America’s Energy is Needed More Than Ever, Initiative Launches with Website to Support US Energy Workers

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Energy workers in the United States now have a website that tells their story and provides an online gathering place for some 3.1 million energy workers, their families and friends , Across the country. The website, usaenergyworkers.com, was launched as part of an initiative to celebrate and uplift the energy worker as well as inform and educate the public about their vital contributions to America.

“The men and women of our country who wear steel-toed boots and hard hats have helped every generation of Americans overcome many challenges,” described Scott Angelle, former Louisiana lieutenant governor and secretary of natural resources, and the longest-serving national director of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). “Let’s bet on the American worker. They remain undefeated. »

Research from the U.S. Department of Energy shows that in 2020, 3.1 million Americans worked in fuels, power generation and transmission, distribution, and storage. Thanks to the tremendous dedication and contributions of American energy workers, America has been energized for generations. Without American energy workers and domestic energy development, America would not have become the world’s first economic superpower capable of withstanding energy price shocks abroad.

USAenergyworkers.com presents a petition calling on American energy workers to unite and call on national, state and local governments to work collaboratively with the private sector to develop sensible policies that energize our country, from traditional and renewable resources, without destroying our economy. by galloping inflation. A “My Story” portal offers American energy workers the opportunity to share insight into their participation and appreciation of nature, clean air and clean water, green grass, a walk in the park, an afternoon on the lake or the beach, bird watching or their favorite nature activity. “I believe American energy workers value nature as much as any other group of Americans,” Angelle said.

the Balancing the 3Es™ page highlights raising awareness of the need to balance the three elements of a sound energy policy for the country. Each element – environment, energy and economy must be considered as part of the solution. Balancing the 3Es™ was featured at an Earth Day event, April 22, 2021, in Lafayette, Louisiana.

“I am very pleased that Scott is emphasizing the value of our American energy workers,” said Chett Chiasson, Director General, Grand Lafourche Harbor Commission. “I have witnessed firsthand the dedication and craftsmanship of American energy workers. This group of Americans who balance the 3Es – environment, energy and economy every day and support the American way of life deserve our support.

Intro video narrated by Scott Angelle can be viewed at https://youtu.be/03zo3GhNZGA

Scott Angelle, the longest-serving director of the United States Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, has been recognized by the GAO, a nonpartisan, fact-based agency, for significant improvements in offshore safety and environmental compliance.

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