Ohio

“While some Ohioans mistakenly believe they must choose between a healthy environment or accessing energy, the truth is, no choice is necessary. We can have both. We all want a cleaner environment and affordable energy, regardless of our political affiliation. That’s why it’s important that CEA’s Campaign for America’s Energy helps to remind our elected leaders of the opportunity Ohio’s energy resources provide and to understand how energy needs can be met while we also protecting our environment.”

– Guy Coviello, Vice President of Government Affairs, Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce

Ohio is in the ‘heartland’ of America and is perhaps the quintessential American state. With the 7th largest GDP, Ohio is a top producer and consumer. The average Ohioan will spend around $3,044 on energy per year, and with an average household size of just under 2 and a half, this represents $7,519 or 15% of household income. For those living below the poverty line, – nearly 15% of the Ohio population – this percentage skyrockets to 42% of income. Due to the long and cold the winters, home heating is not something that Ohioans can simply choose to cut back on, even if money is tight. Learn More

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Public Service Commission Begins Hearing Line 5 Testimony

The Michigan Public Service Commission began hearing testimony on January 14 related to a permit request by Enbridge to relocate a section of the Line 5 pipeline beneath the lakebed of the Straits of...
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Gas Prices to Rise in 2022 Amid Soaring Demand, Omicron Spread

Michael Zehr, CEA's federal policy advisor recently sat down with Cheddar News to talk about soaring gas prices and the pain consumers will be feeling when paying their energy bills through 2022. Watch here -...

Ohio Has Much at Stake in Michigan’s Pipeline Fight

CEA's independent report, The Regional Economic and Fiscal Impacts of an Enbridge Line 5 Shutdown, was recently citied examining the substantial economic impact and job losses losing this pipeline would have on Ohio and...

Inflation Fueled by Bad Policy

Misguided federal policies are contributing tot he rising inflation families are seeing at the grocery store and gas pump.  CEA Midwest Executive Director Chris Ventura examines what policies would help families and small businesses...

High Energy Prices to Increase Costs for America’s Commercial and Industrial Companies by $41...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – America’s businesses and manufacturers can expect to pay at least $41.4 billion more for business-related energy costs in 2022, according to analysis by Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), the leading energy and...