Clean Power Plan

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 [...]

8 12, 2016

Richardson: An opportunity to return balance to energy policy

2016-12-11T17:06:57-05:00December 8th, 2016|Clean Power Plan, Energy Poverty, Media Coverage, Richardson, Transition|

by Craig E. Richardson, E&E Legal President As Appearing in The Hill America needs to develop its natural resources within a framework of policies that protect the Earth through wise stewardship of the land. While the past eight years have yielded a windfall of policies, there has been little wisdom attached to them. Take for [...]

21 09, 2016

MRC NewsBusters: E&E Legal: New Proof EPA Officials Used Private Email to Talk with Media, Green Groups

2016-12-11T17:06:59-05:00September 21st, 2016|Clean Power Plan, Conflict of Interest, EPA Collusion, Green Groups, Horner, Media Coverage, Scandal|

by Julie A. Seymour MRC NewsBusters Energy & Environmental Legal Institute released new documents showing what it called “collusion” between the Environmental Protection Agency, environmentalist groups and even reporters. FOIA-ed emails obtained by E&E Legal, the Competitive Enterprise Institute and Jeb Harmon showed that the EPA’s Michael Goo used a private email account to correspond with [...]

21 09, 2016

Alan Nathan Show: Chaim Mandelbaum Discusses EPA’s Collusion with Green Groups in Writing Clean Power Plan

2016-09-21T19:17:18-04:00September 21st, 2016|Clean Power Plan, EPA Collusion, Green Groups, Mandelbaum, Media Coverage, Scandal|

On September 21, 2016, E&E Legal counsel Chaim Mandelbaum appeared on the Alan Nathan radio show to discuss the extensive collusion that went on between the EPA and green activists groups in writing the Clean Power Plan.  To listen, click here.

20 09, 2016

Washington Times: Emails reveal collusion between EPA and green groups on crafting climate-change rules

2016-09-20T15:37:28-04:00September 20th, 2016|111d, Clean Power Plan, EPA, EPA Collusion, Green Groups, Media Coverage, Scandal, Transparency|

by Valerie Richardson Washington Times A newly released cache of government emails offers more evidence of behind-the-scenes collusion between the Environmental Protection Agency and green groups in crafting greenhouse-gas regulations, including an effort by one green lobbyist to enlist the EPA in fundraising. The Energy & Environment Legal Institute issued a report Tuesday based on [...]

2 09, 2016

E&E Legal Letters Issue XII: Oral Arguments Looms for Clean Power Plan

2016-09-02T10:32:13-04:00September 2nd, 2016|111d, Clean Power Plan, E&E Legal Letters, Mandelbaum|

by Chaim Mandelbaum FME Law Counsel On September 27, 2016, the entire United States District Court for the District of Columbia will hear oral arguments in West Virginia, et al. v EPA, to which E&E Legal is party, challenging the EPA’s “Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units” rule under [...]

26 05, 2016

E&E Legal Letters Issue XI: Full DC Circuit to Review Obama Power Plan

2016-12-11T17:07:20-05:00May 26th, 2016|111d, Clean Power Plan, E&E Legal Letters, FME Law, Green Groups, Mandelbaum|

by Chaim Mandelbaum, FME Law Counsel On May 16th, 2016, the D.C. Circuit issued a surprise decision in the case regarding one piece of the ‘Obama Clean Power Plan’, ordering that the full Circuit Court would hear the case, instead of the three judge panel to which it was originally assigned to.  The case, West Virginia, [...]

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