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25 09, 2018

Press Release: Greg Walcher’s Comments Re: ESA Proposed Rule Changes

2018-12-19T13:43:25-04:00September 25th, 2018|Comments, DOI, ESA, Policy, Walcher|

For Immediate Release: September 25, 2018 Contact: [email protected] 202-810-2001  E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher Submits Comments for the Proposed ESA Rule Changes Applauds effort and calls for strengthening of delisting and recover provisions Washington, D.C. - Yesterday E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher submitted comments to the Department of Interior (DOI) Fish [...]

21 09, 2016

Tom Tanton’s Comments to the Federal Trade Commission on Solar Electricity

2016-09-21T12:37:17-04:00September 21st, 2016|Comments, Renewable Energy, Renewable Subsidies, Solar, Tanton|

On August 19, 2016, Tom Tanton, E&E Legal's Director of Science and Technology Assessment, filed comments with the Federal Trade Commission regarding solar electricity (Project Number P161200). Following is a summary of those comments: The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is examining competition and consumer protection issues raised by consumers’ growing use of rooftop solar panels to generate their [...]

9 06, 2015

Bluefield Daily Telegraph: Scientists demonstrate more fallacies of ‘manmade global warming’

2015-06-09T11:37:55-04:00June 9th, 2015|111d, Comments, GHG Rule, Horner, Media Coverage|

by James H. "Smokey" Shott Blue field Daily Telegraph It seems that every few weeks we hear or see some scientific data that seriously challenges the politically correct notion that the activities of man, burning fossil fuels for energy, are irreversibly and catastrophically damaging the Earth’s atmosphere and causing global temperatures to rise to dangerous [...]

28 05, 2015

Marlo Lewis: Will EPA Scrap the Carbon Capture Mandate?

2016-12-11T17:07:40-04:00May 28th, 2015|111d, Comments, GHG Rule, Media Coverage, War on Coal|

by Marlo Lewis Cooler Heads Blog “EPA appears to have dropped its controversial requirement that new coal plants install partial carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) from its draft final new source performance standards (NSPS) that it recently sent to the White House for interagency review, according to one informed source,” Dawn Reeves reported last week [...]

27 05, 2015

Watts Up With That: EPA Busted for Ideology

2015-05-28T14:37:45-04:00May 27th, 2015|111d, Comments, GHG Rule, Media Coverage, War on Coal|

by James Sawhill, Guest Essay Watts Up With That The EPA’s attempt to harness new coal-fired power plant constructions has been exposed as ideological rather than legal. The EPA further ignored the Department of Energy’s (DOE) earlier conclusion that carbon capture and storage (CCS) has not been “adequately demonstrated.” [1] Thanks to commentary from The [...]

22 05, 2015

Media Advisory: Attorney-Authors of Regulatory Comments that Raised Serious Legal Issues re: EPA’s Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Mandate Available to Discuss Reports that EPA May Drop this Mandate

2016-12-11T17:07:40-04:00May 22nd, 2015|Comments, EPA Mandate: CCS, FME Law, Horner, Press Releases, Schnare|

For Immediate Release: May 22, 2015 Contact: Craig Richardson [email protected] 202-758-8301 - MEDIA ADVISORY-   Attorney-Authors of Regulatory Comments that Raised Serious Legal Issues re: EPA's Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Mandate Available to Discuss Reports that EPA May Drop this Mandate Who/What: Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) Senior Legal Fellow and well-known [...]

21 05, 2015

Daily Caller: Sources: EPA Scrambles To Protect Key Climate Rule

2015-05-22T08:44:48-04:00May 21st, 2015|Comments, EPA Mandate: CCS, FME Law, Media Coverage, War on Coal|

by Michael Bastach Daily Caller The Environmental Protection Agency may delay a contentious rule mandating carbon capture technology for coal-fired power plants, according to news reports. The agency has not officially commented on the reported rule, but sources familiar with the possible delay of the New Source Performance Standards say it stems from serious problems [...]

21 05, 2015

Newsmax: Report: EPA May Drop Technology Mandate for Coal-Fired Plants

2015-05-22T08:25:58-04:00May 21st, 2015|Comments, EPA Mandate: CCS, Media Coverage, War on Coal|

by By John Blosser Newsmax When it comes to the stare-down between power plant operators and the Obama administration's controversial plan to cut carbon monoxide emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may be about to blink. The Christian Science Monitor reports that the standard is the "centerpiece [...]

25 03, 2015

E&E Legal Joins CEI and Other Free Market Allies in Submitting Comments re: Council on Environmental Quality’s NEPA Review

2015-03-27T20:28:24-04:00March 25th, 2015|"Climate Change", Coalitions, Comments, Richardson, Schnare, War on Coal|

E&E Legal was one of nearly twenty free market oriented groups who provided comments to the Honorable Michael Boots, Chair, regarding the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review.  In the summary, the letter said: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review is an inappropriate framework for making climate policy. Project-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions should not be a [...]

19 03, 2015

Release: E&E Legal Files Comments on EPA’s Proposed Ozone Rule; EPA Claims it Will Save Lives But It Will Actually Cause More Deaths

2016-12-11T17:07:41-04:00March 19th, 2015|Comments, Ozone, Press Releases, Schnare|

For Immediate Release: March 19, 2015 Contact: Craig Richardson [email protected] 202-758-8301 E&E Legal Files Comments on EPA's Proposed Ozone Rule; EPA's Contention that the Rule Will Save Lives is Bogus as the Rule Will Actually Cause an Increase in Deaths Washington, D.C. -- On Tuesday, the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) filed Comments [...]