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16 08, 2016

NewsMax: Daily Caller: Obama Administration Has $25M Secret in Environmental Lawsuits

2016-08-16T10:39:22-04:00August 16th, 2016|Conflict of Interest, E&E Legal v. EPA, Energy, EPA Collusion, Media Coverage, Suits|

by Jason Devaney NewsMax The U.S. government has kept the recipients of $25 million in legal fees stemming from environmental lawsuits a secret in the Obama administration, according to a new report. The Daily Caller News Foundation discovered that more than $49 million in public money has been paid to lawyers stemming from lawsuits pertaining [...]

16 08, 2016

NewsMax: Daily Caller: Obama Administration Has $25M Secret in Environmental Lawsuits

2016-08-16T10:39:22-04:00August 16th, 2016|Conflict of Interest, E&E Legal v. EPA, Energy, EPA Collusion, Media Coverage, Suits|

by Jason Devaney NewsMax The U.S. government has kept the recipients of $25 million in legal fees stemming from environmental lawsuits a secret in the Obama administration, according to a new report. The Daily Caller News Foundation discovered that more than $49 million in public money has been paid to lawyers stemming from lawsuits pertaining [...]

23 11, 2015

E&E Legal Letters Issue IX: Energy & Environment Legal Institute asks D.C. Circuit to strike down EPA’s “Clean Power Plan”

2015-11-21T12:14:01-04:00November 23rd, 2015|Clean Power Plan, E&E Legal Letters, E&E Legal v. EPA, Mandelbaum|

by Chaim Mandelbaum FME Law Counsel On October 29, The Energy & Environment Legal Institute filed two petitions in the D.C. U.S. Court of Appeals. These petitions asked the court to review the two key prongs of EPA’s “Clean Power Plan (CPP)”, a plan which will do little if anything to help the environment, but [...]

3 04, 2014

Drew Johnson: The EPA’s Inappropriate Alliance with Radical Environmental Groups Must Stop

2014-04-03T16:24:38-04:00April 3rd, 2014|E&E Legal v. EPA, EPA, EPA Collusion, Media Coverage, Petition Litigation, Transparency|

by Drew Johnson Senior Fellow, Taxpayers Protection Alliance As appearing in the Rockland County Times While running for reelection in 2012, President Obama repeatedly claimed that he would pursue an “all of the above” energy policy. But after winning a second term, his administration seems to have decided that “all of the above” doesn’t include [...]

2 04, 2014

FoxNews.com: EPA accused of stonewalling records requests from conservative groups

2014-04-02T11:48:52-04:00April 2nd, 2014|E&E Legal v. EPA, EPA, Horner, Media Coverage, Petition Litigation, Selenium, Transparency|

  A conservative legal group filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday, accusing the agency of stonewalling records requests and engaging in political bias when granting fee waivers for documents. The Washington, D.C.-based Energy & Environment Legal Institute filed the suit in U.S. District Court in an attempt to force the EPA to [...]

1 04, 2014

Washington Times: Conservative group sues EPA over open-records requests

2014-04-02T09:42:43-04:00April 1st, 2014|E&E Legal v. EPA, EPA, Horner, Media Coverage, Selenium, Transparency|

By Stephen Dinan Washington Times A conservative legal group sued the EPA on Tuesday, arguing that the agency engages in political discrimination when deciding which open-records requests it will fulfill. The lawsuit comes after congressional Republicans found the Environmental Protection Agency regularly grants liberal groups a break on open-records fees, but denies conservative groups the [...]

1 04, 2014

Daily Caller: Conservative group sues EPA over its ‘IRS-like’ tactics

2014-04-01T16:41:03-04:00April 1st, 2014|E&E Legal v. EPA, EPA, Horner, Media Coverage, Petition Litigation, Selenium, Transparency|

by Michael Bastasch Daily Caller News Foundation A conservative environmental law group is suing the Environmental Protection Agency over its alleged “IRS-like” tactics, including stone-walling federal records requests and imposing fees on conservative groups that sought government records. The Energy & Environment Legal Institute is trying to force the EPA to release records previously denied [...]

1 04, 2014

Press Release: E&E Legal Sues EPA For Failure to Release FOIA’d Selenium Documents

2016-12-11T17:08:00-04:00April 1st, 2014|E&E Legal v. EPA, EPA, Horner, Petition Litigation, Press Releases, Schnare, Transparency|

For Immediate Release: April 1, 2014 Contact: Craig Richardson [email protected] E&E Legal Sues EPA to Compel Production Under FOIA of Records Related to the Agency’s Regulation of the Trace Element Selenium, Which EPA Has Used in its Ongoing “War On Coal” to Deny, and in One Case Retroactively Veto, Mining Permits Washington, D.C. – The [...]

21 03, 2014

NewsMax: Legality of EPA Rules Questioned by Environmental Litigators

2016-12-11T17:08:00-04:00March 21st, 2014|E&E Legal v. EPA, EPA, Horner, Media Coverage, Transparency|

by Jennifer G. Hickey NewsMax Environmental Protection Agency regulations on coal emissions are unconstitutional because the agency colluded with environmental groups in formulating the rules, an attorney with a nonprofit environmental law firm tells Newsmax. On March 10, Chris Horner filed an 81-page formal regulatory comment asserting that legal precedent has established that a rule [...]

10 03, 2014

Daily Caller: Report: EPA coal plant rule tainted by secretiveness, collusion with green groups

2014-03-10T16:42:12-04:00March 10th, 2014|E&E Legal v. EPA, Horner, Media Coverage, War on Coal|

Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller Foundation The Environmental Protection Agency’s rule to limit carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants is tainted by secretiveness and collusion with environmental groups, according to a conservative environmental lawyer. Energy and Environmental Law Institute attorney Chris Horner has presented an 81-page regulatory comment showing the EPA’s “New Source Performance [...]

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