May 26, 2020 | Blog

Taxpayers and Policymakers Must Continue to Be Disciplined Arbiters of American Energy

Morning Consult recently published an op-ed from GAIN spokesman Craig Stevens regarding the latest challenges facing the energy industry in light of the coronavirus pandemic. A number of potential options have been discussed to help mitigate such challenges – including industry “bail outs.” However, Stevens argues that the free market is the best arbiter for […]

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May 22, 2020 | Blog

Tribes Call for DAPL to be shut down, despite significant disruptive consequences

The Standing Rock Sioux and several other tribes this week filed a brief with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia calling for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to be shut down while the project undergoes additional environmental review, which could take a year or more. This comes after a federal judge ruled […]

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May 21, 2020 | Blog

Letter to the Editor: New natural gas projects are a boon for North Dakota’s economy and environment

The Williston Herald recently published a letter to the editor from GAIN spokesman Craig Stevens recognizing the North Dakota PSC’s approval of a new natural gas processing facility and gathering line near Williston, ND. As Stevens’ letter emphasizes, this energy infrastructure investment will be key to capturing excess natural gas produced during oil drilling that […]

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May 20, 2020 | Press Releases

Democrats Put Politics Before Energy Security with Anti-DAPL Brief

Three dozen House and Senate Democrats today filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to halt operations of the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline after a federal judge ruled in March the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must conduct additional environmental review on the pipeline. The brief comes […]

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May 19, 2020 | Blog

On the Campaign Trail, Biden Puts Politics Before Energy Security

In an unsurprising announcement this week, Joe Biden’s campaign revealed he plans to rescind the Keystone XL pipeline permit if elected president. The statement from Biden’s campaign is the first that specifically addresses how Biden would handle the project. Pulling the permit would reverse action taken by President Donald Trump, who shortly after entering the […]

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