Renewable Energy Industry Seeks to Scam Public During Health Crisis

American
Energy Alliance

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Bring on the green eggs and scam! That’s just what we need to fight the Wuhan Corona Virus! So say the renewable energy industry government rent-seekers.

A coalition of House Democrats, environmental advocacy groups, and renewable energy trade associations are looking to take advantage of the economic slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic by sneaking several renewable energy tax credits into an economic stimulus bill.

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Plastic Politics Looking Ever More Ridiculous with Corona Virus

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The meaningless green moralizing connected with plastic politics is looking ever more ridiculous in the face of a real crisis; the Wuhan Corona Virus.

The Canadian government intends to designate plastics as toxic substances, which will allow them the authority to regulate and limit certain products. France prohibited single-use plastic plates, cups, and cutlery starting January 1, and England is enacting restrictions on plastic straws and stirrers beginning in April. Countries in Africa, Asia, and Europe either have bans on plastic bags or tax their usage.

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HB 1100 Tax Credit Legislation Advocated by Trades, Opposed by Wolf

think about energyRick Hiduk
Managing Editor of EndlessMtnLifestyles.com

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Tom Wolf is facing incredible pressure from the trades to not oppose HB 1100, the package of jobs bills he’s told enviros he’ll veto on their behalf.

A large rally and press conference held in Wilkes-Barre on March 10 in support of House Bill 1100 was also being followed closely by lawmakers and leaders of commerce and industry in the Endless Mountains. The legislation, which has now passed in the Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives by impressive margins would provide a tax credit for large corporations to build petrochemical plants to make use of the abundant natural gas produced in the state.

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McKibben Goes Over the Edge for His Rockefeller Benefactors

energy futuresRobert Bradley, Jr.
Founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy Research
Principal, MasterResource: A Free-Market Energy Blog
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Bill McKibben, the Rockefeller stooge, is at it again; fomenting crisis at every opportunity to push forward the special interest agenda of American gentry.

“Welcome to the Climate Crisis Newsletter,” featuring Bill McKibben, states the New Yorker. The new feature from the glassy-eyed, fringe fossil-fuel critic is the latest example of foregone scholarship. Continue reading

FirstEnergy Ripping Off Electric Consumers with Big Government Bailouts!

Jim Willis
Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN)

 

Once the subsidy cow was led into the energy milking parlor by Big Green, it was inevitable others (e.g. FirstEnergy) would want to suck on the public teat.

Electric power generator FirstEnergy (now called Energy Harbor Corp.) pulled off what we consider the biggest case of deception in the history of Ohio by pressuring Ohio legislators and a RINO governor to sign into law a bill to force Ohio residents to pay the company $1 billion so it can keep open two uneconomic/failing nuclear power plants.

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Green New Deal Fanatics Have No Concept of What They Propose

global warmingPaul Driessen
Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow

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Green New Deal fanatics are proposing something that is literally impossible and even if it were achievable would destructive of life as we know it.

Berkeley, CA, Takoma Park, MD and other cities; California, Connecticut, New York, Virginia and other states; Germany, England and other countries; the European Union – all plan to banish oil and natural gas within 10, 20 or 30 years. A number of US states have joined Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiatives and proudly say We Are Still Inthe Paris climate treaty, no matter what President Trump says or does.

How exactly will these Green New Deal fanatics and politicians make this happen? Where do they plan to get the turbines, panels and batteries? The raw materials to manufacture them? How do they plan to function as modern societies with pricey, erratic energy and frequent power disruptions?

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California Gas Bans Ensure Less Choice and Ever Higher Prices

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California’s gas bans are yet another choice-depriving, price-raising policy intended to force consumers into buying into the politics of extremists.

Six local governments in California are allowed by state regulators to limit the use of natural gas in many new buildings, encouraging the installation of all-electric appliances (including HVAC systems). These natural gas bans are scheduled to take effect in January. Berkeley was the first city to pass a ban on natural gas appliances in new homes. Now, the cities of San Jose, Menlo Park, San Mateo, West Hollywood and Santa Monica, and Marin County will ban or limit gas appliances in many new buildings. Where natural gas is still allowed, the local governments may require new construction to be more energy-efficient than the state requires.

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Shale Gas News – March 14, 2020

Bill desRosiers
External Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas

The Shale Gas News, heard every Saturday at 10 AM on 94.3 FM, 1510 AM, 1600 AM, 104.1 FM and Sundays on YesFM, talked about Shale Cracker jobs, the oil price war, Bernie vs Joe on fracking and much more last week.

The Shale Gas News has grown again to the Williamsport area on stations WEJS 1600 AM & 104.1 FM. The Shale Gas News is now broadcasting in Bradford, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Luzerne, Lycoming, Pike, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga and Wayne Counties, as well as in greater central PA and now the Williamsport area. The Shale Gas News is aired on Saturday or Sunday depending on the station.

Every Saturday Rusty Fender, Matt Henderson and I host a morning radio show to discuss all things natural gas.This week, as a guest, we had Colin Grabow, policy analyst at the Cato Institute’s Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies

There was a press conference for House Bill 1100 at the Capital this past week. Senator John Yudichak spoke and we played his testimony.

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Regulatory Assistance Project Is Another Front for Green Special Interests

NIMBYismRoger Caiazza
Independent Researcher and Publisher,
Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York

The Regulatory Assistance Project is pushing for electric vehicles and other green scams being advanced by special interests seeking out government rent.

The Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) is an” independent, non-partisan, non-governmental organization dedicated to accelerating the transition to a clean, reliable, and efficient energy future.” This post addresses their “Roadmap for Electric Transportation”.

I have run into the Regulatory Assistance Project policy recommendations before. Staff are “former utility and environmental regulators, industry executives, system operators, and other policymakers and officials with extensive experience in the power sector.” After seeing this I wondered who supports their work and could find nothing on their web page. Mark Krebs looked into the Regulatory Assistance Project and concluded that RAP is effective and well funded but could not find any specifics who funds their work. He suspects and I agree that “RAP is now being funded by the usual climate fear mongers, such as the Pew Charitable Trust, the Hewlett Foundation, etc.”

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Ag Day Showcases Role of Gas Industry in Supporting Farming

Bill desRosiers
External Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas

Agriculture has benefited tremendously from natural gas development and Susquehanna County Ag Day showcased that help with milk shakes all around.

Susquehanna County Ag Day 2020 was one for the books.

With one of the largest crowds organizers have seen in years, Penn State Extension estimated more than 800 people attended along with nearly 80 vendor organizations supporting agriculture in the region.

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