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Obama’s Oil Switch

‘We absolutely need safe, responsible oil production here in America,” President Obama said during a speech last week in Miami. “That’s why,” in the midst of increasingly troubling warnings about record-high summer gas pri…

Our Top Five Stalled Energy Projects

In 2010, as a direct result of environmental concerns, NIMBY activism, and a sluggish permit-granting process, there were 351 energy projects that were being delayed, postponed, or outright terminated. This is according to a study published by the Cham…

ANWR: Our Frozen Energy Debate

Confronted with an energy shortage, Congress debates opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for drilling. Senator Maria Cantwell (D., Wash.) argues that “oil extracted from the wildlife refuge wouldn’t reach refineries for seven to ten…

Obama’s Potholed Budget

‘America is one big pothole.” This is how Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood describes the state of America’s infrastructure. He’s not alone in his hyperbole.
In his State of the Union address, the president lamented that &ldqu…