Good News from Paris

Western Energy Alliance applauds President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord. The unratified treaty conflicted with the administration’s plans to increase American development of the energy that actually powers the country

Who Knew a Coal Seam Could Be So Newsworthy?

On the last day of March, BLM replaced the banner picture on its home page with a picture of an 80-foot coal seam at the North Antelope Rochelle mine. The response was illustrative of how the media and public are conditioned to believe that public land agencies are about conservation and not about multiple uses like energy development, mining, ranching, and timber.

A Surprise Trump Visit

McAda Fluids and Heating Services' massive "Make America Great Again" sign drew an unexpected visitor - Eric Trump. The unprompted moment gave them the chance to share the important role of a family-run services company.

Obama Caves on DAPL: What’s Next?

I don’t think anyone was surprised by the fact that the Obama Administration caved into the No DAPL protests on Sunday when the Army Corps of Engineers denied an easement for the last bit of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to go under Lake Oahe. Dismayed that the rule of law could be shouted down by rioters and saboteurs, yes. Disappointed that two court rulings and reams of supporting evidence carried less weight than baseless charges of racism and police brutality, yes. But surprised, no.

Thanksgiving Brings Political Talk

Thanksgiving is a day away, and that inevitably means talking politics. As family and friends gather, I expect there will be strong emotions shared about the recent election.

The state of play in politics today reminds me of David Bowie’s song Changes:

Turn and face the strange
Just gonna have to be a different man

Presidential Debate Questions on Energy

Today’s debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is the first between the two major candidates and one of only a few between them. With so many important issues facing the country, only a limited number of questions on energy will be asked. Here are the questions Western Energy Alliance would pose on energy and public lands:


Subscribe to RSS - Trump