Commentary

05.07.14

Keystone XL Pipeline Delay a Political Move That Hurts Jobs, Economy, Energy Supply

V4E Volunteer, Maj. Gen. Bill Hodgkins: "While most out-of-work people simply want the opportunity for a job, Washington seems to have turned a deaf ear to those pleas."

 

05.04.14

Keystone Pipeline will boost U.S. oil, gas supply

By Florida Vets4Energy Chairmen, Gen. Bill Hodgkins (ret.) "What may be lost in the story is how approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline project would be a major boost to the U.S. economy, not only because of increased supply of oil, but also because of the tens of thousands of new jobs it will create."

 

04.09.14

We Should Know What Energy Resources Are Available to Florida

Our country's Atlantic Coast, including parts of Florida's Atlantic coast, may have billions of barrels of oil and trillions of cubic feet of natural gas available to lead America toward energy independence from unstable countries. However, without clearance from Washington D.C., decades-old information can't be updated.

 

02.05.14

Keystone report from State Dept. puts common sense back in the pipeline

Environmentalists have drawn a line in the sand on the Keystone XL pipeline. It's the wrong line in the wrong sand, far away from any realistic assessment of the merits - as yet another government analysis has confirmed. It's past time for President Obama to set aside politics and resolve this bizarre distraction of an issue.

 

12.03.13

Greener than 'Green'

A constant, mild hiss. That was my chief observation when I returned to Anadarko Petroleum's Landon Pad A, a natural-gas site in Lycoming County, Pa.

 

10.07.13

Commentary: Questions about the Keystone XL Pipeline have been asked and answered

The Department of State review of the Keystone XL pipeline has been comprehensive and favorable, yet President Barack Obama continues to stall approval of the project. U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Jupiter, has been a strong advocate for the pipeline, casting a favorable floor vote with 18 other Democrats.

 

10.07.13

Nicolas J. Gutierrez: Ethanol mandates drive up expenses

Recently, there has been a lot of discussion - at least at the national level - about the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

 

10.07.13

Fix Renewable Fuel Standard

America's small businesses have seen the number of demands placed upon us by regulators at every level of government grow at a rate limited only by ability of various taxing agencies to take our money and turn it against us.

 

08.08.13

Hydraulic fracturing is the future of American energy

Retired Air Force Major General Bill Hodgkins, a Vets4Energy member, authored an OpEd relaying the importance of hydraulic fracturing to strengthening our energy security.

 

01.07.13

Real Promised Land

We found this website that provided a different opinion to "The Promise Land" movie and are providing it to our energy forum readers: To hear Hollywood tell it, folks out in rural America who are presented with an opportunity to develop their mineral rights and produce clean-burning natural gas for the country have a tough choice on their hands: Don't do it, and you ruin your economy. Do it, and you ruin your environment.