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EPA’s Disastrous “Clean Power Plan” Rule Moves Forward

by Nan Swift / /

Later today, President Obama is expected to unveil the final version of the "Clean Power Plan" – a set of draconian new regulations administered by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which would increase energy costs and force an estimated 150,0
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NTU Urges EPA to Lower Ethanol Mandate

by Pete Sepp / /

On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write to express our concerns regarding the recently issued "Standards for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Program for 2014, 2015, and 2016." Though long overdue, the Environmental Protection
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Job Loss, Rising Energy Costs Won’t Deter EPA & Friends

by Douglas Kellogg / /

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been making and implementing onerous rules for decades – it's what they do. Fortunately, the agency's recent, and especially alarming regulatory assault on coal power is finally earning a rebuke from oth
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Supreme Court Blocks Draconian Utility MACT Rule

by Nan Swift / /

Today, the Supreme Court sided with the State of Michigan and overturned the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Mercury and Air Toxics rule. The regulatory scheme is more commonly referred to as the Utility MACT Rule, short for "Utility Maximum Achie
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NTU Vote Alert: "Yes" on the "Ratepayer Protection Act," H.R. 2042

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote "YES" on H.R. 2042, the "Ratepayer Protection Act." This legislation would provide recourse to states and consumers harmed by the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) "Clean Power Plan" rule, which would increase e
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Support ESPCs: Taxpayers Know a Good Deal When They See It!

by Pete Sepp / /

On behalf of National Taxpayers Union's (NTU's) many thousands of members throughout the nation, I urge you to lend your maximum support for the deployment of Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) throughout the federal government, as well as for b
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NTU Joins Broad Coalition In Support of Quigley Amendment to Energy and Water Appropriations Bill

by Nan Swift / /

We are writing to urge your support of the Quigley Amendment to the Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations Act, H.R. 2028. This amendment would save taxpayers $167 million by maintaining the acquisition schedule for the nuclear-armed cruise miss
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NTU Endorses "Ratepayer Protection Act"

by Nan Swift / /

On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write in strong support of the "Ratepayer Protection Act." This legislation would provide recourse to states and consumers harmed by the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) "Clean Power Pla
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Coalition to North Carolina Legislature: Repeal the Renewable Portfolio Standard

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The North Carolina General Assembly is considering a proposal to cap and end the current renewable portfolio standards (RPS) mandate in North Carolina. As you are aware, in 2007 the General Assembly adopted Senate Bill 3, which had an RPS mandate requirin
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NTU Endorses the “American Energy Renaissance Act.”

by Nan Swift / /

On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write to endorse the "American Energy Renaissance Act," S. 791 and H.R. 1487 in the Senate and House, respectively. This legislation would spur economic growth and job creation by creating a pa
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