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13 03, 2018

NYT: Pompeo, Trump’s Pick for Secretary of State, Is a ‘Great Climate Skeptic’

2018-03-13T21:02:28-05:00March 13th, 2018|"Climate Change", "Scare Pollution", DOE, Media Coverage, Milloy, Nominees|

by Lisa Friedman and Coral Davenport New York Times The fall of Rex W. Tillerson from the Trump administration — on Tuesday, Mike Pompeo, the C.I.A. director, was tapped to replace him as secretary of state — removes one the last remaining presidential advisers whose views on global warming are in line with the rest [...]

27 03, 2014

Natural Gas Intelligence: Lawsuit Seeks Documents Related to Bay’s FERC Nomination

2014-04-02T11:53:44-05:00March 27th, 2014|FERC, Media Coverage, Nominees, Transparency|

by David Bradley Natural Gas Intelligence The Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E) has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in which it claims FERC has refused to release documents in response to an October 2013 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request related to alleged maneuvering by former [...]

26 03, 2014

Washington Examiner: Energy regulator nominates unqualified crony, refuses to respond to FOIA request

2014-03-26T18:34:42-05:00March 26th, 2014|FERC, Horner, Media Coverage, Nominees, Transparency|

by Ashe Schow Washington Examiner Classic Washington: hire someone based on political reasons and not actual qualifications, and hope no one notices. And if someone notices: ignore, ignore, ignore. That's the path chosen by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which has refused to turn over documents relating to an October 2013Freedom of Information Act request regarding [...]

16 09, 2013

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

2013-09-27T23:02:17-05:00September 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" [...]

21 08, 2013

Ron Binz Doesn’t Seem to Like Most Power Producers

2016-12-11T17:08:17-05:00August 21st, 2013|Binz, Cooke, Horner, Media Coverage, Nominees, Richardson|

Letter to the Editor Wall Street Journal Today's Wall Street Journal ran a Letter to the Editor signed by ATI's Senior Fellows Chris Horner, and Amy Oliver Cooke, and Executive Director, Craig Richardson, along with the Competitive Enterprise Institute's William Yeatman. The letter was titled: "Ron Binz Doesn't Seem to Like Most Power Producers: The [...]

28 06, 2013

ATI: Obama Nominee to Chair Energy Commission an Anti-Coal Warrior With Ethical Troubles Already Exposed by Colorado’s Freedom of Information Law

2016-12-11T17:08:17-05:00June 28th, 2013|Nominees, Press Releases, Transparency, War on Coal|

For Immediate Release – June 28, 2013 Contact: Craig Richardson, Executive Director, American Tradition Institute [email protected] ATI: Obama Nominee to Chair Energy Commission an Anti-Coal Warrior With Ethical Troubles Already Exposed by Colorado’s Freedom of Information Law Washington, D.C. – As the fitting next-step after President Obama’s strident speech Tuesday reaffirming his war on abundant [...]