500,000 miles of pipelines crisscross the United States. That may seem like a lot of pipeline capacity, but we actually need more. A lo... Read More
America now occupies a position of energy leadership that was unthinkable a short time ago. These developments are strengthening America's energy and economic security and benefiting tens of millions of individuals. With both American and world energy demand expected to increase in the future, the continued availability of the full range of Americas energy resources will continue to grow in importance.
The EPA has stated its intent to revise the existing standard of 75 parts per billion (ppb) to 65-70 ppb. And the current standard, the most stringent standard ever, has not even been implemented yet. Emissions are as low as they have been in decades and air quality continues to improve. The EPA should abandon plans to tighten the NAAQS for ground-level ozone because the cost to implement could crush the manufacturing comeback by removing our nations energy advantage.
Hydraulic fracturing is a means of extracting oil and natural gas from shale formations It is a proven technology that has been used since the 1940s in more than 1 million wells in the United States to help produce oil and natural gas.
Sound regulations protect human health and the environment, while promoting economic development. Unfortunately, some regulations are not only harmful to the economy but also unnecessary for environmental protection.
America's energy boom provides a unique opportunity for the U.S to create even more jobs, and save energy, for Americans by updating our nation's energy infrastructure.