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15 10, 2017

Milloy: The Clean Power Plan’s Counterfeit Benefits

October 15th, 2017|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, Clean Power Plan, Media Coverage, Milloy, War on Coal|

by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Wall Street Journal The Obama EPA claimed its regulation would have a $55 billion payoff. You’ll never believe how. The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed repeal of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan is a milestone. No Republican administration has ever mustered the courage [...]

14 10, 2017

Burlington Free Press: Vermont tries to halt deposition of former AG Sorrell in email case

October 14th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, RICO, Scandal, States, Suits, Vermont|

by April McCullum Burlington Free Press Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan is seeking to limit the public's ability to inquire about government records stored on personal email accounts, a move he says will preserve the privacy of officials across the state. In a case that could have broad implications for government transparency in Vermont, Donovan [...]

13 10, 2017

Walcher: No more meetings with anyone

October 13th, 2017|Conflict of Interest, EPA Collusion, Media Coverage, Scandal, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in The Daily Sentinel The front-page headline screamed in 40-point type: “EPA chief Pruitt met with many corporate execs. Then he made decisions in their favor.” A rare two-sentence headline! The Washington Post has broken the ultimate scandal, perhaps eclipsing even its own now-legendary 1973 [...]

6 10, 2017

InsideSources: Former Vermont AG Bill Sorrell Dodges Document Hearing in ExxonKnew Probe

October 6th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Hardin, Media Coverage, RICO, Suits, Vermont|

by Erin Mundahl InsideSource As the year passes, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s case against ExxonMobil grinds on, slowly drawing in a broader circle of state officials outside of New York with questionable ties to the case. On Wednesday, Bill Sorrell, Vermont’s longest-serving Attorney General, was due at the courthouse in Burlington, Vermont. Sorrell’s [...]

6 10, 2017

Politico Brussels: Think Tank Criticizes Shady NGO Funding

October 6th, 2017|Billionaire Scammers, Green Groups, Media Coverage, Report, Richardson, Scandal, Stanback|

by Harry Cooper and Quentin Aires Politico Brussels “Follow the money” has become a well-rehearsed mantra used by lobbyists to question the integrity of civil society organizations. The latest attack comes from the U.S.-based Energy and Environment Legal Institute (E&E), which issued a report setting out the links between Fred Stanback, a American financier, and several [...]

5 10, 2017

Townhall: Green Groups Have Deplorables Too; They Just Don’t Let You Know About It

October 5th, 2017|Billionaire Scammers, Green Groups, Media Coverage, Report, Scandal, Stanback|

by Brian McNicoll Ever notice how when people on the right speak about environmental issues, it’s always because they have been bought off by Big Oil or Big Coal or some other boogeyman, but when people on the left speak on these issues, it’s always seemingly out of the purest of motives? It turns [...]

4 10, 2017

VT Digger: Judge: Sorrell must sit for deposition in public records case

October 4th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, RICO, Silencing Dissenters, Suits, Vermont|

by Morgan True VT Digger BURLINGTON — Vermont’s former attorney general has been ordered to answer questions under oath about the possible existence of public records that the state says are confidential. The legal decision Wednesday was a major victory for a nonprofit that is suing Vermont for records related to a probe of Exxon [...]

4 10, 2017

Seven Days: Former AG Sorrell Skips Deposition, Sparks War of Words

October 4th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Hardin, Media Coverage, RICO, Silencing Dissenters, Stonewalling, Suits, Vermont|

by Alicia Freese Seven Days Former Vermont attorney general Bill Sorrell didn’t show up Wednesday morning for a deposition related to a case brought by the industry-funded Energy & Environment Legal Institute, which claimed Sorrell flouted court procedure by skipping the proceeding. For more than a year, the Washington, D.C.-based group has sought records from [...]

4 10, 2017

Daily Caller: Former AG Fails To Appear For Court-Ordered Testimony On Role In A Climate Crusade

October 4th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Richardson, RICO, Silencing Dissenters, States, Vermont|

by Chris White The Daily Caller Foundation A federal judge ordered a former Vermont attorney general to testify about his use of private emails in an investigation targeting oil producers after the Democratic official refused to appear in court for a deposition hearing addressing the probe. Judge Mary Teachout, who serves on the Vermont Superior [...]

30 09, 2017

Richardson: The Paris Climate Treaty Is Awful for the U.S. and We’re Still Not Out

September 30th, 2017|Conflict of Interest, International, Media Coverage, Paris Climate Treaty, Richardson|

by E&E Legal President Craig Richardson As Appearing in MRC's NewsBuster On September 16, social media lit up with a Wall Street Journal breaking news report that the Trump Administration is seeking ways to stay in the Paris Climate Treaty. After working with dozens of other free market, pro-liberty groups for six months encouraging the [...]

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