Latest True Fact-checks in Energy Ted Cruz stated on November 6, 2023 in An interview on CNBC: “We produce a lot more wind energy in Texas than California does.” Morgan Luttrell stated on January 10, 2023 in a tweet: "Biden drained America's Strategic Petroleum Reserves to the lowest level since 1984." Glenn Grothman stated on February 3, 2022 in Twitter: "The US has made strides in reducing carbon emissions that other parts of the world have not." Randy Feenstra stated on October 5, 2021 in a tweet: The Biden administration "published a study concluding 4 (of) 5 new cars on the road by 2050 will still require liquid fuels." Energy Transfer stated on February 26, 2021 in testimony: “Pipelines do not freeze. They are naturally insulated. They’re buried beneath the ground.” Beto O'Rourke stated on February 16, 2021 in a tweet: “Energy experts and State House Dems, among others, were warning of this (the Texas power blackout) for years.” American Automobile Association stated on April 27, 2020 in a news report: “New York is one of only 12 states where the average gallon of gas costs more than $2.00.” David McKinley stated on September 23, 2019 in a news release: "About 95 percent of America’s production of ethylene is produced on the Gulf Coast in Texas and Louisiana." David McKinley stated on November 15, 2018 in a tweet: The United States "spends more on potato chips than we do on ALL energy R&D." Joe Manchin stated on August 23, 2018 in a news release: "Black lung cases are at a 25-year high." Roman McAllen stated on June 22, 2018 in a speech at the Texas Democratic Party convention: "The Railroad Commission of Texas has nothing to do with railroads." Sherrod Brown stated on February 2, 2017 in a Senate floor speech: Says ExxonMobil "fought to kill" a rule requiring oil and mining companies to disclose payments made to foreign governments. Barack Obama stated on March 12, 2016 in remarks in Dallas at a Democratic National Committee reception: "Right now, here in Texas, wind power is already cheaper than dirty fossil fuels." Jeb Bush stated on September 29, 2015 in his energy plan: "Since 2008, U.S. crude oil output has increased by over 80 percent, an increase of over 4 million barrels a day. That is the fastest increase in U.S. history." Rick Perry stated on February 24, 2015 in a speech.: "America produces more oil and gas than any other nation in the world." Barack Obama stated on January 20, 2015 in his 2015 State of the Union address: "America is No. 1 one in oil and gas." Marco Rubio stated on January 13, 2015 in his book ‘American Dreams’: A private company building a natural gas pipeline into Florida "is being forced to spend months under the review of six federal agencies." Sheldon Whitehouse stated on December 17, 2014 in a Senate floor speech: "January through November 2014, the year so far, were the hottest first 11 months of any year recorded." Amy Klobuchar stated on January 4, 2015 in comments on NBC's "Meet the Press": "We're now the No. 1 producer of oil in the world. We've surpassed Saudi Arabia." Charlie Crist stated on October 15, 2014 in a gubernatorial debate in Davie: Says Jeb Bush -- not Charlie Crist -- signed legislation that let Duke Energy collect money for nuclear projects. Sheldon Whitehouse stated on May 27, 2014 in a newspaper commentary: "There are already more American jobs in the solar industry than in coal mining." American Petroleum Institute stated on March 2, 2014 in a television ad: Says "Bill Clinton and George Bush both say build the Keystone XL." Rachel Maddow stated on February 17, 2014 in a broadcast of MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show": "When the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport needed to stop its earthquake spike a few years ago, they temporarily shut down the wells that were injecting fracking fluid into the ground ... (and) those earthquakes stopped." Tammy Baldwin stated on January 22, 2014 in a news release: "Over 3 million Americans are employed in the growing green-collar workforce," which is more than the number "of people working in the fossil fuel industry." Van Jones stated on February 3, 2014 in a segment on CNN's "Crossfire": The Keystone pipeline creates "35 permanent jobs" after construction, according to a government report. Barack Obama stated on January 28, 2014 in State of the Union speech: "Every four minutes, another American home or business goes solar." Barack Obama stated on January 28, 2014 in the State of the Union address: There is "more oil produced at home than we buy from the rest of the world – the first time that’s happened in nearly 20 years." Barack Obama stated on January 16, 2014 in a speech at North Carolina State University: "For the first time in nearly two decades, we produce more oil here in the United States than we buy from the rest of the world." League of Conservation Voters stated on August 14, 2013 in a TV ad: Says U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson voted to let oil and gas companies emit "unlimited carbon pollution into our air" Barry Smitherman stated on August 5, 2013 in a campaign video: Says he "sued Obama’s EPA seven times."