Commentary

06.08.18

Renewable fuels mandate: Still broken, still in need of action

As Americans hit the road this summer and gas prices are in the news, the Trump administration continues to seek a solution to what's proven to be a thorny issue - the Renewable Fuels mandate (RFS). Now more than a decade old, this is the law that forces more and more ethanol into our fuel supply.

 

05.18.18

Energy infrastructure investment can unlock jobs, energy security

... some New Yorkers haven't forgotten being left in the cold when their homes lost heat over the winter. In the cold, but not in the dark when it comes to the solution: build more pipelines.

 

05.09.18

Assuring Energy Security with a Modern NAFTA

As negotiations reach the go/no go point for a revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), President Trump should recognize the agreement's impact on one of his top priorities: U.S. energy dominance.

 

05.04.18

Russian trolls infiltrate the pipeline debate

McClatchy recently reported that the same Russian cyber-manipulation campaign that interfered with the U.S. election in 2016 had a "hidden hand" in Florida protests against a natural gas pipeline...

 

05.03.18

Proposed severance tax a disservice to Pa.'s energy growth, overall economy

However, what is absolutely not needed are higher energy taxes on businesses, families and consumers.

 

04.29.18

NAFTA 2.0: ISDS Supports U.S. Oil, Natural Gas, And Electricity Companies

As we move forward crafting North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) 2.0, we must be very careful to maintain current provisions that will continue to make the U.S. more secure.

 

04.21.18

Military Commanders Understand the Value of Energy Security

"... if we weren't already prepared for the battle well in advance, it would be too late when the time for action arrived." By William Schachte, Jr Rear Admiral. JAGC, USN (Ret.)

 

04.08.18

The New Science of Smog

Other things pollute the air more than gasoline exhaust does.

 

03.26.18

Editorial: A pipeline lesson for Virginia, courtesy of Massachusetts

To....[keep] the lights on in Massachusetts, Russian firms bored wells into fragile permafrost; blasted a new international airport into a pristine landscape of reindeer, polar bears, and walrus; dredged the spawning grounds...

 

02.24.18

The Olympic Torch and Innovation in Energy

Over time, the design of the Olympic torch has undergone a fascinating series of innovations, both to its aesthetics, and the technology behind its burning flame