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14 09, 2018

Walcher: But what will take its place?

2018-09-17T10:02:54-04:00September 14th, 2018|Clean Power Plan, EPA, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel In high school and college I competed in debate tournaments across the state and country, and remember many occasions when a debate team's plan would include abolishing some government program. Inevitably, the opponents would ask, "What will you replace it with?" [...]

21 08, 2018

Daily Caller: Au revoir! Trump to Dismantle the Key Pillar of Obama’s Paris Climate Accord Plans

2018-08-22T11:04:10-04:00August 21st, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Clean Power Plan, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller The Trump Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began the process of replacing former President Barack Obama’s signature global warming regulation that was supposed to bring the U.S. into compliance with the Paris climate accord. But those plans were dashed when President Donald Trump announced he would withdraw from the Paris [...]

7 03, 2018

Cooke: Coloradans are taking on the state’s largest monopoly utility

2018-03-08T15:19:05-05:00March 7th, 2018|Clean Power Plan, Conflict of Interest, Cooke, Media Coverage|

by Amy Cooke, Independence Institute EVP and E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in The Hill Just because President Obama’s controversial and costly Clean Power Plan is dead at the federal level doesn’t mean Colorado ratepayers are out of financial danger. Nearly 1.4 million state electricity customers await a Colorado Public Utilities Commission (COPUC) [...]

15 10, 2017

Milloy: The Clean Power Plan’s Counterfeit Benefits

2017-10-18T13:58:39-04:00October 15th, 2017|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, Clean Power Plan, Media Coverage, Milloy, War on Coal|

by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Wall Street Journal The Obama EPA claimed its regulation would have a $55 billion payoff. You’ll never believe how. The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed repeal of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan is a milestone. No Republican administration has ever mustered the courage [...]

10 10, 2017

Press Release: Two Senior E&E Legal Experts Commend the EPA For Its Move to Repeal the ‘Clean Power Plan’

2017-10-10T11:18:24-04:00October 10th, 2017|Bad Science, Clean Power Plan, Mandelbaum, Milloy, Press Releases|

Washington, D.C. -  The Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) applauds U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt for his Agency's proposed repeal of the ‘Clean Power Plan’ rules on stationary energy generating sources. This proposed rule, implemented by the Obama administration, would have been disastrous to the U.S. economy, killing critical American jobs, putting the most [...]

23 06, 2017

Walcher: California’s Economic Suicide

2017-06-23T11:04:01-04:00June 23rd, 2017|California, Clean Power Plan, Conflict of Interest, Energy Poverty, Media Coverage, States, Walcher|

by E&E Legal's Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As Appearing in the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Last fall, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law requiring his state to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels. That ratchets the state’s already severe limits down even tighter, now requiring a reduction to levels [...]

29 03, 2017

New American: Trump Takes Chainsaw to Obama’s “Climate” Schemes

2017-03-29T23:37:03-04:00March 29th, 2017|"Climate Change", 111d, Clean Power Plan, Media Coverage, Richardson, Transition|

by Alex Newman The New American Obama failed in his mission to make his "global-warming" schemes "Trump proof." Fulfilling some of his key campaign promises to voters, President Donald Trump moved Tuesday to dismantle huge swaths of the unconstitutional “climate” regime imposed on Americans by his predecessor. Among other important targets in Trump's latest executive [...]

29 03, 2017

E&E Legal Letters Issue XIV: President Trump’s Clean Power Plan Executive Order Corrects Obama EPA’s Overreach

2017-03-29T15:35:49-04:00March 29th, 2017|"Climate Change", Clean Power Plan, E&E Legal Letters, EPA, Mandelbaum|

by Chaim Mandelbaum, FME Law Executive Director On March 28, President Trump signed an executive order directing the EPA to reconsider the Clean Power Plan imposed by the Obama Administration.  This order may temporarily halt the long running legal battle over the plan, thought it surely won’t end it. This directive by the President is critical in [...]

29 03, 2017

NJ Spotlight: Trump Scraps Epa Regulations Limiting Air Pollution From Fossil Fuels

2017-03-29T11:38:33-04:00March 29th, 2017|"Climate Change", Clean Power Plan, EPA, Media Coverage, Richardson|

by Tom Johnson NJ Spotlight President Donald Trump yesterday carried through on a vow to roll back key elements of the Obama administration’s efforts to combat climate change, a decision likely to have profound impacts on a coastal state like New Jersey. To environmentalists, Democrats, and other critics of the new president, the step is [...]

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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