Energy & Environment

Preserve PILT for people and parks

In this National Park Service centennial year, we are reminded of how many Americans and foreign tourists want to “find their park” in these iconic places.

Yet, preserving nature’s grandeur in National Parks and other federal lands has...

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Dakota Access Pipeline must not be built

The desecration we feared for months came to pass this weekend. 

Since April, citizens of my Tribe, the Standing Rock Sioux, have camped on the edge of our reservation to protect our ground, water and sacred sites. 
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A great week for America’s wildlife

The Obama Administration has made major strides this week to protect our nation’s at-risk wildlife. It comes at a critical time, as the Endangered Species Act is faced with what seems like a constant onslaught of lawsuits, legislative threats and...

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The problem with natural gas: methane emissions

The largest methane leak in the nation’s history began last October in an underground natural gas storage facility in California’s Aliso Canyon. When it was all said and done, experts said that 110,000 tons of methane had leaked into the...

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LNG legislative endgame nears

Congress is currently on an extended summer break, which lasts through Labor Day, Sept. 5. This hiatus provides an opportune opportunity to reflect upon where the LNG exports legislation stands before the 114th Congress enters the legislative “...

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The golden age of natural gas

U.S. carbon emissions from power plants have fallen to 25-year lows.  No country is reducing its emissions faster.  Remarkably, we are doing this  while still growing our economy.  In fact, wholesale electricity prices have...

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