Oct
25
2011

Hermain Cain's Positions and Statements

In November 2011, The Cain Campaign Produced A Television Ad Taking Aim At EPA Regulations And Specifically Pointing To Potential Dust Regulations.

“Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain is taking aim at the U.S. EPA in his newest campaign ad, which features Iowa farmers criticizing dust regulations. The video, posted to Cain’s YouTube channel on Nov. 5, features former Iowa Farm Bureau President Dean Kleckner and several unidentified individuals in various farm settings. Near the start of the nearly two-minute video, one of the unidentified men raises the specter of dust regulations as images of a dusty field are shown, stating:

Oct
25
2011

Michelle Bachmann's Positions and Statements

“I Will Shut Down The Department Of Education. I Will Shut Down The EPA. I Will Shut Down The Department Of Energy. I Will Shut Down The Department Of Interior. I Will Shut Down The Department Of Commerce.” (Republican Presidential Candidates Deliver Remarks At Iowa Faith & Freedom Dinner, Transcript, 10/22/11)

Pledged To Stop The EPA “Threats” Against The Domestic Shale Gas Industry.

Quote: “I will stop the Environmental Protection Agency’s cap-and-trade rules in their tracks, and end this “Job Killing Agency’s” threats against our rapidly growing domestic shale gas industry and the energy and manufacturing bonanza it is

Sep
30
2011

U.S. Frozen on Nuclear Policy

While recent decisions by Japan and Germany to abandon nuclear power generation have dominated policy discussion in past months, recent reports from China and India paint a picture of global economic engines doubling down on nuclear power.

As reported from a recent meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency, India appears poised to move ahead with significant nuclear power additions to satisfy the nation’s growing residential and industrial sectors. China, likewise, will restart its own nuclear projects in 2012 after suspending them in the wake of the Fukushima incident. China’s goals are to quadruple its nuclear generation by 2015 and

Sep
19
2011

Texas Matters - Friday, September 16th

Listen to the full broadcast of Texas Matters, including the interview with PACE, below.

Texas Public Radio – Full Segment

Aug
18
2011

PACE Voices Support for Bellefonte Nuclear Plant

On Thursday, August 18th, with a 9-0 vote, the TVA Board of Directors authorized the completion of one nuclear unit at the Bellefonte site in Jackson County, Alabama.

“As we build Bellefonte we will integrate safety modifications from the extensive review of the lessons learned from the Fukushima nuclear plants in Japan,” said TVA President & CEO Tom Kilgore. “Making Bellefonte a productive asset with state-of-the-art equipment will add an additional supply of clean, base-load power to TVA’s generating mix.”

When completed, the nuclear unit at Bellefonte will generate 1,260 megawatts, or enough to power about 750,000 homes in