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Another $1.8 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Troubled Nuclear Project

June 29, 2015 | Energy

Another $1.8 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Troubled Nuclear Project   Reactors 1&2 at Plant Vogtle in Burke County, Georgia Last week, the Department of Energy (DOE)... Read More

DOE Finalizing $1.8 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Vogtle Owner Is Reckless

June 24, 2015 | Energy

DOE Finalizing $1.8 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Vogtle Owner Is Reckless Today, the Department of Energy announced it would issue $1.8 billion in loan guarantees to the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia... Read More

Briefing on the Tongass Timber Program

June 23, 2015 | Natural Resources

Briefing on the Tongass Timber Program TCS recently co-hosted a briefing with National Taxpayers Union and National Audubon Society on money-losing timber sales in the Tongass National Forest.... Read More

Comments to BLM on Oil and Gas Rulemaking

June 19, 2015 | Energy

Comments to BLM on Oil and Gas Rulemaking The federal onshore oil and gas leasing system needs to be updated in order to ensure taxpayers a return for resources developed on public lands.... Read More

Win! House votes to cut Golden Fleece Winner “Coal to Kaiserslautern”

June 11, 2015 | National Security

Win! House votes to cut Golden Fleece Winner “Coal to Kaiserslautern” Last week we awarded the Golden Fleece to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees for continuing the absurd practice of sending... Read More

Oppose HR1992 today; Save taxpayers millions

June 11, 2015 | Natural Resources

Oppose HR1992 today; Save taxpayers millions It’s time we moved on from the mistakes of SARRA, and ensure taxpayers receive a fair return for minerals extracted on federal lands.... Read More

Fiscal Conservatives Urge Yes Vote on Huffman-McClintock Amendment

June 10, 2015 | National Security

Fiscal Conservatives Urge Yes Vote on Huffman-McClintock Amendment On behalf of our organizations and our combined memberships, we urge your support for a fiscally-sound, bi-partisan amendment ... Read More

BLM Proposes to Lock in Losses from Federal Coal Program

June 03, 2015 | Energy , Natural Resources

BLM Proposes to Lock in Losses from Federal Coal Program On May 29th the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced its proposed Resource Management Plan for the Buffalo Field office, which... Read More

Statement on EPA Proposed Biofuels Standards

May 29, 2015 | Energy

Statement on EPA Proposed Biofuels Standards Today, two federal agencies failed taxpayers on biofuels policy.... Read More

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June 26, 2015

Waste Through the Grapevine

In its last week before summer recess, the Supreme Court released an opinion that will impact every taxpayer.... Read More