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  • Carter Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Halt President’s War on Coal
    Posted in Press Releases on February 10, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (Ga-01) released the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to halt a controversial energy rule proposed in the Obama Administration’s climate agenda: “The Supreme Court’s decision to halt this assault on coal is a win for working American families. The so-called ‘Clean Power Plan’ sets unrealistic standards on energy generators and forces them to rely on technology that does not even exist. The Obama Administration’s unrealistic attem... Read more

  • Carter Votes to Block EPA Attack on American Energy, Jobs
    Posted in Press Releases on December 1, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (Ga-01) voted to block the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from implementing controversial new job-killing energy regulations that could significantly increase energy costs for American families with questionable environmental benefits. The first resolution passed in the House today, S.J. Res. 23, disapproves of the EPA’s proposed regulations for new power plants. Under the rule, the agency would require new coal-fired power plants to install technology n... Read more

  • Carter Condemns Obama Administration Rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline
    Posted in Press Releases on November 6, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (Ga-01) released the following statement today after the Obama Administration announced they will reject the Keystone XL Pipeline. “The Obama Administration’s decision to reject the Keystone Pipeline is a direct attack on American jobs and our national security. The Pipeline would create thousands of jobs and offset the oil we import from often hostile countries with oil from one of our longest-standing allies without a dime from the taxpayers. However, yet aga... Read more

  • Carter Votes to Lift Outdated Ban on U.S. Crude Oil Exports
    Posted in Press Releases on October 9, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    Congressman Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (Ga-01) today voted to bring an end to a forty year old ban on exports of crude oil. Instituted in the 1970s in the wake of the Arab oil embargo, the ban is largely credited with driving up gas prices at home and discouraging American energy independence. “This outdated ban is driving up the price at the pump while limiting our ability to harness America’s energy potential,” said Carter. “America has the largest energy resource base in the world but we aren’t a... Read more