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22 08, 2017

Liberty News Now: Dem Civil War As California Prepares To Pass $3 Billion Tesla Bailout

2017-09-05T18:18:52-04:00August 22nd, 2017|Billionaire Scammers, Conflict of Interest, Energy Poverty, Media Coverage, Tanton|

by Chuck Hoster Liberty News Now A California state bill to give $3 billion in state subsidies to electric vehicle manufacturers is seeing an intense fight in the Senate. The bill, a potential boon for car manufacturers like Tesla Motors, is being criticized by opponents for giving taxpayer money to industries that serve to enrich [...]

21 08, 2017

Washington Free Beacon: Steyer Critics Call Out Tax-Break ‘Hypocrisy’ Over Support for New Tesla Subsides

2017-08-22T10:46:40-04:00August 21st, 2017|Billionaire Scammers, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Scandal, Steyer, Tanton|

by Susan Crabtree Washington Free Beacon The fight over a California state bill to create a $3 billion state subsidy program for electric vehicles, a potential boon for Tesla, is intensifying with the Senate set to take up the measure Monday. Conservatives this week criticized environmentalist activist Tom Steyer for backing the bill, which would [...]

19 08, 2017

Tanton: Wrong Way Chad

2017-08-22T11:16:48-04:00August 19th, 2017|Cap & Trade, Media Coverage, Scandal, Tanton|

by Tom Tanton, E&E Legal Director of Science and Technology Assessment As appearing in Flash Report Much has been said already about the betrayal by Assembly Republican leader Chad Mayes, pushing for enough republican members to pass Jerry Brown’s cap and trade extension. He’s been trying to justify the vote and coercion of fellow republicans [...]

9 08, 2017

Heartland Institute Experts React To Leaked Climate Science Special Report

2017-08-14T13:52:24-04:00August 9th, 2017|"Climate Change", Bad Science, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Tanton, War on Coal|

Heartland Institute Press Release The New York Times this week posted a draft of a climate science report by the federal government’s U.S. Global Change Research Program. The Timesclaimed it was leaking a confidential document, but apparently the draft was available for public comment for months. The report, which you can read here, was written by Obama-era staffers [...]

7 06, 2017

Krebs & Tanton: Direct Use of Natural Gas: Unshackle Efficiency from Obama’s ‘Deep Decarbonization’ (Part 1)

2017-06-07T13:35:53-04:00June 7th, 2017|Energy, Media Coverage, Tanton|

by Mark Krebs, Spire Energy, and E&E Legal's Tom Tanton As Appearing in MasterResource “What Secretary Perry has yet to recognize is that the same hostile forces behind the ‘war against coal’ are now focused on eliminating the direct use of natural gas…. By taking a fresh look at the economic importance of natural gas [...]

8 03, 2017

Tanton: How California Regulations Are Polluting The World

2017-03-10T10:09:17-05:00March 8th, 2017|"Climate Change", Media Coverage, Scandal, Tanton|

by Tom Tanton, E&E Legal Director of Science and Technology Assessment, and Thomas Del Beccaro As appearing in Forbes In the church of climate change, carbon emissions are a sin and ending the use of fossil fuels our only prayer. So, the Left regulates and regulates in an effort to reduce so-called greenhouse gases – without ever asking [...]

6 03, 2017

Tanton: DOE’s EERE: Reform Ideas for Secretary Perr

2017-03-14T17:00:14-04:00March 6th, 2017|DOE, Media Coverage, Regulatory Reform, Tanton|

by Tom Tanton, E&E Legal Director of Science and Technology Assessment, and Mark Krebs As appearing in MasterResource ...With a renewed focus on energy consumers and less on environmental cronyism, DOE can gain new found respect from the American public and help drive a resurgent economy. With this purpose in mind, we offer the following [...]

31 01, 2017

Tanton: Federal Energy Efficiency Mandates: DOE’s End Run vs. the Public Interest

2017-02-01T14:23:07-05:00January 31st, 2017|Conflict of Interest, DOE, Media Coverage, Tanton|

by Tom Tanton, E&E Legal Director of Science and Technology Assessment, and Mark Krebs As appearing in MasterResource Part I This is Part 1 in a two-part article about an abuse of the Request for Information (RFI) process at the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficient and Renewable Energy (EERE). The issue involves revising [...]

16 12, 2016

Tanton: No, Jerry, California Is NOT Leading

2016-12-19T13:13:14-05:00December 16th, 2016|"Climate Change", Energy Poverty, Media Coverage, Tanton, War on Coal|

by Tom Tanton, E&E Legal's Director of Science and Technology Assessment As Appearing in Canada Free Press In a fiery speech to the American Geophysical Union conference, California Governor Brown continued his quest regarding climate change, but has apparently revealed a chink in his armor. He threatened incoming President Trump that California will go it’s own way [...]

14 10, 2016

Cohen: CALIFORNIA COUNTY BLOCKS SOLAR PROJECT

2016-10-26T14:04:24-04:00October 14th, 2016|Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Renewable Subsidies, Tanton|

by Bonner Cohen Heartland Institute In a closely watched decision, the San Bernardino, California County Board of Supervisors (SBBOS) voted 3–2 to reject a controversial solar-energy facility in California’s scenic Mojave Desert. The board rejected the facility by declining to certify permits required under state law... Critics of government-mandated and subsidized renewable-energy products were also [...]

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