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Energy
September 19, 2019
Research & Commentary: Another Groundwater Study Shows the Safety of Fracking in Pennsylvania
Over 99.9 Percent Of Over 20,000 Groundwater Samples Come Back Free Of Methane
Environment
September 19, 2019
Research & Commentary: Heartland Brief Details the Minimal Impact, and Positive Benefits, of Climate Change on Idaho
Minimal Impact From On The Gem State From Climate Change, Mostly Beneficial
Energy
September 13, 2019
Policy Tip Sheet: Do Not Subsidize Expensive “Carbon Capture and Storage” Technologies
Do Not Subsidize Expensive “Carbon Capture and Storage” Technologies
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Climate Change
September 5, 2019
Policy Brief: Climate Change and Idaho: A Scientific Assessment
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.
Energy
August 30, 2019
Research & Commentary: Fracking Has Turned U.S. into Global Leader in Petroleum and Natural Gas Production
Petroleum Production Jumped 16 Percent In 2018, Natural Gas Production By 12 percent
Energy
August 30, 2019
Conservatives Support the Revised Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards
Current CAFE standards are both expensive and dangerous, and the revisions proposed by the Trump administration will save lives and jobs.

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Energy
April 17, 2019
By Marlo Lewis
The Competitive Enterprise Institute strongly supports EPA’s proposed determination that regulating coal- and oil-fired power plants under Section 112 of the Clean Air Act is not appropriate.
April 17, 2019
Renewable portfolio standards cost more than expected and deliver little emission reductions and at high costs.
April 16, 2019
Big Green, Inc. : The Money Fueling the Environmental Left
April 12, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
President Donald Trump signed two executive orders that will fast-track new oil and gas pipelines. This positive development will boost the nation's energy independence, national security, and economy.
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April 12, 2019
By Tim Benson
Since 1970 Airborne Pollutants Have Declined 73 Percent While GDP Has Increased 262 Percent
April 10, 2019
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Proposed carbon dioxide regulations in Virginia will impact the price of electricity in other states within the PJM interconnection.
April 9, 2019
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Proposal would put burdensome regulatory measures onto Bakken producers infringing on interstate trade
April 4, 2019
By Tim Benson
Nuclear Would Receive $500 Annual Bailout, Be Included In Pennsylvania's Renewable Mandate
April 3, 2019
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Myron Ebell
"As Acting Secretary and Deputy Interior Secretary, Mr. Bernhardt has played a key role in the Trump administration’s sound stewardship of federal lands."
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March 27, 2019
By Tim Benson
Testimony Before the Illinois Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee Regarding the Clean Energy Jobs Act
March 26, 2019
By Mark Mills
Hydrocarbons collectively supply 84 percent of the world’s energy, and the belief that we can replace them with non-carbon dioxide emitting technologies in a short time period is pure wish fulfillment, a form of "magical thinking."
March 25, 2019
By Tim Benson
Gasoline Prices Could Rise By 34 Cents Per Gallon To Meet Program Emissions Goals
March 19, 2019
By Isaac Orr
Renewable energy mandates cost ratepayers and taxpayers money, and increasing Minnesota's renewable power mandate will increase costs but not improve reliability.
March 19, 2019
By Tim Benson
Bills Would Set Up A 100 Percent Mandate By 2050
March 18, 2019
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Myron Ebell
Mr. President, you have made a number of comments in recent years expressing doubts about the global warming consensus. Many of the signers of this letter have been similarly skeptical.
March 15, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
A new Heartland Institute Policy Brief debunks the myth that global warming threatens American economic production and national security.
March 15, 2019
By Tim Benson
Bills Would Set Up An 80 Percent Mandate By 2035
March 13, 2019
By Tim Benson
No Need To Fear Fracking In The Beaver State
March 13, 2019
By Tim Benson
Testimony before the Oregon Joint Committee on Carbon Reduction Regarding Cap-and-Trade
March 12, 2019
By Tim Benson
Proposal Would Be De Facto Moratorium On All New Drilling Activity
March 7, 2019
By H. Sterling Burnett
Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett testified before the U.S. House Water Oceans and Wildlife Subcommittee regarding the purported threat a comprehensive survey of the U.S. Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf might pose to the North Atlantic Right whale.
March 5, 2019
By James Taylor
A review of all risk factors reveals that imposing carbon dioxide restrictions on the U.S. economy would diminish, rather than enhance, American military preparedness.
March 5, 2019
By Tim Benson
Cap-And-Trade Programs Do Little To Reduce Emissions, Act As Regressive Tax
February 28, 2019
By Tim Benson
Proposals Would Cap At $40, $50 Per Ton, Respectively
February 27, 2019
By Tim Benson
Cap-And-Trade Programs Do Little To Reduce Emissions, Act As Regressive Tax
February 26, 2019
By Tim Benson
Proposal Would Ban All New Fracking Permits Until June 2023
February 25, 2019
By Douglas Holtz-Eakin, et al.
The sweeping policy proposals contained in the Green New Deal, and the industrial mobilization it would require could cost upwards of $93 trillion.
February 21, 2019
By Tim Benson
There Is No Scientific Justification For Banning Of Fossil-Fuel Development In Connecticut
February 19, 2019
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
"Wheeler is supremely qualified to continue the outstanding record of accomplishment at the EPA under President Trump."
February 15, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
Carbon dioxide taxes and renewable energy mandates result in higher electricity bills for ratepayers. Lawmakers should reject taxes and mandates to boost renewables and suppress fossil fuels.
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February 15, 2019
By Tim Benson
State Utilities Would Be Forced To Generate 80 Percent Of Electricity From Renewable Sources By 2045
February 13, 2019
By Tim Benson
Proposals Would Set Up A 100 Percent Renewable Energy Mandate & A $20 Per Ton Carbon-Dioxide Tax
February 12, 2019
By Explore Offshore Coalition
Argues U.S. Department of the Interior should pursue opportunities to develop oil and gas in federal waters off Virginia's coasts.
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February 12, 2019
By Robert Lyman
This study exposes how Canadian environmental groups have taken actions and supported position which harm Canada's energy security.
February 11, 2019
By Tim Benson
Multiple Proposals Introduced Ranging From $6.25 Per Ton To $55 Per Ton
February 11, 2019
By Tim Benson
Tax Would Begin At $10 Per Ton, Increase by $1 Per Ton Each Year
February 8, 2019
By Staff
The idea that the United States could get its entire energy supply from renewable sources only is a dangerous myth.
February 7, 2019
By U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and U.S. Sen Edward Markey
Resolution introduced in the United States Congress by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) on February 7, 2019
February 6, 2019
By Tim Benson
Proposals Would Set Up A 100 Percent Renewable Energy Mandate & A $15 Per Ton Carbon-Dioxide Tax