June 3, 2023 | Press Releases

GAIN Statement on Permitting Reform in Debt Ceiling Legislation

Today, President Biden signed the Fiscal Responsibility Act (FRA), increasing the federal debt limit after weeks of deliberation and discussion. During negotiations, Democrats and Republicans came to agreements on numerous topics, including spending limits, work requirements, and energy. Included in the Fiscal Responsibility Act are important reforms to our onerous infrastructure permitting process that has […]

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May 26, 2023 | Blog

Spider Marks: DOE needs to recognize importance of US energy to national security

Writing in the Hammond Daily Star, retired Major General James ‘Spider’ Marks asked the simple question, “why does this administration want to put our national security energy posture at risk?” The U.S. has helped stabilize our allies in Europe’s energy security after a volatile year following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. However, their decoupling from Russia’s […]

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May 25, 2023 | Blog

Craig Stevens: Energy Security Requires Collaboration

An all-of-the-above approach to energy in this country will be the safest and most secure version of diversification for our nation’s future. Writing in the Grand Forks Herald, Craig Stevens, spokesman for GAIN and former senior adviser to U.S. Energy Secretary Sam Bodman, recognizes that the only way this becomes a reality is through collaboration […]

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May 24, 2023 | Blog

U.S. House Votes Down Biden’s Extreme Emissions Regulations

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to overturn the proposed emissions standards for heavy-duty trucks put forward by the Biden Administration that were 80% more strict than previous standards. Since a bipartisan majority in the Senate approved the same measure in April, this legislation is only one presidential signature away from becoming law. Unfortunately, […]

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May 19, 2023 | Blog

New York State Natural Gas Measure sets up Legal Showdown

Included in New York governor Kathy Hochul’s $229 billion fiscal year budget is a measure that would prohibit natural gas and other fossil fuel hookups in new residential buildings and some new commercial buildings. According to the Wall Street Journal, “the measure would go into effect in 2026 for buildings seven stories and under and […]

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