ICYMI: MN Radio on Alberta Clipper: “On a scale of one to 10, this project is a 12”

Business, unions laud energy project “So this pipeline coming along at this time of the year for these guys is just one heck of a shot in the arm,” Dan Kingsley, a representative of the equipment operators union based in Virginia, Minn., said. “For those businesses that have kind of been on the fence, now they’re seeing a big swing …

Dear Mr. President

5 Questions Stephen Harper Might Want to Ask President Obama at the White House Today Today, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will meet with President Obama at the White House to discuss ways in which our nations can build on the strong economic and strategic relationship we have in place, and help one another emerge from the current economic downturn …

Greenpeace’s War on Reality

Group hopes release of “new” report filled with tired, old invective on the Canadian oil sands impacts LCFS policy debate in Washington Though they may be separated by a border and an acronym, activists pushing for a Low-Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) in the United States and those working to end the development of the oil sands in Canada are fighting …

‘Hero of the Taxpayers’ Working to Raise Energy Taxes in the Form of an LCFS

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander has a long record of fighting for American taxpayers. In fact, on his website, under “The Senator’s Awards,” he lists several accolades from the Americans for Tax Reform (ATR). The title is called the “Hero of the Taxpayer,” and it is awarded to members of Congress that gain high marks from ATR by supporting legislation that …

Bait-and-Switch in Mich

New interest group report claims an LCFS in Michigan would create jobs, revenue and security – all by making the fuel Michiganders rely on today scarcer, more expensive and less reliable Earlier this week, an Ann Arbor-based environmental group known as the Ecology Center released a 52-page position paper detailing the ways in which the imposition of a Low-Carbon Fuel …

Gettin’ the Facts Out

Recently, Michael Whatley – vice president of Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) and a leading low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) expert – joined Jim Bohannon on his radio show to discuss the energy, national security and economic problems associated with an LCFS. In case you missed it, here are some of the key take-aways from Whatley’s interview: On the Constant of Gasoline …

Big Sky in Big Trouble under LCFS

If you have a minute or two to look through today’s final edition of the Billings Gazette, you won’t be disappointed. Under the headline “Ad blitz warns of higher fuel prices in wake of proposed carbon caps,” Gazette reporter Tom Lutey writes about the television and radio advertisements produced by CEA in Montana to educate folks across that state about …

TN, DC Op-Eds Separate Fact From Fiction on LCFS

Separate columns in The Washington Times today and The Tennessean this weekend put forth a compelling case – from two very different perspectives —  why the imposition of one-size-fits-all low-carbon fuel standard (LCFS) would be an economic coup de grâce for American consumers, and just a plain old coup for overseas, unstable energy producers. Appearing in today’s Washington Times, David …

Dispatches from the Heartland

Sure, a nationwide Low-Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) imposed on high from Washington would be bad news for the entire nation – at least for the parts of the country where people heat their homes, drive to work, and, as of today, have the luxury of having a place at which to work. But for some parts of the country, the …