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The Hill: More Than A Pipeline Is At Stake In Dakota Access Fight

November 8, 2016 in Featured

In just a few brief words, President Obama made the situation surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline much more dangerous. Further, he demonstrated that he continues to put politics over the interests of the public. In a recent interview, the president … Read More

Real Clear Energy: Repercussions of Dakota Access Pipeline Delay

October 17, 2016 in Featured, Uncategorized

The repercussions of the Obama administration’s decision to continue delaying the more than half-completed Dakota Access pipeline would extend well beyond billions in private investment dollars, tens of thousands of lost jobs, and hundreds of millions in denied annual tax … Read More

Washington Post: The fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline is a movement — backward

September 12, 2016 in Featured, Uncategorized

As an employee of the White House, Office of Management and Budget, Federal Energy Administration and an international oil and gas company (Unocal), I participated on both sides of energy regulatory proceedings. I still closely follow energy industry and policy developments. The … Read More