12 04, 2022

Daily Caller: Climate Experts Give GOP Roadmap For ‘Reining In’ Biden’s ‘Rogue’ Green Regulations

2022-04-19T12:46:44-04:00April 12th, 2022|"Scare Pollution", Energy, Gas Prices, Media Coverage, Milloy, WOTUS|

by Thomas Catenacci The Daily Caller Two climate experts sent a letter Monday to Republican leadership in Congress, recommending energy actions that could be taken if the GOP takes back majority control of the legislature. Steve Milloy, a senior legal fellow at the Energy & Environment Legal Institute, and James Taylor, president of the Heartland [...]

27 01, 2022

Walcher: Which side will Colorado take?

2022-01-31T14:03:52-05:00January 27th, 2022|Media Coverage, Walcher, Water, WOTUS|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Sometimes as part of a dire prediction, someone will say, “I hope I’m wrong, but…” Last week, I was completely wrong, and that’s great news. Writing about a petition for the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a new appeal on the [...]

14 01, 2022

Walcher: Let’s settle this once and for all

2022-01-18T11:58:28-05:00January 14th, 2022|Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Walcher, WOTUS|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel The infamous Hatfield-McCoy family feud lasted from the Civil War through the trial of Johnse Hatfield in 1901, finally ending only by an old-fashioned public hanging in Pike County, Kentucky. More than a dozen family members and friends had been murdered, [...]

18 06, 2021

Walcher: You guys should talk

2021-06-23T15:02:58-04:00June 18th, 2021|Colorado, Media Coverage, Walcher, WOTUS|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel When different branches of the same organization work at cross purposes, it is often said that the right hand doesn’t know what the left hand is doing. One seemingly unrelated pair of current political initiatives illustrates the point. Several times over [...]

25 06, 2020

Walcher: Winning the war, then surrendering

2020-06-26T11:34:10-04:00June 25th, 2020|Colorado, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Walcher, WOTUS|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel A popular blog called TV Tropes has a post beginning, “So, you won a war, you bask in the glory of victory, and all that stuff. But when you finally get over all this excitement, you realize your problems still aren’t [...]

23 04, 2020

Walcher: The beginning of the end

2020-04-27T13:38:11-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Media Coverage, Walcher, WOTUS|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel This week the Trump administration released its “final” version of the new regulation defining exactly what waters are regulated by the federal Clean Water Act, under the section known as Waters of the United States (WOTUS). But is anything in government [...]

30 01, 2020

Walcher: Turning an aircraft carrier

2020-02-24T11:04:50-05:00January 30th, 2020|Media Coverage, Walcher, WOTUS|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel Since the days of George Washington, presidents have wished they could make government employees do what they are told. Actually, that frustration is much older than America. Peter the Great once said, “People think I rule Russia, but a thousand bureaucrats [...]

29 09, 2019

Walcher: It Means What It Says

2019-09-30T15:06:00-04:00September 29th, 2019|Media Coverage, Walcher, WOTUS|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher Leaders are often advised to be straightforward. “Say what you mean, and mean what you say.” The quote is often attributed to General George Patton, or sometimes to President Harry Truman. There is no evidence either of them ever said it, but they both certainly believed it. [...]

29 06, 2017

New Jersey Spotlight: Trump Administration Rolling Back Protections For Small Streams, Wetlands

2017-07-03T09:48:35-04:00June 29th, 2017|Announcement, EPA, Media Coverage, Richardson, Trump Transition, WOTUS|

by Tom Johnson New Jersey Spotlight The Trump administration yesterday formally began the process of repealing a rule that extended protections to small streams and wetlands, a step environmentalists warned could degrade water quality in New Jersey and elsewhere around the nation. The proposal, announced by the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s Administrator Scott Pruitt during [...]

27 06, 2017

Richardson’s Statement on EPA, Army Corps of Engineers Announcement Re: Plans to Rescind Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule

2017-06-28T08:20:02-04:00June 27th, 2017|Announcement, EPA, Press Releases, Richardson, WOTUS|

Craig Richardson, president of the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announcement today regarding its plans to rescind the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule: “Earlier this year, President Trump took a significant step in returning [...]

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