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    An Ice-Cold Regulatory Climate

    CEA President David Holt recently penned an editorial on arctic energy production for Real Clear Energy writing, “Late last year a second major oil company was forced to abandon plans to drill in the Arctic Ocean off the coast of Alaska – and irresponsible, high-fiving anti-development activists, most of whom live thousands of miles away and will […]

  • How shale impact fees continue to help Pennsylvanians

    Consumer Energy Alliance Mid-Atlantic Director Mike Butler penned an op-ed for ShaleReporter.com regarding the benefits of shale impact fees from shale production companies to county and municipal governments in Pennsylvania. Imagine the excitement of officials in a pair of northern Pennsylvania counties earlier this year when they learned their communities and its hardworking taxpayers would […]

  • For President Obama, Responsible Development Should be Job #1 in the Arctic

    In National Journal, Consumer Energy Alliance President David Holt responds to the question “Can Arctic Drilling Be Done Safely?” with a resounding yes, outlining how responsible arctic development is paramount in ensuring West Coast energy stability and national energy security. The U.S. Arctic holds tremendous potential to enhance U.S. energy security, generate more than 50,000 […]

  • Fracking bans in cities hurt everyone

    When groups take the irresponsible and uneducated position of saying no to energy development, everyone – especially those in oil-rich Texas communities – lose, CEA President David Holt says in an op-ed published in The Bryan-College Station Eagle. On Nov. 4, the voters of Denton made history. They approved a fracking ban within the city […]

  • Walker, Sullivan need to take Alaska’s energy message south

    In an op-ed that ran in the Alaska Dispatch News, Carl Portman, deputy director of the Resource Development Council for Alaska, and David Holt, president of Consumer Energy Alliance, discuss how Gov. Bill Walker and Sen. Dan Sullivan can galvanize support for sustainable Alaskan energy among the Lower 48 state governors and all members of Congress. […]

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    WHATLEY: Nuclear a key player in clean energy mix

    Writing in New Jersey’s Asbury Park Press, Consumer Energy Alliance Executive Vice President Michael Whatley argues that nuclear energy is critical to a diverse electricity mix that helps keep costs low for consumers and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. However, unexpected nuclear plant closures caused in part by uncertain, costly regulations threaten America’s ability to maintain an […]

  • DAVID HOLT: Promote, don’t hinder, safe and responsible energy production

    An op-ed by Consumer Energy Alliance President David Holt in the San Angelo Standard-Times details the economic growth in the counties south of Refugio, Texas, as a direct by-product of the new activity from the Eagle Ford Shale. Refugio County, Texas is a small, close-knit, ranching community. Local butcher and county commissioner Stanley Tuttle, owner […]

  • Candidates who engage voters on energy issues will win in November

    Consumer Energy Alliance President David Holt explains in an op-ed penned in the Midland Reporter-Telegram how candidates who engage voters on energy issues will win in November. Polling conducted for Consumer Energy Alliance this spring in key U.S. Senate races found that energy issues, including the Keystone XL Pipeline, are very important in terms of how […]

  • EPA mandate puts Pennsylvania’s energy supply, consumers at risk

    Consumer Energy Alliance Mid-Atlantic Director Mike Butler penned a blog for ShaleReporter.com about how new regulations proposed by the Obama Administration’s EPA threaten Pennsylvania’s energy supply landscape and the consumers who depend on it. In 2008, then Sen. Barack Obama boldly told the San Francisco Chronicle, “Under my plan of a cap and trade system, electricity […]

  • Southwestern Louisiana booming thanks to natural gas

    David Holt, president of Consumer Energy Alliance, describes in the American Press how new shale energy production has triggered a wave of economic prosperity throughout Louisiana, thanks to an uptick in capital investment from global companies, particularly in the state’s southwestern region. For more information on economic growth taking place in this region and across […]