Venue Menu: Sierra Club Attempt to Venue Shop on Alberta Clipper Lawsuit Struck Down in Federal Court

CA Federal Judge Reassigns Frivolous Case to Minn. Where Alberta Clipper Stands to Create Jobs, Spur Economic Growth The San Francisco-based Sierra Club – along with its anti-energy allies, including EarthJustice – has placed the Alberta Clipper pipeline project squarely in its legal crosshairs. These groups, which oppose the safe and responsible development and use of traditional energy forms, such …

Wisconsin Consumers Soundly Reject Job-Killing LCFS Proposal

WVU Prof. Warns an LCFS Would “Jeopardize National Security” Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC), an association with “nearly 4,000 members that include both large and small manufacturers, service companies, local chambers of commerce and specialized trade associations,” released scientific public opinion research data on several energy proposals today, including a low carbon fuel standard (LCFS). Because an LCFS would increase …

CEA Continues Fact-Based LCFS Offensive

Just weeks into its nationwide educational campaign highlighting the threat posed by a federal, one-size-fits-all low carbon fuel standard (LCFS) to American consumers, Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) continue to pound the pavement, ensuring that common myths about North American oil sands are countered, and that Americans have the facts they deserve. Last week, a column appeared in the Boston Globe …

ICYMI: CEA in DC Examiner: Why are we conceding Canadian oil to China?

Does Canadian oil have more carbon in it than oil from the Middle East? No. Does gasoline derived from Canadian oil emit more carbon dioxide than gasoline from Middle East oil? Nope. But none of that matters: Under an LCFS, ‘heavy’ oils – wherever they come from – get the boot, and light oils – no matter how unstable their …

Canadian Energy Under Attack in Washington, In China’s Crosshairs

Proposals are being advanced in Washington – with the not-so-implicit backing of President Obama – that would effectively halt safe, secure, affordable, reliable and much-needed Canadian energy supplies from reaching American consumers. Coined a low-carbon fuel standard, or LCFS, such a one-size-fits-all regime would block secure sources of North American energy from entering the US market. Proponents claim an LCFS …

Back to School: CEA Asks NSC to Study Security Risks Associated with an LCFS

The non-partisan Consumer Energy Alliance, with its nearly 200,000 grassroots supporters and more than 120 affiliates, firmly believes – as independent studies have shown – that a national, one-size-fits-all low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) will be damaging for American consumers, our struggling workforce, and our national security. Under an LCFS, more carbon intensive energy forms, such as affordable, available, and reliable …

CEA Asks National Security Advisor to Analyze Security Risks of a Low-Carbon Fuel Standard

Letter to Gen. Jones comes on heels of China’s $1.7 billion investment in two Alberta oil sands projects, State Department approval of Alberta Clipper HOUSTON – How could the passage of a Low-Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) in Washington adversely impact U.S. security, all while costing American workers thousands of high-wage jobs and billions in lost revenue? That’s the question Consumer …

Talkin’ to Truckers on “The Open Road”

David Holt, president of Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), recently joined Dave Nemo on his radio show “The Open Road” to discuss the energy, national security and economic problems associated with low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) proposals under consideration in Washington. In case you missed it, here are some of the key takeaways from Holt’s interview: On the Reality of an LCFS …

North American Energy > OPEC

This week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper traveled to Washington to meet with President Obama and congressional leaders on Capitol Hill. CEA’s David Holt, who released this statement about yesterday’s meeting, was quoted in today’s Globe and Mail: “Canada is among our most important economic and strategic partners and a critical supplier of secure, affordable energy to American consumers; indeed, we …