November 13, 2013 | E&E News | News
Groups like Act on LNG have dismissed concerns that exports would drive up prices and are calling on DOE to fast-track approvals.
By Randy Leonard Landrieu Eyes Whitfeld-Manchin Bill. Count Sen. Mary Landrieu as a definite maybe on the Whitfield-Manchin bill, which would limit EPA from mandating the use of unproven technology to control GHG from power plants. (The House Energy and Power Subcommittee will review the measure next Thursday). “I am very sensitive to Sen. Manchin’s position,” she said Thursday at […]
November 07, 2013 | ACCF Special Report | Publications
One important issue in the debate about expediting the U.S. Department of Energy’s LNG permitting process is the impact of exports on domestic natural gas prices. U.S. shale gas production, which has risen by 50% over the 2007-2012 period, has contributed to the fall in natural gas prices from a high of $11/million cubic feet […]
Barron’s – Tax reform in 2014? No way! Experts said the same in 1985 and were surprised to see the Tax Reform Act of 1986 signed into law. Tax reform is a perennial interest in Washington. It rises from the ashes whenever the time is right, and no real expert should ever declare it dead.
Recent Press Releases
July 11, 2013 | Press Release
20 applications pending at Energy Department; if approved would increase economic output, reduce the trade deficit and create new American jobs
Dubious Campaign Against Liquefied Natural Gas Exports Ignores Fundamental Market and Economic Benefits of Free Trade
January 11, 2013 | Press Release
Washington – A dubious campaign by America’s Energy Advantage seeking to restrict expansion of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports ignores fundamental economic and market facts, the American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF) said today. America’s Energy Advantage, a coalition backed by Dow Chemical and other large domestic natural gas users, relies on a gross overestimation […]
Pro-Growth Tax Code, Regulatory Certainty Best Tools for Businesses to Implement Climate Change Adaptations
August 01, 2012 | Press Release
(Washington, August 1, 2012) – Businesses seeking to adapt to changing climate and weather models are best served by a tax code that retains robust capital cost recovery, coupled with reductions in regulatory and permitting barriers. At a hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today, ACCF Senior Vice President and Chief Economist […]
Reduced Economic Activity and Large Losses of Jobs with No Help to Deficits and Debt if Lawmakers Fail to Confront the Negative Economic Impacts of Tax Increases Scheduled in the Law