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    Poll: Key Primary Voters Support Arctic Drilling, Say Energy is Important Issue in 2016 Race

    • Voters in Iowa and New Hampshire have a 20 point favorability of Arctic offshore energy production.
    • Energy will factor heavily in voters' analysis of presidential primary candidates.
    • No clear frontrunner in Republican primary race.
    • Hillary Clinton is the clear democratic frontrunner in Iowa and New Hampshire with 64% and 58% respectively.
    • Salience of energy issues is over 80% across all groups in both states.
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    CEA Supports Electricity Rate Fairness and Equality

    All across the United States, CEA defines its number one priority as facilitating energy policy that results in reliable and affordable energy for consumers.  While CEA’s stance is the same across all 50 states, there are unique circumstances and challenges to address when formulating energy policy in each individual state.  The details are varied and complex […]

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    Legal Precedent Against Local Oil and Gas Bans Builds

    For the second time in as many months, a judge has overturned a local ban on oil and gas production. Judges in Mora County, New Mexico and now Columbus, Ohio, have ruled that municipalities may not pass regulations which preempt state authority over oil and gas production. In Ohio, the state Supreme Court ruled yesterday that […]

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    Alaska is Key

    America is at the beginning of a profound and sustained Energy Revolution. New technologies and innovation are spurring expanded opportunities in oil & gas development, as well as increased use of wind and solar and improvements in energy efficiency.  As this revolution continues, every consumer in every sector of the US economy will benefit from […]

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    Fourth Annual CEA Energy Day Festival a Success

    Twenty five thousand people turned out Saturday, along with more than 70 exhibitors, to applaud dozens of Houston area teachers and students who were recognized at the fourth annual Energy Day Festival. Thousands of festival-goers viewed exhibits on a range of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) topics including demonstrating the process of liquifying natural […]

  • Severance tax could be taxing for Pennsylvania’s economy

    Consumer Energy Alliance Mid-Atlantic Director Mike Butler penned a blog for ShaleReporter.com about how proposals for a severance tax of oil and gas production in Pennsylvania are again being considered – and why they shouldn’t be. Pennsylvania is fortunate to sit on top of one the nation’s largest natural gas deposits, the Marcellus Shale. Just last […]

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    Act 13 and Pennsylvania’s Economic Future

    The Keystone State made headlines a week before the Christmas holiday when the Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down several key provisions of the State’s Act 13, which Governor Tom Corbett signed into law in February 2012. In its 4-2 decision, the Court declared portions of the law unconstitutional and puts shale gas development zoning rights […]

  • Missed Opportunities & Failed Connections

    Last week, the Obama Administration released its five-year offshore oil & gas leasing plan much to the dismay of those directly affected by offshore energy, namely coastal states and American energy consumers.  In the proposed final plan, the administration fails to open leasing to any new areas off the East or West Coast, preferring to […]

  • Calculating the Consumer Benefit

    Like any other average American, you probably only think about the cost of energy when you’re standing in front of a gas pump or thumbing through your monthly utility bill. But what most consumers don’t often consider is that our energy entails a series of costs and benefits, some of which are beyond our immediate […]

  • The Dollars and “Sense” of Energy Conservation

    On the eve of Memorial Day weekend, families across the nation are gearing up for those joyous summer pastimes: vacations to the beach, neighborhood block parties, and summer camp, just to name a few.  Yet, for many families summer also means time to crank up the air conditioner and watch that utility bill rise.  In […]