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Documents: Cheniere Fuels ALEC's New Push for Fracked Gas Exports

Steve Horn | Posted 09.30.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Today, legislative and lobbyist members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) voted on model legislation promoting both exports of gas obtained via hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") and vehicles powered by compressed natural gas (CNG).

Obama Climate Plan a Full-throttle Fracking Endorsement

Steve Horn | Posted 08.25.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

This portion of the plan alone - not to mention anything else problematic found within it, such as endorsement of nuclear energy and illusory "clean coal"/carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology - would prevent the actions outlined in his Fact Sheet from taking place.

Red Tape Is Preventing Us From Getting the Energy Plan We Deserve

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
T. Boone Pickens

Getting America the energy plan it deserves has always been the chief goal of the Pickens Plan. A lot of what needs to be done requires one simple thing: Leadership.

Time to Pass the Natural Gas Bill

Daniel Dicker | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics
Daniel Dicker

Have you had enough of paying $4 a gallon for gas? Do you wonder what you're going to do if gas prices go to $5 a gallon this summer? You're not alone.

Get With the Plan

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 08.06.2011 | Green
T. Boone Pickens

Absent a plan of their own, critics of my plan for energy independence are for the status quo, which is to continue sending billions of dollars to OPEC nations, many of which, in return, are helping to fund terrorism.

T. Boone Pickens' New Energy Plan

Roll Call | Ambreen Ali | Posted 07.16.2011 | Green

T. Boone Pickens has a new plan -- but fewer allies -- in his quest to curb America's dependency on foreign oil....

T. Boone Pickens: Climate Change Bill Is Coming, 'It's Too Important For The Security Of America' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

T. Boone Pickens, the legendary oil investor and, more recently, a devout champion of ending America's reliance on fossil fuels, said on Tuesday that ...

Will Natural Gas Save Us?

Michael J. Newport | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael J. Newport

While our country has enough natural gas reserves to fuel us for many generations, we need to keep our eye on the prize -- environmentally sound energy solutions not tied to natural resources.

My New Year's Resolution

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
T. Boone Pickens

As soon as health care wraps up in Congress, Washington's number one public policy issue must become winning approval of a plan to end our dangerous and costly dependence on foreign oil.

Putting Natural Gas to Work for America

George Pataki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
George Pataki

While we will have great sources of renewable fuel down the road, we need something now. And what is available now, and proven to be in great abundance in the United States, is natural gas.

Calling It Like I See It

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
T. Boone Pickens

Do you think the U.S. can afford to spend half a trillion dollars on imported oil? I sure don't. Yet that's how much we spent in 2008.

Propane and the Pickens Plan

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
T. Boone Pickens

There is another domestic fuel that is part of the alternative fuel mix, but has not been as widely discussed -- and that is propane. It's an important part of the Pickens Plan.

Swimming in Natural Gas

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
T. Boone Pickens

Just a few years ago energy experts were writing natural gas off. Now, it's almost as if divine intervention has occurred. We're swimming in it.

More Momentum for the Pickens Plan

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
T. Boone Pickens

Ending our addiction to foreign oil was my goal when I launched the Pickens Plan on July 8. Do you want to guess who got my plan right off the bat? The American people.

Stimulus and Energy

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
T. Boone Pickens

We have the capacity to reduce our dependence on foreign oil by 50% overall and reduce to zero the amount of oil we import from the Middle East, Africa and Venezuela. We don't have to be at the mercy of OPEC.

Pickens Plan Floundering, But Has Helped Raise Grid Awareness

Wall Street Journal | NEIL KING JR. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Mr. Pickens is also amassing a nationwide cadre of supporters, including a "Pickens Army" of 1.3 million online adherents. One such foot soldier is Ry...

For the Pickens Plan to Work, People Have to Misunderstand It

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

Nobody who knows what they are talking about really thinks it makes much sense to replace our dependence on one dirty fossil fuel with another.

Pay It Backward--The Greatest Wealth Transfer in History

Larry Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Larry Gellman

For the last 20 years, I've been hearing that we're in the midst of the Greatest Wealth Transfer in History. The slogan has remained the same but both the beneficiaries of the wealth have changed.

Boone Pickens Caught in Several More Lies on Frontline

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

It is starting to look like Pickens has a bad habit of telling a few whoppers in every public appearance. Lie #1: Democratic candidates don't know how reducing CO2 emissions by 60-80% is possible.

T. Boone Pickens Takes His Energy Plan On The Road

Chicago Tribune | David Greising | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The stock market had opened down nearly 800 points Friday morning, then bounced back by 500, and T. Boone Pickens paused from describing his big idea ...

Sarah Palin and Boone Pickens: Birds of a Feather

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

As has been pointed out repeatedly, Sarah Palin does not "get" the energy situation. Truth be told, she probably "gets" the energy situation about as well as Pickens himself gets global warming.

Picky About the Pickens Plan

Christiana Wyly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christiana Wyly

"Son, I used to be IN the Oil Lobby! We don't have to worry about them. We the people are more powerful than any lobby any day of the week."

Pickens Ad Rejected By NBC And Other Highlights From T. Boone At The DNC

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

T. Boone Pickens, Carl Pope and John Podesta walk into a big tent. OK, OK, the "isn't it weird that these guys agree?" joke is getting a little tired...

Ralph Nader Says Geothermal Is The Way, Pickens Is A Good Starting Point

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

While the Democratic National Convention took control of Denver this week, a reported 4,000 people showed up to a Ralph Nader campaign rally at the Un...

America Hungry For More Pickens Boldness

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

Could it be that the timid approach to climate change is missing the boat? Leaders are failing to recognize what will most likely move us -- a challenge at the measure of our appetites.