17 02, 2017

Biodiesel Magazine: Amid controversy, Pruitt confirmed as US EPA administrator

2017-03-04T14:28:48+00:00February 17th, 2017|Announcement, EPA, Media Coverage, Richardson|

by Anna Simet and Ron Kotrba Biodiesel Magazine In a 54-46 vote, Scott Pruitt has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as administrator of the U.S. EPA. President Donald J. Trump nominated Pruitt—arguably the most controversial of Trump’s cabinet nominees—as EPA administrator in early December. Pruitt was attorney general of Oklahoma since November 2010. Prior to [...]

17 02, 2017

Statement on the Confirmation of OK Attorney General Scott Pruitt As EPA Administrator

2017-02-17T13:30:39+00:00February 17th, 2017|Announcement, EPA, Press Releases, Richardson, Transition|

Craig Richardson, president of the Energy & Environment Legal Institute, issued the following statement regarding the confirmation of Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency: America’s manufacturers, energy producers, farmers, ranchers, small business owners, and families have reason to celebrate today’s confirmation of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as the next Administrator of the [...]

7 12, 2016

Statement on President-Elect Trump’s Selection of OK Attorney General Scott Pruitt As EPA Administrator

2016-12-07T15:29:45+00:00December 7th, 2016|Announcement, EPA, Press Releases, Richardson, Transition|

“We are delighted with President-elect Trump’s selection of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  Mr. Pruitt has led the charge in recent years to confront head on the enormous federal regulatory overreach proposed by the EPA as epitomized by the Clean Power Plan and Waters of the U.S. [...]

6 12, 2016

E&E Daily: Trump packs EPA team with climate rule foes

2017-03-04T14:41:43+00:00December 6th, 2016|Announcement, Media Coverage, Schnare, Transition|

by Robin Bravender E&E News reporter The Trump transition team has filled out the ranks of its energy and environmental agency landing teams with fierce critics of major climate regulations. After a slow start in getting transition teams up and running inside energy and environmental agencies, the transition announced a slew of new team members [...]

5 12, 2016

Statement By E&E Legal General Counsel David W. Schnare Re: His Appointment to EPA Landing Team

2016-12-06T15:43:13+00:00December 5th, 2016|Announcement, Press Releases, Schnare, Trump Transition|

The President-Elect’s Transition team named me and others to the EPA Transition Landing Team today.  This will upset some of you and will please others.  My approach, and that of the entire transition team, is to be highly professional as we seek the information the transition team needs to create its action plans.  Our job [...]

27 06, 2016

E&E Legal Mourns the Passing of Board Member Kelly Mader

2016-06-27T10:15:51+00:00June 27th, 2016|Announcement, Mader, Schnare|

Statement by Board Chair and General Counsel David W. Schnare: It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of our Board Member and good friend Kelly Mader last Friday. Kelly was a family man first and foremost, dedicating his life to his wife, children, and grandchildren, as well as possessing a strong [...]

14 04, 2016

E&E News: Critic of wind power joins conservative legal group

2016-05-05T13:12:03+00:00April 14th, 2016|Announcement, Martis, Media Coverage, Schnare|

by Kevin Bogardus E&E reporter The Energy & Environment Legal Institute has added an opponent of wind energy to its ranks. Kevon Martis has joined the conservative-leaning group as a senior policy fellow. Martis is the founder and executive director of the Interstate Informed Citizens Coalition, where he campaigned against the building of industrial wind [...]

14 04, 2016

Release: Kevon Martis Joins E&E Legal as Senior Policy Fellow

2016-04-14T16:30:36+00:00April 14th, 2016|Announcement, Martis, Press Releases, Schnare, Tanton|

For Immediate Release: April 14, 2016 Contact: Craig Richardson [email protected] 703-981-5553 Kevon Martis, Founder of Interstate Informed Citizen's Coalition, Joins E&E Legal as Senior Policy Fellow Washington, D.C. – David W. Schnare, Chair and General Counsel of the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), announced today that Kevon Martis, Founder and Executive Director of the Interstate Informed [...]

2 03, 2016

E&E Legal Letters Issue X: Kelly Mader Joins the Board

2016-03-02T14:54:20+00:00March 2nd, 2016|Announcement, E&E Legal Letters, Mader|

At its Annual meeting in late January, the E&E Legal Board of Directors voted Kelly F. Mader to the Board. Mader has a long and distinguished energy and environment policy career, including serving as a Wyoming state senator from 1984-1991, and in the Wyoming State Legislature from 1982-1984. As a State Senator, Mader chaired the Senate [...]

18 11, 2015

Grimes: Gov. Brown’s Droughts, Wildfires, Water Shortage, and other Climate Change Ignis Fatuus

2016-12-11T17:07:36+00:00November 18th, 2015|"Climate Change", Announcement, Conflict of Interest, Grimes|

by Katy Grimes, E&E Legal Senior Media Fellow As appearing in the Flash Report California Governor Jerry Brown inherited the Golden State, the land of opportunity. However, everything he touches turns Brown. Climate change has been the top priority of his governorship… not the flailing economy, or California’s largest-in-the-country-and-growing poverty class, or the 47th in [...]

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