Energy Independence: Mission Accomplished

Under President Trump’s leadership, the U.S. finally achieved energy independence. By Richard McCarty In the 1970s, America saw what happens when a country is dependent upon unfriendly countries for oil. Prices skyrocketed, gas was rationed, and drivers still had to sit in long lines to get gas. […]


EPA should reduce or waive Renewable Fuel Standard in 2020 because of Covid and low demand

By Rick Manning The Environmental Protection Agency this year set the Renewable Fuel Standard quota to 15 billion gallons conventional biofuel be blended into the nation’s fuel supply, including ethanol and biodiesel. The way it works is refiners and importers that meet up to the quota are awarded Renewable Identification Numbers (RINS) credits from the EPA, […]


A Trump Two-For-One: Creating Jobs, Protecting National Security

Executive Action Aims to Reduce Dependence on Chinese Resources By Catherine Mortensen President Donald Trump has made it clear, with or without the help of Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats, he is moving forward with his promise to put America first. The latest example is in […]


Biden’s Green New Deal Trojan Horse

By Catherine Mortensen Among the many strange moments at the first presidential debate of 2020 on Sept. 29, perhaps the strangest of all was Joe Biden’s flip-flop on the Green New Deal. On the one hand, he said, “The Green New Deal will pay for itself,” but […]


Is corn ethanol still necessary?

By Rick Manning With the election around the corner, the D.C. swamp is hard at work.  Various special interests are trying to make their pet issue look like an election asset or liability.  One interest group working overtime is the biofuel lobby.  The federal Renewable Fuel Standard […]


Say No to Biden’s Dim Bulb Energy Schemes

By Catherine Mortensen President Donald Trump’s energy policies have created an America that is energy independent for the first time in 60 years. That means we produce more energy than we consume. As a result, the price we pay now at the pump and to heat our […]


Conservative groups rally to save Pebble Mine

By Catherine Mortensen Americans for Limited Government, along with 65 other conservative groups, sent a letter to President Trump this week urging him not to allow political meddling in the permitting process for the Pebble Mine in Alaska. Just hours after sending the letter of support for the […]


Russia, China Locking up America’s Natural Resources

By Catherine Mortensen At the height of the Great Depression, my great-grandfather and his two sons left their tiny Northern New Mexico village in search of economic opportunity. All three men found work at the massive open pit Bingham Copper Mine just west of Salt Lake City. […]


Biden’s Green New Deal will end fracking, make America beholden to China

By Robert Romano Former Vice President Joe Biden is promising to implement the Green New Deal, setting a national target for 2035 to cut carbon emissions in half in a move that would end the fossil fuel industry for transportation and electricity as we know it. That means […]


Chinese market meddling in Pebble Mine threatens national security

By Catherine Mortensen One of America’s foremost energy experts is raising alarms over China’s latest meddling in U.S. mineral production. Dan Kish, a distinguished Senior Fellow at the Institute for Energy Research, says the attempt by a dubious Chinese investment firm to undermine Alaska’s Pebble Mine is one of […]

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