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Afternoon TEA: $203 Billion in Savings

Did you know? A recent report from the Council of Economic Advisers found that price decreases that resulted from the American shale revolution have saved an average family of four $2,500 a year—that’s a $203 billion annual savings for U.S. consumers. Abundant and domestic American energy sources like the gas and oil produced from shale…

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Afternoon TEA: Young Americans Overwhelmingly Believe In Natural Gas

Did you know? A recent poll found that young voters rank the economy as the issue that’s most important to them, so it’s no surprise that more than two-thirds of these young Americans also believe that access to natural gas is critical to the U.S. economy. These young voters know that natural gas supports the…

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Afternoon TEA: Energy security is national security

Did you know? America has grown safer and stronger as reliance on foreign energy sources declined significantly in recent years. The U.S. has even become the world’s top producer of natural gas and oil. However, recent politically-motivated “climate plans” would send us backward at a risk both to our nation’s economy and national security. From…

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Afternoon TEA: Natural Gas is the Key To An American-made Energy Policy

Did you know? Multiple political “climate plans” released recently are again making calls for costly and unrealistic 100 percent renewable energy mandates—some even calling for the mandate to be in place as early as 2035. Studies have shown that these extreme energy mandates carry price tags in the trillions and would inevitably drive up energy…

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Afternoon TEA: Americans Need Real Energy Solutions Not More Politics

Did you know? U.S. House Democrats recently released a plan addressing climate change. Where the Green New Deal was a vague proposal with little in the way of specifics, this plan overcorrects with 547 pages of text and hundreds of policy recommendations sorted under twelve “pillars.” But at its heart, the plan just rehashes many…

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Afternoon TEA: Our Declaration of Energy Independence

Did you know? Leaving Independence Hall following the Constitutional Convention of 1787, a lady cried out to Benjamin Franklin, “Well Doctor what have we got? A republic or a monarchy?” To which Franklin famously replied, “A republic, if you can keep it.” Eleven years after declaring independence, the Founding Fathers had forged the foundation of…

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Afternoon TEA: Chinese Pollution Lands In The Western U.S.

Did you know? The Hawaii state supreme court recently ruled that out-of-state emissions must be considered for natural gas imported from the mainland by a local utility. But, the reality is emissions produced by the U.S. pale in comparison to those produced by other countries, like China, which inordinately effect the Western states. The U.S….

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Afternoon TEA: SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Clean, Low-Cost, Domestic Energy Access

Did you know? Last week, the Supreme Court issued a 7-2 decision to reject challenges to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s federally granted permit in a win for the rule of law and Americans who want clean, low-cost, domestic energy. In the court’s majority opinion, Justice Clarence Thomas said, “Sometimes a complicated regulatory scheme may cause…

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Afternoon TEA: Natural Gas Will Help America Get Back To Work

Did you know? As the U.S. has grown to lead the world in oil and natural gas production, the American jobs fueled by the industry have also grown. In recent years, the natural gas industry has supported over 4 million American jobs. In 2015, the oil and gas industry combined supported 10.3 million jobs across…

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Afternoon TEA: So-called “Green” Energy Could Harm Our Environment

Did you know? Schemes like the Green New Deal look to effectively ban the use of energy sources like natural gas. But, according to a 2019 analysis from the Heartland Institute, replacing the nation’s electricity generation needs with only “renewable” wind and solar power would have huge unforeseen impacts on our environment and land use….

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