by H. Sterling Burnett Heartland Institute The Energy and the Environment Legal Institute promotes free-market environmentalism through strategic litigation. David Schnare, General Counsel of E&E Legal, discusses several ongoing actions, including E & E Legals’ request that the IRS and FEC investigate the Sierra Club for illegal fundraising and improper electioneering activities. Read more and listen to the podcast.
by Chad Groening One News Now The Energy & Environment Legal Institute has sent a letter to Federal Election Commission chair Lee Goodman, asking the FEC to investigate potential federal and state financial disclosure violations by the Sierra Club. The Sierra Club recently was implicated in a $1 million ad buy aimed at smearing and defeating [...]
by Daniel Bush E&E Reporter A right-leaning legal institute is asking the Federal Election Commission to investigate Sierra Club Independent Action's political spending in Iowa, where the group is working to defeat Republican Senate nominee Joni Ernst. The Energy & Environment Legal Institute has accused the Sierra Club of funneling money to its super political [...]
ElectricityPolicy.com A nonprofit watchdog, the Energy & Environment Legal Institute, has filed a document with the IRS alleging that the Sierra Club and the Sierra Club Foundation are violating nonprofit tax laws, a charge the environmental groups vehemently denied. The institute, known as E&E Legal, said Sierra Club organizations are in potential noncompliance with IRS [...]
by Steven Keeler Mukilteo Beacon E&E LEGAL FILES REFERRAL WITH IRS REGARDING SIERRA CLUB AND SIERRA CLUB FOUNDATION TAX LAW VIOLATIONS — Washington, D.C. – Today, the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) filed a formal referral with the Internal Revenue Service alleging the Sierra Club and the Sierra Club Foundation are in potential [...]
David Schnare Discusses E&E Legal’s IRS Referral and Report re: Sierra Club’s Tax Violations on the Amy Oliver Show
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Kevin Bogardus E&E reporter The Energy & Environment Legal Institute is targeting the Sierra Club, alleging that one of the country's most powerful environmental organizations is not complying with tax law. The conservative-leaning critic of U.S. EPA and the environmental movement filed complaints with the Internal Revenue Service today against the Sierra Club and theSierra Club Foundation. [...]
by Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller A nonprofit legal foundation has notified the Internal Revenue Service that a prominent environmental group may be violating its tax-exempt status by engaging in activities that promote private interests of board members and green energy businesses. The Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) filed a formal referral with the IRS [...]