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    Consumer Energy Alliance’s Balanced Energy Policy Recommendations for the 114th Congress

    At the start of each Congress, Consumer Energy Alliance develops a series of policy recommendations that we believe – if enacted into law – would ensure more reliable, affordable energy for American consumers. This year’s report, Recommendations for a Balanced Energy Policy: A Briefing Book Presented to the 114th Congress, provides background information and policy […]

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    Arkansas Lawmakers Urge Action on Keystone XL

    Little Rock, Arkansas – Members of Arkansas’ Congressional Delegation joined with state lawmakers, business and labor leaders this morning in front of 350 miles on 80 acres of steel pipeline stored at Welspun Tubular to highlight the economic fallout from ongoing delays to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR): “Building the […]

  • 10 Tips to Save Money on Winter Energy Bills

    Open curtains on your south-facing windows during the day to allow sunlight to naturally heat your home, and close them at night. Cover drafty window Use a heavy-duty, clear plastic sheet on a frame or tape clear plastic film to the inside of your window frames during the cold winter months. Make sure the plastic […]

  • Mid Atlantic States Could See Billions….If

    A CEA study unveiled at the Governors Conference on Energy in Richmond, VA today predicts that the federal government and state and local governments in the Mid-Atlantic states would see over $200 billion in revenue generation and the creation of 10,000 jobs from opening up the Outer Continental Shelf to oil and natural gas development. […]

  • Appeals Court Upholds Costly California Fuels Regulation

    Houston, TX – The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals decision to uphold California’s Low Fuel Carbon Standard will keep a costly program on the books that has the potential to strap California drivers with gasoline prices significantly higher than the current $4.03 average that they are paying today, said Consumer Energy Alliance Executive Vice […]

  • CEA Questions How BLM is Improving Hydraulic Fracturing Rules

    Consumer Energy Alliance’s Andrew Browning wrote to the Bureau of Land Management today noting: “Duplicative and inefficient regulation complicates the permitting process..” Read the complete text: August 23, 2013   Acting Director Neil Kornze Bureau of Land Management U.S. Department of the Interior Mail Stop 2134LM 1849 C Street, NW Washington, DC 20240 RE: RIN […]

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    Consumer Energy Alliance Recommendations for a Balanced Energy Policy

    The United States continues to a lack a clearly defined national energy policy.  Lack of sustained activity at the congressional level has effectively forced policy making in to the hands of federal regulators, many of whom remain constrained by limited resources and near constant litigation by opposition groups.  This situation is not only undesirable; it […]