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4 01, 2019

Walcher: Governing without Congress

2019-01-19T09:42:31-04:00January 4th, 2019|Conflict of Interest, Governments, Legislative Branch, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel If America's founders had been forced to choose between having no Congress, or no president, they would quickly have chosen the latter. They knew all too well the abuses of an all-powerful monarch. But they also knew complex governments cannot be [...]

24 11, 2014

E&E Legal Letters Issue V: Bills to Watch in Congress

2016-12-11T17:07:56-04:00November 24th, 2014|E&E Legal Letters, Legislative Branch|

The 2014 midterm elections brought sweeping changes to Washington with the U.S. Senate switching parties, and the GOP expanding their majority in the U.S. House. Big changes on the energy and environment front were seen immediately as the lame duck session returned to the nation’s capital to attempt to finish up some old business. The Keystone [...]

24 07, 2014

Press Release: E&E Legal’s Tanton to Testify Before U.S. Subcommittee on Energy & Power Today

2016-12-11T17:07:57-04:00July 24th, 2014|Legislative Branch, Press Releases, Tanton, Testimony|

For Immediate Release: July 24, 2014 Contact: Craig Richardson [email protected] E&E Legal’s Tom Tanton to Testify Before U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Hearing on the Economic Impacts of State and Federal Energy Policies Washington, D.C. – Today, Tom Tanton, Director of Science and Technology Assessment for the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), [...]

18 07, 2014

E&E Legal’s Tom Tanton to Testify at July 24th U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Hearing: “Laboratories of Democracy: The Economic Impacts of State Energy Policies”

2014-07-18T10:22:46-04:00July 18th, 2014|Legislative Branch, Tanton, Testimony|

Tom Tanton, Director of Science and Technology Assessment for the Energy & Environment Legal Institute, will testify on July 24th in front of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy and Power as part of their hearing on "Laboratories of Democracy: The Economic Impacts of State Energy Policies."  According to a Subcommittee press release, the "hearing will [...]

19 03, 2014

E&E Legal’s Hidden Cost of Wind Study Cited in IER KS Senate Committee on Utilities Testimony

2014-03-21T13:26:26-04:00March 19th, 2014|Legislative Branch, Renewable Energy, Testimony|

The Institute for Energy Research (IER) cited an E&E Legal study, "The Hidden Cost of Wind Electricty," when testifying in front of the Kansas Senate Standing Committee on Utilities arguing against the state's Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPSs).  Click here for IER's testimony.

16 09, 2013

Free Market Groups Join to Call on U.S. Senate Committee to Oppose Ron Binz’s FERC Nomination

2013-09-27T23:02:17-04:00September 16th, 2013|Coalitions, Issues, Legislative Branch, Nominees, U.S. Congress, War on Coal|

WASHINGTON D.C. – The American Tradition Institute (ATI) joined the American Energy Alliance (AEA) and 12 other free market organizations in sending a letter today to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources which called on committee members to oppose the confirmation of Ron Binz as Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).  Citing "grave concerns" [...]

4 04, 2013

Colorado Admits Certain Defeat In Renewable Energy Lawsuit With Introduction Of New Bill

2016-12-11T17:08:18-04:00April 4th, 2013|E&E Legal v. CO, Legislative Branch, Press Releases, State Legislature|

For Immediate Release – April 4, 2013 Contact: Craig Richardson, Executive Director, American Tradition Institute [email protected] COLORADO ADMITS CERTAIN DEFEAT IN RENEWABLE ENERGY LAWSUIT WITH INTRODUCTION OF NEW BILL Cooperatives, Jobs, and Consumers Among Biggest Losers in  State’s Latest Failed Renewable Energy Attempt  DENVER - Facing certain defeat in a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality [...]