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19 06, 2019

E&E News: Carbon Rule: How will EPA show deaths from soot?

2019-06-19T13:09:28-04:00June 19th, 2019|"Scare Pollution", Announcement, EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Jean Chemnick E&E News reporter How many people might die from air pollution? The answer should become clear today when EPA releases its revamped rule affecting carbon dioxide emissions at power plants. How the agency accounts for deaths associated with fine particulate matter has been an open-ended question since EPA acknowledged last year that [...]

18 06, 2019

E&E Legal Letters Issue XXIII: Spring 2019

2019-06-18T16:29:08-04:00June 18th, 2019|E&E Legal Letters, Grimes, Milloy, Richardson, Walcher|

Click here to download a complete pdf version of E&E Legal Letters Issue XXIII Spring. Click headlines for the full article. The Case for a Green ‘No Deal’ by Steve Milloy, Senior Policy Fellow, as appearing in the Wall Street Journal The Senate rejected the Green New Deal on a 57-0 procedural vote last month. [...]

17 06, 2019

Grimes: CalEPA and California Air Board Exempted In Budget From Open Meetings Law – Again

2019-06-17T12:33:40-04:00June 17th, 2019|California, Conflict of Interest, Grimes, Media Coverage, Transparency|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe ‘Because issues are too complex for the public to understand’ The Omnibus Resources Trailer Bill for 2019-20, contains various statutory changes “necessary to implement the Budget Act of 2019.” Yet it contains language exempting a commission of the California [...]

14 06, 2019

Walcher: Consumer products from thin air

2019-06-17T12:27:11-04:00June 14th, 2019|China, Media Coverage, Plastic straw ban, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in The Daily Sentinel I often write about where things come from, especially products we use in our daily lives, and what they are made of. No consumer products are made out of thin air. They all require manufacturing from raw materials that are either [...]

10 06, 2019

VT Digger: Toensing tapped by U.S. Department of Justice; resigns as GOP vice chair

2019-06-17T12:00:06-04:00June 10th, 2019|Announcement, Media Coverage, Vermont|

by Anne Galloway and Colin Meyn VT Digger Private attorney and GOP activist Brady Toensing is leaving Vermont to take a senior counsel position with the U.S. Department of Justice. He starts work for the Office of Legal Policy Monday. Toensing, 51, announced his resignation as vice chair of the Vermont Republican Party on May [...]

10 06, 2019

Grimes: Authorized Power Outages Leave Californians Sweltering and In the Dark

2019-06-10T18:18:04-04:00June 10th, 2019|California, Grimes, Media Coverage|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe Unreliable renewal energy is ideology over necessity Over the weekend, PG&E turned off power in Napa, during a heat wave, only restoring power later in the day. More power outages came at 9 p.m. to customers in Butte County, [...]

7 06, 2019

Walcher: What if we didn’t need China?

2019-06-10T14:30:30-04:00June 7th, 2019|China, Media Coverage, Rare Earth Minerals, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in The Daily Sentinel The Trump Administration's crackdown on imports from China, intended to address a $420 billion trade deficit, may produce some unintended consequences. It was just revealed, for example, that the higher tariffs on Chinese goods might end the availability of free Bibles [...]

7 06, 2019

Daily Caller: EPA Reassigns Top Bureaucrat Critics See As Key Resistor Of Trump’s Agenda

2019-06-10T12:16:41-04:00June 7th, 2019|"Scare Pollution", Conflict of Interest, Glider Trucks, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) transferred a top official who critics see as a key resistor of President Donald Trump’s agenda, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned. Christopher Grundler, director of EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality, will be moving to another agency division in early August. [...]

7 06, 2019

InsideSources: Dem Senator Wants To Force Trump’s Hand on Paris Climate Accords

2019-06-10T12:05:55-04:00June 7th, 2019|"Climate Change", "Scare Pollution", Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Michael McGrady New Hampshire Democrat Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has announced she is leading the effort in the U.S. Senate to pass legislation forcing the Trump administration to comply with the Paris Climate accords. Known as the International Climate Accountability Act, Shaheen’s bill is the Senate companion bill to H.R. 9, or the Climate Action Now Act, [...]

6 06, 2019

Grimes: New Bureau of Environmental Justice Seeking Funding and Enforcement Power?

2019-06-10T18:10:13-04:00June 6th, 2019|California, Green Groups, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe The DOJ’s agency within an agency appears redundant In February of 2018, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra created the Bureau of Environmental Justice within the Environment Section at the California Department of Justice. The mission of this agency within [...]

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