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July 26, 2016
GOP Issues Blueprint for Tax Reform
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
Energy
January 23, 2017
Study: Fracking Provides Big Benefits to Nearby Communities, Households
A new study concludes communities near sites of hydraulic fracturing, commonly called “fracking,” generally benefit from oil and gas production through the procedure.
Energy
January 19, 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Heartland Institute Experts Comment on Rick Perry Hearing for Energy Secretary
"With Perry at the helm of the Department of Energy, protecting the nation’s energy security – rather than fighting the hobgoblin of human-caused climate change – should once again become the prime goal of the department" - H. Sterling Burnett
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Environment
January 18, 2017
PRESS RELEASE: Heartland Institute Experts Voice Support for Scott Pruitt as EPA Administrator
"None can be placed in a position superior to Scott Pruitt, President-elect Trump’s choice to manage the U.S. EPA and return it to the level of excellence intended for it on behalf of the American people." - Jay Lehr
Climate Change
January 18, 2017
Saskatchewan Premier Rejects Carbon Tax
At the federal-provincial summit meeting in December 2016, Manitoba and Saskatchewan rejected Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau's carbon pricing scheme.
Energy
January 17, 2017
Utah Counties Sue Federal Government Over Coal Lease Moratorium
Two Utah counties sued the federal government to overturn its coal mining lease moratorium on Federal lands.

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Energy
January 23, 2017
By Tim Benson
A new study concludes communities near sites of hydraulic fracturing, commonly called “fracking,” generally benefit from oil and gas production through the procedure.
January 19, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett, Richard J. Trzupek, Isaac Orr
"With Perry at the helm of the Department of Energy, protecting the nation’s energy security – rather than fighting the hobgoblin of human-caused climate change – should once again become the prime goal of the department" - H. Sterling Burnett
January 18, 2017
By Jay Lehr, H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, James H. Rust
"None can be placed in a position superior to Scott Pruitt, President-elect Trump’s choice to manage the U.S. EPA and return it to the level of excellence intended for it on behalf of the American people." - Jay Lehr
January 18, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
At the federal-provincial summit meeting in December 2016, Manitoba and Saskatchewan rejected Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau's carbon pricing scheme.
January 17, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
Two Utah counties sued the federal government to overturn its coal mining lease moratorium on Federal lands.
January 17, 2017
By Bette Grande
There were no protests when DAPL was buried under the Missouri River near Williston. Neil Young did not show up to protect the citizens of Williston. Leonardo DiCaprio didn’t bother to leave his yacht.
January 13, 2017
By Tim Benson, Isaac Orr, Bette Grande
" EPA’s decision to implement them now is nothing more than an obvious bad-faith attempt to throw up as many hurdles to the incoming administration as possible." - Isaac Orr
January 12, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett, Isaac Orr, Tim Benson
“A ban on fracking in Maryland would be based on scary stories, not on science.” - Isaac Orr
January 12, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
A new paper says U.S. oil and gas production may be on the verge of significantly expanding, after months of decline due to low oil prices.
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January 11, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
In the waning days of his presidency, Barack Obama designated two new national monuments, preventing a variety of uses on 1.65 million acres of land in Nevada and Utah.