by Katy Grimes, E&E Legal Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As Appearing in the California Globe Droughts are naturally occurring; water shortages are created by government The California Department of Water Resources announced that snowpack levels have reached nearly 250%, the Globe reported Tuesday. Specifically, the Northern Sierra region is currently at 209% [...]
by Katy Grimes, E&E Legal Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As Appearing in the California Globe If natural gas stoves are really as dangerous as they claim, they would go after professional commercial kitchens We know that California is pushing to become the first state to ban natural gas heaters, water heaters, and [...]
by Katy Grimes, E&E Legal Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As Appearing in the California Globe ‘When politically expedient, the governors of California and Oregon will turn a blind eye to dramatic and substantial environmental damages’ Last week California Governor Gavin Newsom announced final approval of a plan to remove four dams on the [...]
The Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), joined the Institute for Energy Research (IER) on an amicus brief concerning the constitutionality of the California Waiver. The brief, filed in the D.C. Circuit Court, concerns the case, Ohio et al v. the Environmental Protection Agency. As the filing notes, "Treating some States or their subdivisions [...]
by Craig E. Richardson, E&E Legal President As appearing on RealClear Energy Sometimes the most important Supreme Court decisions are overlooked because of their technical nature. That is the case with the Supreme Court's choice to hear jurisdictional claims in B.P. P.L.C., et al. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore. The Court's ruling will either [...]
by John O'Brien Legal Newsline CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – New Hampshire’s governor has vetoed legislation that would have given personal injury lawyers a new way to file lawsuits, even when their clients haven’t been injured. Being able to make a claim for medical monitoring allows lawyers to sue companies with the hope of putting [...]
Richardson: ExxonMobil Wins Big in Climate Change Trial, but Future Decision Could Have Major Effect
by Craig Richardson, E&E Legal President As Appearing on InsideSources Nearly every American depends on petroleum products in their daily lives, and today they can rest more soundly, for now at least. Last month, a New York State Supreme Court judge found that the state’s attorney general failed to establish evidence that ExxonMobil engineered a [...]
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 Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel You can count on your 10 fingers the number of times the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled unanimously on any environmental issue. And you can count on the fingers of one hand the unanimous rulings on endangered species issues. In fact, [...]
Richardson’s Segment on the Joe Thomas Show to Discuss the NY AG’s Frivolous Lawsuit Against Exxon-Mobil
On Tuesday, December 4, E&E Legal's President Craig Richardson discussed the New York AG's frivious lawsuit against Exxon-Mobil on the Joe Thomas Show.