This was an easy decision for FERC. Secretary Perry’s proposal was nothing more than a massive bailout for the coal and nuclear industries, so it’s no surprise it was resoundingly rejected by even the industry-friendly commission.
Rick Perry tells an African Oil Conference: “it’s in fossil fuels that you will see real growth”
Did Rick Perry help Energy Transfer Partners – one of the owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline – cheat Texas taxpayers out of $6 million, or was he just asleep at the switch? Either way, can we really trust him to be in charge of nuclear security as Energy Secretary?
It’s clear that Rick Perry has no idea what the job of Energy Secretary entails, and frankly we hope it stays that way.
I wasn’t bowled over with surprise to hear news of Rick Perry’s energy plan today. I could have written it myself. The plan is a fossil fuel industry wish list. Open everything up and dismantle any regulation that might get in the way of digging, drilling, fracking and burning. It’s not really news. It wasn’t … Read More
In a chilling preview of what life may be like if Rick Perry were to become president, a commission appointed by the Texan Governor is proposing handing Valero and other Texan refiners a tax refund worth $135 million. That would be bad enough but where will they find the money in these hard times? Around … Read More