23 03, 2021

E&E Legal Letters XXX: E&E Legal Returns to Conservative Watchdog Role with New Administration

2021-03-23T14:55:19-04:00March 23rd, 2021|DOE, E&E Legal Letters, Schnare, Transparency|

Joe Biden ran on a promise that he would return to the devastating and economy-killing "climate change" policies of the Obama-era.  Not coincidentally, policies that would give China a tremendous manufacturing advantage in the world economy since they are not beholden to the same unreachable emission reduction “goals” as the U.S. and other Western countries. [...]

10 03, 2021

Press Release: E&E Legal Files FOIA with DOE Regarding the Recently Formed Task Force on Scientific Integrity

2021-03-10T14:49:11-05:00March 10th, 2021|Communism, DOE, Press Releases, Richardson, Schnare, Transparency|

Watchdog Group Seeks Records to Clarify Biden Administration's Definition of "Equity" and Other Orwellian Terms For Immediate Release: March 10, 2021 Contact: [email protected] (202-810-2001) Washington, D.C. -  On Monday, the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), a conservative watchdog group, filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the U.S. Department of Energy [...]

24 06, 2020

Schnare: A Brief Comment on Twenty-First Century Stewardship

2020-06-26T12:01:50-04:00June 24th, 2020|Schnare, Stewardship|

by Dr. David W. Schnare, Esq. Lately I have been pondering the gulf between Muir and Pinchot.  As one Federal Judge remarked on a case I had before him – a difficult case that pitted preservation against conservation – “In the end, it’s a political question.” Stewardship of natural and human resources has been a [...]

7 12, 2016

E&E News: Greens to Trump pick: ‘Let the battle begin’

2016-12-09T16:33:46-05:00December 7th, 2016|EPA, Media Coverage, Richardson, Schnare, Trump Transition|

by Robin Bravender E&E News reporter Environmentalists are preparing for war against President-elect Donald Trump's reported pick for U.S. EPA administrator, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt... Energy & Environment Legal Institute President Craig Richardson also welcomed Pruitt's selection and encouraged him to "gear up for battle" because "draining the EPA swamp will be met with [...]

6 12, 2016

E&E Daily: Trump packs EPA team with climate rule foes

2017-03-04T14:41:43-05:00December 6th, 2016|Announcement, Media Coverage, Schnare, Transition|

by Robin Bravender E&E News reporter The Trump transition team has filled out the ranks of its energy and environmental agency landing teams with fierce critics of major climate regulations. After a slow start in getting transition teams up and running inside energy and environmental agencies, the transition announced a slew of new team members [...]

5 12, 2016

Statement By E&E Legal General Counsel David W. Schnare Re: His Appointment to EPA Landing Team

2016-12-06T15:43:13-05:00December 5th, 2016|Announcement, Press Releases, Schnare, Trump Transition|

The President-Elect’s Transition team named me and others to the EPA Transition Landing Team today.  This will upset some of you and will please others.  My approach, and that of the entire transition team, is to be highly professional as we seek the information the transition team needs to create its action plans.  Our job [...]

31 10, 2016

Morning Consult: Scientist Briefly Resigned From Cancer Group Over Transparency

2016-11-01T10:33:40-04:00October 31st, 2016|Conflict of Interest, EPA Collusion, Media Coverage, Schnare|

by Jack Fitzpatrick October 31, 2016 A scientist involved in an international organization researching cancer offered his resignation in April because of uncertainty over whether its documents were subject to U.S. public records laws, according to emails obtained by Morning Consult. The International Agency for Research on Cancer has been under scrutiny since it published [...]

25 10, 2016

Press Release: Statement by E&E Legal General Counsel Re: EPA Administrator McCarthy Deliberately Withholding Public Records Due to WHO Pressure

2016-10-27T14:11:34-04:00October 25th, 2016|Conflict of Interest, EPA Collusion, Press Releases, Schnare|

For Immediate Release: October 25, 2016 Contact: Craig Richardson [email protected] 703-981-5553 Washington, D.C. - The following statement is from Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) General Counsel David W. Schnare, in response to two significant developments: Reuters reporting that the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) instructed U.S. public employees to withhold documents being sought by open records [...]

25 10, 2016

Reuters: WHO cancer agency asked experts to withhold weedkiller documents

2016-10-26T14:23:30-04:00October 25th, 2016|Conflict of Interest, International, Media Coverage, Schnare|

by Kate Kelland Reuters LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization's cancer agency - which is facing criticism over how it classifies carcinogens - advised academic experts on one of its review panels not to disclose documents they were asked to release under United States freedom of information laws. In a letter and an email seen [...]

25 10, 2016

Press Release: E&E Legal’s Lawyers, NY Citizens Sue NY AG for Illegally Withholding Correspondence Re: “Climate RICO” Collusion with Activists

2016-12-11T17:06:58-05:00October 25th, 2016|AG Collusion, Common Interest Agreement, Conflict of Interest, FME Law, Press Releases, RICO, Schnare, Stonewalling, Suits, War on Coal|

For Immediate Release: October 25, 2016 Contact: Craig Richardson [email protected] 703-981-5553 Today, the Free Market Environment Law Clinic (FME Law) was forced to file suit (with exhibits), along with and on behalf of several New York citizens’ groups, against Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office for wrongfully withholding records responsive to a Freedom of Information Law request. FME Law represents [...]

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