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Energy
November 21, 2019
Research & Commentary: New Report Says Fracking Saved Americans $1.1 Trillion Over Past Decade
Increased Shale Development Led To $900 In Annual Savings To Every American Family
Energy
November 21, 2019
Research & Commentary: Heartland Brief Details Minimal Impact, and Positive Benefits, of Climate Change in Montana
Minimal Impact From On Big Sky Country From Climate Change, Mostly Beneficial
Energy
November 21, 2019
Research & Commentary: Gov. Wolf’s Unilateral Move to Join RGGI Is Regressive, Will Increase Energy Prices in Pennsylvania
There is little evidence to suggest RGGI has reduced CO2 emissions, rather the initiative acts as a regressive tax and is expected to cost Pennsylvania electric generators at least an additional $275 million a year, according to one low estimate.
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Energy
November 19, 2019
Research & Commentary: Study Says Fracking is Saving Families $2,500 Annually, Significantly Lowering Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Increased Shale Development Led To $203 Billion In Annual Savings For American Families
Energy
November 18, 2019
INSIGHTS INTO FUTURE MOBILITY
The number of light duty vehicles on the roads, and vehicle miles traveled, will increase dramatically over the coming decade. Price and cost considerations mean electric vehicles will only make up a small part of that growth.
Energy
October 29, 2019
Trump’s Wrong Turn on Clean Cars: The Effects of Fuel Efficiency Rollbacks on the Climate, Car Companies and California
President Trump was right to freeze the fuel economy increases the Obama administration had put in place, and he's wrong now to rescind that freeze.

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Energy
November 21, 2019
By Tim Benson
Increased Shale Development Led To $900 In Annual Savings To Every American Family
November 21, 2019
By Tim Benson
Minimal Impact From On Big Sky Country From Climate Change, Mostly Beneficial
November 21, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
There is little evidence to suggest RGGI has reduced CO2 emissions, rather the initiative acts as a regressive tax and is expected to cost Pennsylvania electric generators at least an additional $275 million a year, according to one low estimate.
November 19, 2019
By Tim Benson
Increased Shale Development Led To $203 Billion In Annual Savings For American Families
November 18, 2019
By ROBERT C. ARMSTRONG, et al.
The number of light duty vehicles on the roads, and vehicle miles traveled, will increase dramatically over the coming decade. Price and cost considerations mean electric vehicles will only make up a small part of that growth.
October 29, 2019
By Marlo Lewis
President Trump was right to freeze the fuel economy increases the Obama administration had put in place, and he's wrong now to rescind that freeze.
October 15, 2019
By Tim Benson
22 Percent Per Capita Reduction In The Bakken Region
October 11, 2019
By PAIGE LAMBERMONT
The United States has a significant amount of undeveloped hydropower capacity, but state and federal government regulations are the biggest barrier to development.
October 9, 2019
By Respiratory Health Association
Shutting down Illinois nuclear plants could result in unintended harmful health effects and premature deaths from increases in air pollution and higher energy costs.
September 30, 2019
By Tim Benson
Costs Would Be Sizeable, Environmental Benefits Modest Or Negative
September 30, 2019
By Treasury Inspector General For Tax Administration
Thousands of people have falsely claimed electric vehicle tax credits, costing tax payers more than $71 milliion.
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September 19, 2019
By Tim Benson
Over 99.9 Percent Of Over 20,000 Groundwater Samples Come Back Free Of Methane
September 19, 2019
By Tim Benson
Minimal Impact From On The Gem State From Climate Change, Mostly Beneficial
September 13, 2019
By Tim Benson
Do Not Subsidize Expensive “Carbon Capture and Storage” Technologies
September 5, 2019
By James Taylor
This paper provides Idaho-specific climate information to help inform lawmakers so that they can craft the best possible climate-related policies on behalf of the people of Idaho.
August 30, 2019
By Tim Benson
Petroleum Production Jumped 16 Percent In 2018, Natural Gas Production By 12 percent
August 30, 2019
By Various
Current CAFE standards are both expensive and dangerous, and the revisions proposed by the Trump administration will save lives and jobs.
August 29, 2019
By Tim Benson
Push For Broad-Based Adoption Of Electric Vehicles Has Environmental Consequences Of Its Own
August 26, 2019
By Cameron Sholty
Testimony before the Denver City Council Regarding a Proposed Carbon Dioxide Tax
August 22, 2019
By Tim Benson
$43 Million Annual Tax Would Cost Average Small Business $300 In The First Year
August 14, 2019
By Carly Good
Renewable energy subsidies cost the public billions of dollars to produce unreliable energy.
August 9, 2019
By Staff, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has “exceeded” the regulatory reduction goals established by Trump in two executive orders, reducing more regulations per regulation issued in fiscal year 2017 than any other federal agency.
July 30, 2019
By Daniel Turner and Kent Lassman
Examining the costs of the Green New Deal to typical households in five states this study finds the costs could be higher than the average household income.
July 24, 2019
By Kevin Dayaratna, Nick Loris
The energy provisions alone of Green New Deal's "national mobilization," would cost trillions of dollars and result in 5.2 million lost jobs.
July 17, 2019
By Tim Benson
$755 Tax Increase For Each Bay State Household In First Year Alone
July 17, 2019
By Martin Livermore
Substituting biomass for fuel production for fossil fuels harms species and ecosystems, hurts food supplies, and doesn't prevent climate change.
July 15, 2019
By Tim Benson
Brief Argues Grounds For Reversing The Endangerment Finding Are Robust
July 11, 2019
By Andrew Montford
Far from improving the world around us, biomass, hydropower, solar, and even wind power can be highly damaging, killing wildlife and destroying wild lands.
July 8, 2019
By Tim Benson
Decarbonization Of U.S. Economy By 2030 Would Cost American Households At Least $35,000
July 1, 2019
By Joseph Bast
The grounds for reversing the Endangerment Finding are robust, and this action is long overdue.
July 1, 2019
By Nick Loris
Energy trade between the U.S. and Mexico has increased in recent years benefiting both countries but threats by newly elected Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to renegotiate contracts could reverse that.
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July 1, 2019
By Alliance for Wise Energy Decisions
Model legislation for New York townships and cities to protect public health and the environment when siting industrial wind facilities.
June 21, 2019
By Tim Benson
Heartland Brief Exposes Green New Deal’s Environmental Extremism and Authoritarian Socialism
June 12, 2019
By Tim Benson
Tremendously Expensive Proposal Would Devastate U.S. Economy, Cause More Environmental Destruction Than Protection
June 10, 2019
By Grover Norquist, et al.
A carbon tax increases the cost of everything Americans buy and lowers Americans’ effective take home pay.
June 6, 2019
By James Taylor
The tremendously expensive proposal would devastate the U.S. economy and cause more environmental destruction than protection.
June 3, 2019
By Thomas F. Stacy, George S. Taylor
Continuing to operate existing coal, natural gas, hydroelectric, and nuclear plants provides a cheaper source of electricity than replacing them with new plants or renewable sources of power like wind or solar.
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May 29, 2019
By Tim Benson
Oil & Gas Methane Emissions "An Order Of Magnitude Lower" Than Previous Estimates
May 24, 2019
By Tim Benson
Washington County Well Site Does Not Pose Any Acute Or Chronic Health Concerns To Nearby Schools
May 22, 2019
By Bureau of Land Management
Allowing federal coal sales would not materially increase in the overall amount of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.