record high and unaffordable costs created by President Biden’s energy crisis. They deserve and need every assurance their air conditioning will … Continue reading Republicans Demand Answers from EPA on Life Threatening Blackouts and Grid Instability

Texas and California Agree: Depend on Wind Energy and Prepare for Blackouts

Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning issued the following statement responding to the latest power outages in Texas: “It might shock people to discover that the state of Texas has fallen into the same green energy dependency cycle which has captured California.  At least that is what the agency overseeing utilities in Texas, the … Continue reading Texas and California Agree: Depend on Wind Energy and Prepare for Blackouts

New Biden decree defies Congress to slap ‘greenhouse gas’ mandates on states

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, today released the below statement following the Biden Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) proposed rule to impose greenhouse gas emissions performance measures on state departments of transportation and metropolitan planning organizations without any authority from Congress:“In the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, … Continue reading New Biden decree defies Congress to slap ‘greenhouse gas’ mandates on states

Biden waits until 5 PM on a holiday Friday to reveal plan virtually shutting down offshore energy

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Friday released its proposed five-year plan for domestic offshore oil and gas leasing. House Committee on Natural Resources Ranking Member Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) issued the following statement in response: "Now I see why DOI blew past their promised release date - they wanted to wait until 5 p.m. … Continue reading Biden waits until 5 PM on a holiday Friday to reveal plan virtually shutting down offshore energy

New probe into White House scheme to block natural gas pipelines as energy prices skyrocket

Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and Subcommittee on the Environment Ranking Member Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) probed the White House’s involvement in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) draft policy that would place significant barriers within the natural gas pipeline permitting process and diminish American energy production. In a … Continue reading New probe into White House scheme to block natural gas pipelines as energy prices skyrocket