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State’s participation in RGGI would produce staggering economic impacts, testifiers say

Pennsylvania’s proposed participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a multi-state compact designed to enact a carbon tax on energy producers, would nearly quadruple new electricity costs for consumers, according to newly released state data. Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) Director Matthew Knittel on Tuesday told state legislators that Pennsylvania energy generators could spend upwards …

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CASTOR: The Key to Unlocking Our Country’s Energy Bounty Can be Found in the Keystone State

While Texas and the other Gulf States often dominate the narrative around energy production, one of the most vital locations for domestic energy production lies in the mid-Atlantic region. Pennsylvania is home to an enormous amount of natural resources that are integral to the energy supply of our country. Despite being one of the top …

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Independent office’s report confirms woes in Pennsylvania joining RGGI

(The Center Square) – At a joint Senate hearing Tuesday on the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a report from the Independent Fiscal Office solidified Republican opposition to the plan that would tax CO2 emissions. The IFO’s assessment of the Department of Environmental Protection’s model for Pennsylvania to join RGGI noted that higher prices would cost …

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Natural gas ‘large part’ of solution to climate goals, industry leader says

Wyoming producer says there are misconceptions about natural gas   A leading supplier of natural gas in Wyoming told Fox News there are misconceptions about the fossil fuel that powers everything from cell phones to electric cars. “The single largest misconception about natural gas is that we can’t do it clean,” Jonah Energy Vice President Paul Ulrich …

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Energy industry tells lawmakers natural gas vital to Pa., U.S.

Representatives from the state’s oil, gas and manufacturing industries told a Pennsylvania House of Representatives hearing that expansion of energy production was critical to keeping the United States free from foreign entanglements and pressure caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as well as the Covid-19 pandemic. “Reshoring and manufacturing and reconsidering global supply chains have …

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The Biden administration should lift regulations on oil and gas production | Opinion

By Earl Baker Biden administration spokesperson Jen Psaki has been assigned the unenviable task of fronting for the Biden Administration’s logic defying positions on energy. Whether or not she believes the talking points she is spouting is one thing, but her recent analysis on how the United States should best respond to the energy shocks …

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Only America can ensure global energy security

Several weeks ago, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its annual energy outlook, concluding — not surprisingly — that America’s energy consumption will continue to increase through 2050. Though renewable energy is projected to be the fastest-growing energy source, petroleum and natural gas will continue to represent the lion’s share of energy consumption for at …

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Business coalition poll says Pennsylvanians support maintaining natural gas as energy source

Energy policy has become a big issue in this year’s political races, as gas prices have risen significantly and questions have arisen about how America produces oil and gas. Pennsylvania is the second-largest producer of natural gas in the country, and a new poll from the business coalition Pittsburgh Works Together suggests that Pennsylvanians want to keep it …

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Natural Gas: Essential for American’s Cleaner Energy Future

Across the country, the natural gas industry is playing a pivotal role in achieving our clean energy goals today, and is committed to making further progress. The industry is investing $95 million every day on energy efficiency and upgrades to infrastructure that will continue to unlock innovative solutions to meet our environmental goals. These investments …

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