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Afternoon TEA: Extremist tactics block access to energy and jobs

Did you know? Pipelines provide much-needed access to affordable energy and the economic activity it fuels. However, extremists who oppose energy development are using U.S. courts to stall and block this progress. And, access and affordability aren’t the only things at stake. These tactics cost American jobs when we need them most. A recent study…

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Afternoon TEA: Natural Gas Fueled 1.4 million New Manufacturing Jobs

Did you know? The natural gas industry supports 4.1 million U.S. jobs. But, that isn’t where the jobs end. Historically, American manufacturing jobs grow as natural gas production increases. According to an analysis by Shale Crescent USA, from the mid 1970’s to the early 2000’s, U.S. oil and gas production declined and nearly three million…

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Afternoon TEA: Renewable Energy Means A Pay Cut For Energy Workers

Did you know? A July 2020 study by North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), found that oil and gas jobs “have better wages, benefits and opportunities than renewables projects.” Workers reported that oil and gas jobs were longer-term, resulting in steadier incomes and more consistent benefits. According to one electrician, “With solar, you work your…

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Afternoon TEA: Natural Gas is Affordable American Energy

Did you know? The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality recently denied a key permit for the Mountain Valley Pipeline, effectively blocking expansion. This important pipeline would transport natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica shale regions to Mid and South Atlantic states where demand for natural gas continues to soar. North Carolina has even…

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Afternoon TEA: Natural Gas is Safe and Clean American Energy

Did you know? Natural gas is one of the safest and cleanest sources of American energy. In the last 50 years, gas utilities have added 30 million more residential customers with virtually no increases in emissions. When a gas drilling site is developed, everything from site access to safety is carefully planned and monitored following…

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Afternoon TEA: Green Energy Fueled by Child Labor and “Cancer Villages”

Did you know? According to a recent United Nations report, the rare earth minerals needed to build battery technology for electric vehicles and renewable energy sources, like wind and solar power, are concentrated in only a few countries around the world. This limited availability makes the supply of these minerals extremely vulnerable to political instability,…

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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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