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12 07, 2019

Walcher: Which is worse? The ailment or the cure?

2019-07-17T11:47:20-04:00July 12th, 2019|Billionaire Scammers, Conflict of Interest, Environment, Land use, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in The Daily Sentinel It is commonly said of ill-advised policies that "the cure is worse than the ailment." That's often true, but not always. It came to mind this week when several websites expressed horror over a report regarding numerous environmental policy changes. Several articles carried [...]

11 07, 2019

E&E Legal Joins AEA and Other Free Market Groups in Urging President Trump to Hold Firm on CAFE Reform

2019-07-12T11:52:11-04:00July 11th, 2019|CAFE, Coalitions, Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: JORDAN McGILLIS (AEA) 202.621-2947 Nationwide Free Market Coalition to President Trump: Hold Firm on CAFE Reform WASHINGTON — A coalition of 30 organizations, led by the American Energy Alliance, sent a letter to President Trump today expressing its unified support for his administration's effort to reform the federal [...]

11 07, 2019

OneNewsNow: If it’s an emergency, then where’s the action?

2019-07-12T11:35:57-04:00July 11th, 2019|"Climate Change", "Scare Pollution", Media Coverage, Milloy, Socialism|

by Chris Woodward OneNewsNow.com Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) has joined two House Democrats in calling for a resolution to declare a climate emergency in the United States, but one leader in the fight against junk science says it's just "posturing." Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon) said in a press call Tuesday that "the inspiration for this [...]

3 07, 2019

Grimes: CalEPA Building Has a Rat Infestation; ‘Catch-and-Release’ Isn’t Working

2019-07-08T10:17:52-04:00July 3rd, 2019|California, Conflict of Interest, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe The agency that regulates rat poison must now turn to rat poisons Wednesday morning, CBS13 reported that the California Environmental Protection Agency headquarters building in downtown Sacramento has been fighting a rat infestation for more than five weeks. Apparently [...]

28 06, 2019

Walcher: Conservation vs. the IRS

2019-07-08T10:00:01-04:00June 28th, 2019|Conflict of Interest, IRS Tax Violation, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in The Daily Sentinel Governments own almost a fourth of the land in the United States, mostly federal, mostly in the West. We often wonder how much is enough, and worry about the constant growth in government ownership. Hundreds of millions are spent every year [...]

27 06, 2019

The Epoch Times: US Air Quality Isn’t Slipping: Taking a Closer Look at the Data

2019-07-08T10:22:31-04:00June 27th, 2019|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, Environment, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Richard J. Trzupek The Epoch Times On June 18, The Associated Press published a story under the byline of Seth Borenstein and Nicky Forster with the troubling headline “US Air Quality is Slipping After Years of Improvement.” While there are grains of truth in both the headline and the story that follows, there’s also [...]

25 06, 2019

Grimes: SMUD Utility ‘Summer Rates’ Surge To Accommodate Increasing Renewable Cost Subsidies

2019-06-26T13:15:54-04:00June 25th, 2019|California, Grimes, Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Renewable Subsidies, Socialism|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe A new rate system charges residential users higher rates between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. On June 1st, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District began charging Sacramento electricity users and ratepayers a new rate system that charges residential users higher [...]

21 06, 2019

Walcher: Just a little more

2019-06-24T10:27:47-04:00June 21st, 2019|Land use, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in The Daily Sentinel The National Wildlife Refuge System began modestly in 1903, but today it is the largest wildlife conservation program in the world. It includes 562 refuges, totaling more than 150 million acres, in all 50 states and numerous islands from the Caribbean [...]

20 06, 2019

Milloy: No, your smartphone isn’t going to boil your skin off or give you cancer in the 5G age

2019-06-24T10:34:17-04:00June 20th, 2019|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junkscience.com Founder As appearing in the Financial Post The bottom line is that there is no physics or physical evidence that 5G is anything to worry about Faster 5G wireless networks are here. And that’s going to be great for our communications needs and the economy. [...]

17 06, 2019

Grimes: Get Ready For Higher Gas Costs In Time for California Summer Travel

2019-06-24T10:41:48-04:00June 17th, 2019|California, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism, Taxation|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe California gas tax increases July 1, and next year, and the year after On July 1, just in time for summer road trips, California’s gas tax will go up another 5.6 cents. The increase occurs even as the rest [...]

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