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 [...]

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 [...]

2 01, 2019

California Globe: California Globe Hires Veteran Journalist Katy Grimes as Editor

2019-01-09T14:53:22-05:00January 2nd, 2019|Announcement, Grimes, Media Coverage|

by Katy Grimes California Globe Editor & E&E Legal Senior Media Fellow Investigative Journalist Katy Grimes joins California Globe as Editor, January 1, 2019. Grimes is a longtime investigative political journalist, analyst, and author, and reports on the California Legislature and politics from the State Capitol in Sacramento. Grimes has been published in numerous news [...]

18 12, 2018

E&E News: Coal lobbyist joins conservative legal group

2019-01-09T15:03:16-05:00December 18th, 2018|Announcement, Burn More Coal, Media Coverage, Palmer|

by Ellen M. Gilmer E&E News reporter Coal lobbyist Fred Palmer is joining the conservative Energy & Environment Legal Institute as a senior legal fellow. Palmer is a former Peabody Energy Corp. lobbyist who recently established the website to advocate for the industry. He will continue his coal advocacy at the legal institute, focusing [...]

17 12, 2018

Press Release: Energy Veteran Fred Palmer Joins E&E Legal as Senior Legal Fellow

2018-12-17T12:47:52-05:00December 17th, 2018|Announcement, Palmer, Press Releases, Richardson, War on Coal|

For Immediate Release: December 17, 2018 Contact: [email protected] 202-810-2001 Washington, D.C. - Craig E. Richardson, President of the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), announced today that Fred Palmer, an energy policy expert with nearly fifty years of experience - most recently as Senior Vice President of Government Relations for Peabody Energy - has joined E&E Legal [...]

5 07, 2018

Bloomberg News: EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns Amid Crush of Scandals

2018-07-09T10:20:29-04:00July 5th, 2018|Announcement, EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Jennifer A Dlouhy Bloomberg News Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has resigned after a deluge of damaging revelations about his spending, travel, and a condo rental deal that prompted some Republican lawmakers to distance themselves and question his continued effectiveness. President Donald Trump announced in a tweet on Thursday that he’d accepted the [...]

29 06, 2017

Milloy Statement on President’s Trump Energy Dominance and Independence Speech

2017-07-03T10:26:33-04:00June 29th, 2017|Announcement, Energy, Milloy, Trump Transition|

Steve Milloy, Senior Policy Fellow for the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) and author of, issued the following statement today regarding President Donald Trump speech on America's energy dominance. The Energy & Environment Legal Institute joins President Trump in celebrating American energy dominance and independence. Years ago, the science was settled, the world’s [...]

29 06, 2017

New Jersey Spotlight: Trump Administration Rolling Back Protections For Small Streams, Wetlands

2017-07-03T09:48:35-04:00June 29th, 2017|Announcement, EPA, Media Coverage, Richardson, Trump Transition, WOTUS|

by Tom Johnson New Jersey Spotlight The Trump administration yesterday formally began the process of repealing a rule that extended protections to small streams and wetlands, a step environmentalists warned could degrade water quality in New Jersey and elsewhere around the nation. The proposal, announced by the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s Administrator Scott Pruitt during [...]

27 06, 2017

Richardson’s Statement on EPA, Army Corps of Engineers Announcement Re: Plans to Rescind Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule

2017-06-28T08:20:02-04:00June 27th, 2017|Announcement, EPA, Press Releases, Richardson, WOTUS|

Craig Richardson, president of the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announcement today regarding its plans to rescind the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule: “Earlier this year, President Trump took a significant step in returning [...]

28 03, 2017

Milloy and Richardson’s Statements on President Trump’s Energy Independence & Climate Change Policy Executive Order Signing

2017-03-28T14:27:06-04:00March 28th, 2017|"Climate Change", Announcement, Clean Power Plan, EPA, Milloy, Press Releases, Richardson|

E&E Legal's Steve Milloy, Senior Policy Fellow, and Craig Richardson, President, issued the following statements regarding President Trump's signing of today's energy independence and climate change policy executive order: Steve Milloy: President Trump did Americans a great service today by issuing his executive order on the Clean Power Plan (CPP). By putting the brakes on the CPP, President [...]

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