CEI Staff Competitive Enterprise Institute Blog Every fall, the leaves turn colors (in most parts of the country), those leaves (and temperatures) drop, and late October brings a celebration of the scary, the macabre, and the delicious. Kids and the kids-at-heart dress up in costume for Halloween with the goal of scaring a friend or [...]
Richardson’s Appearance on the Lars Larsen Show to Discuss the Left’s Lawsuit Against Energy Companies
E&E Legal President Craig Richardson joined Lars Larsen radio program to discuss the his recent op-ed discussing a Rhode Island U.S. District Court judge's decision to remanded a politically driven climate change lawsuit case back to state court. Listen now.
by E&E Legal Craig Richardson As appearing on Townhall.com This week may well mark the last hurrah for both a rumored run for the presidency by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his high-profile lawsuit against five energy producers. Last January, New York City joined several other municipalities in filing lawsuits against major [...]
Richardson’s Interview on the Steve Gruber Show Discussing the NY AG’s Frivolous Lawsuit Against Exxon
On Wednesday, December 5, E&E Legal President Craig Richardson was interviewed on the Steve Gruber Radio Show about yet another lawsuit filed by a desperate NY AG.
Richardson’s Appearance on Conservative Commandos Radio Show to Discuss the NY AG’s Frivolous Lawsuit Against Exxon-Mobil
On Monday, December 3rd, E&E Legal President Craig Richardson joined the Conservative Commandos Radio Show to discuss his recent op-ed, Bogus climate change lawsuits need to stop. In the piece, Richardson said, "These lawsuits, which attempt to settle policy questions that belong to elected legislatures, only serve to harm the hard-working communities who are employed by [...]
By James M. Taylor and H. Sterling Burnett Heartland Institute The Energy and Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal)...trounced government hacks in the grips of climate alarmist mania in two court battles recently. In the first case, Arizona’s appellate court issued a terse, seven-word decision, “Motion for Stay Pending Appeal is DENIED,” in a case in [...]
by Erin Mundahl InsideSources Environmentalists lost another fight on Thursday, after U.S. District Judge John Keenan dismissed New York City’s lawsuit against Exxon Mobil, Shell, and other major oil companies. In January, the city first filed a lawsuit against the energy companies, arguing that they were liable for damages the city incurred as a result [...]
by Dave Gram VT Digger The Vermont attorney general’s office may appeal this week’s order by a judge who said the state must pay about $66,000 to cover legal expenses of groups that sought and were first denied access to documents under Vermont’s public records law... In her order, [Judge Mary] Teachout concluded that “EELI [...]
Richardson’s Appearance on the Joe Thomas Show to Discuss a Court’s Decision to Dismiss Shakedown Lawsuits by Enviros
On June 27, E&E Legal President Craig Richardson appeared on the Joe Thomas In-the-Morning radio show to discuss the CA Federal District Court's decision to dismiss the shakedown lawsuits against leading energy companies. Listen here.
Daily Caller’s Obtained Memo Reveals Steyer’s Involvement in Lawsuits Against Energy Industry Despite His Claims to the Contrary
by Craig Richardson, President The Daily Caller published an article yesterday that covered a memo showing Tom Steyer, the billionaire environmentalists, had a deep involvement in the attacks on ExxonMobil, despite the billionaire’s assertions to the contrary. The new memo indicates members of Fahr LLC, Next Gen, and TomKat Foundation met in November 2015 to [...]