Statements about Energy

"Due to a flaw in the 1995 Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act numerous oil companies are now drilling in the Gulf of Mexico in federal lands and paying no royalties to the federal government."

Electric utility FirstEnergy's annual revenues are greater "than the GDP of Haiti, Kyrgyzstan, Iceland, or 15 African nations."

A bill to cap carbon emissions "could cost Ohio 100,000 jobs."

"In renewable and advanced energy manufacturing projects, Ohio now ranks first among the 50 states."

"Ohio’s electricity rates are 10 percent below the national average."

"In the 18th Congressional District, 100% of electric generation comes from coal."

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