Grimes

18 06, 2019

E&E Legal Letters Issue XXIII: Spring 2019

2019-06-18T16:29:08-04:00June 18th, 2019|E&E Legal Letters, Grimes, Milloy, Richardson, Walcher|

Click here to download a complete pdf version of E&E Legal Letters Issue XXIII Spring. Click headlines for the full article. The Case for a Green ‘No Deal’ by Steve Milloy, Senior Policy Fellow, as appearing in the Wall Street Journal The Senate rejected the Green New Deal on a 57-0 procedural vote last month. [...]

17 06, 2019

Grimes: CalEPA and California Air Board Exempted In Budget From Open Meetings Law – Again

2019-06-17T12:33:40-04:00June 17th, 2019|California, Conflict of Interest, Grimes, Media Coverage, Transparency|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe ‘Because issues are too complex for the public to understand’ The Omnibus Resources Trailer Bill for 2019-20, contains various statutory changes “necessary to implement the Budget Act of 2019.” Yet it contains language exempting a commission of the California [...]

10 06, 2019

Grimes: Authorized Power Outages Leave Californians Sweltering and In the Dark

2019-06-10T18:18:04-04:00June 10th, 2019|California, Grimes, Media Coverage|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe Unreliable renewal energy is ideology over necessity Over the weekend, PG&E turned off power in Napa, during a heat wave, only restoring power later in the day. More power outages came at 9 p.m. to customers in Butte County, [...]

6 06, 2019

Grimes: New Bureau of Environmental Justice Seeking Funding and Enforcement Power?

2019-06-10T18:10:13-04:00June 6th, 2019|California, Green Groups, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe The DOJ’s agency within an agency appears redundant In February of 2018, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra created the Bureau of Environmental Justice within the Environment Section at the California Department of Justice. The mission of this agency within [...]

25 05, 2019

Grimes: Dems Squabble on Bill to Expedite California Environmental Review on Development Projects

2019-05-30T14:27:57-04:00May 25th, 2019|California, Green Groups, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe The bill would expedite CEQA litigation, when used to delay or slay a project A bill by Sen. Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) to expedite California Environmental Quality Act provisions and judicial reviews on many types of developments, exposed a divide [...]

23 05, 2019

Grimes: Despite Double The Water Average In 2019, CA Imposing Water Rationing And Regulations

2019-05-30T14:33:41-04:00May 23rd, 2019|California, Green Groups, Grimes, Media Coverage, Water|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe California’s Water Law: 55 gallons per person per day despite 200 percent snowpack California is abundant in natural resources: water, oil and natural gas, seafood, timber and minerals. Yet, the state has imposed water rationing on the state’s residents [...]

21 05, 2019

Grimes: With Planned Power Outages This Summer, Is California Experimenting in ‘Green New Deal’

2019-05-22T10:57:51-04:00May 21st, 2019|Conflict of Interest, Green Groups, Green New Deal, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe PG&E plan to cut power on windy days could leave millions in the dark, without power Following the devastating California wildfires of 2018, Pacific Gas and Electric recently announced it will cut power this summer to electricity customers on [...]

20 05, 2019

Grimes: Air Board Regulator Threatens Trump and California With Drastic Auto Regulations

2019-05-22T11:02:06-04:00May 20th, 2019|California, Conflict of Interest, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe Another regulatory onslaught aimed at California’s oil and gas industry California’s top environmental regulator, California Air Resources Board Chairwoman Mary Nichols, has stepped up the state’s war against the Trump Administration, as well as the state’s residents by threatening [...]

8 05, 2019

Grimes: Californians Face Residential Water Rationing Next Year Following Record 2019 Snowpack

2019-05-16T13:11:15-04:00May 8th, 2019|Conflict of Interest, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism, Water|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe Indoor water use restrictions of 55 gallons per person, per day starting in 2020 Nearly one year ago, then-Gov. Jerry Brown signed a pair of bills creating permanent residential water rationing standards throughout the state of California. Senate Bill [...]

5 05, 2019

Grimes: California Gas Prices Causing Spike in National Average

2019-05-06T10:34:37-04:00May 5th, 2019|Conflict of Interest, Energy Poverty, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe Gov. Newsom wants to know why CA gas is so high California’s high gas prices are behind the spike in the national average cost of a gallon of gas. California’s average price of $4.096 is up 44 cents from [...]

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