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HEAT Leaders Slam Biden Admin SPR Release

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, RSC House Energy Action Team (HEAT) Chairman Rep. August Pfluger (R-TX), and RSC Chairman Kevin Hern (R-OK) released the following statement the Biden Administration announced plans to release 1 million barrels of gasoline from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in a politically-motivated move: “The Biden administration has put Americans last with his failed…

HEAT Leaders Applaud Passage of Alaska's Right to Produce Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, RSC House Energy Action Team (HEAT) Chairman Rep. August Pfluger (R-TX), RSC Chairman Kevin Hern (R-OK), and Rep. Pete Stauber (MN-08) released the following statement after the U.S. House passed H.R. 6285 – Alaska’s Right to Produce Act of 2023: “Since day one of his Administration, President Biden has waged a disastrous war on American energy production. Now…

Unlocking America's energy potential by reversing Biden's LNG export ban

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Originally published by The Washington Times on April 18, 2024. OPINION: When energy security and economic prosperity hang in the balance, the importance of prioritizing American energy production cannot be overstated. That is why it is imperative to reverse President Biden’s ban on future liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, which threatens our nation’s energy independence and…

Pfluger Introduces Legislation to Overturn EPA’s Methane Regulations Targeting American Energy Producers

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman August Pfluger joined Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) and Tracey Mann (KS-01) in introducing a Congressional Review Act to overturn the Biden administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) efforts to further regulate oil and gas producers.   “One of the only promises President Biden has followed through on is his campaign vow to…

Pfluger Leads Dozens of Lawmakers in Letter to EPA: Methane Fee is Unworkable

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WASHINGTON, DC — House Energy Action Team Chairman August Pfluger (TX-11) led 55 House Republicans in sending a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan urging the EPA to revise implementation of the Inflation Reduction Act's so-called methane fee. In the letter, House Republicans said "The EPA's proposed rules blatantly violate Congressional…

Pfluger Bill to Block President Biden's Natural Gas Tax Passes U.S. House

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WASHINGTON, DC — Friday, Congressman August Pfluger's legislation to repeal the Natural Gas Tax included in the Inflation Reduction Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives as a part of H.R. 1023, the Cutting Green Corruption and Taxes Act. Congressman Pfluger spoke on the House Floor in advance of the vote. Watch here or read excerpts of his remarks as prepared below. "I rise in…

Congressman Pfluger Welcomes Speaker Mike Johnson to the Permian Basin to Kick off Energy Week

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WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) proudly hosted House Speaker Mike Johnson (LA-04) in the Permian Basin for a rig tour with Diamondback Energy to kick off Energy Week in Congress. The U.S. House will vote on pro-energy legislation, including Rep. Pfluger's bill to repeal President Biden's harmful natural gas tax, this week as House Republicans work to restore American…

Pfluger Legislation Reversing President Biden's LNG Export Ban Passes House

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WASHINGTON, DC — Thursday, the House of Representatives passed Rep. August Pfluger's legislation, H.R. 7176, the Unlocking Our Domestic LNG Potential Act of 2024. The bill will reverse President Biden’s liquified natural gas (LNG) export ban and unleash American LNG to lower energy costs while advancing U.S. energy security and the security of our allies. “President Biden has used every…

Pfluger Introduces the Unlocking Domestic LNG Potential Act

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WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Representative August Pfluger (TX-11) introduced H.R.7176, the Unlocking Domestic LNG Potential Act, which depoliticizes the export of American liquefied natural gas (LNG) by eliminating the requirement for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to authorize its export and instead giving the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) sole authority over the approval…

HEAT Leaders Slam Biden Executive Order Banning LNG Exports

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WASHINGTON, DC – Friday, RSC House Energy Action Team (HEAT) Chairman Rep. August Pfluger (R-TX) and RSC Chairman Kevin Hern (R-OK) released the following statement in response to the Biden Administration’s moratorium on approvals for new U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects: “President Biden’s move to stall LNG exports is only a win for our adversaries and dirty global polluters…