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7 12, 2016

Statement on President-Elect Trump’s Selection of OK Attorney General Scott Pruitt As EPA Administrator

December 7th, 2016|Announcement, EPA, Press Releases, Richardson, Transition|

“We are delighted with President-elect Trump’s selection of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  Mr. Pruitt has led the charge in recent years to confront head on the enormous federal regulatory overreach proposed by the EPA as epitomized by the Clean Power Plan and Waters of the U.S. [...]

7 12, 2016

Press Release: Virginia Attorney General Ditches NY AG Schneiderman’s ‘Climate’ Witch Hunt Campaign

December 7th, 2016|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Hardin, Inquisition, Press Releases, Richardson, RICO, Suits|

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) has agreed to drop its lawsuit against Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (VA OAG) seeking records pertaining to that office's participation in the New York AG Eric Schneiderman-led campaign against political opponents of the "climate" agenda.  This follows the Virginia AG's release of unredacted documents it had been [...]

5 12, 2016

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

December 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 [...]

17 11, 2016

Press Release: MRC Documentary Tells the Story of Lives Devastated by the War on Coal

November 17th, 2016|Energy Poverty, Press Releases, Video, War on Coal|

RESTON, VA – The Media Research Center (MRC) announces the launch of its new documentary titled, Collateral Damage: Forgotten Casualties of the Left’s War on Coal. Several organizations, including, Americans for Tax Reform, Competitive Enterprise Institute, Cornwall Alliance, E&E Legal, and The Heartland Institute, have joined the MRC’s effort to tell the story the liberal [...]

16 11, 2016

Press Release: E&E Legal Forced to Sue VA AG Herring for Illegally Withholding Correspondence Relating to “Climate RICO” Coalition, “Outside Advisors”

November 16th, 2016|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Press Releases, Richardson, RICO|

For Immediate Release: November 16, 2016 Contact: Craig Richardson Richardson@eelegal.org 703-981-5553 Washington, D.C. – Today, the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) was forced to file an open records suit with exhibits against yet another “Green 20” state attorney general (AG), this time Virginia’s Mark Herring.  Herring was an early signatory to the aborted political coalition among activist AGs [...]

25 10, 2016

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

October 25th, 2016|Conflict of Interest, EPA Collusion, Press Releases, Schnare|

For Immediate Release: October 25, 2016 Contact: Craig Richardson Richardson@eelegal.org 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

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

October 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 Richardson@eelegal.org 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 [...]

14 10, 2016

Press Release: Texas Judge Issues Discovery Order Against MA Attorney General in “Climate RICO” Scheming

October 14th, 2016|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Press Releases, RICO, Scandal, Silencing Dissenters, War on Coal|

For Immediate Release: October 14, 2016 Contact: Craig Richardson Richardson@eelegal.org 703-981-5553 Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, ”a federal judge in Texas has issued a discovery order against the Massachusetts attorney general in the hotly-contested investigation about whether the oil giant concealed information about climate change from investors and the public." The court based its opinion on information E&E Legal [...]

7 10, 2016

Press Release: E&E Legal Sues NY AG Schneiderman After Months of Stonewalling Open Records Requests

October 7th, 2016|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Green Groups, Press Releases, Richardson, RICO, Scandal, Silencing Dissenters, Stonewalling, Suits, War on Coal|

For Immediate Release: October 7, 2016 Contact: Craig Richardson Richardson@eelegal.org 703-981-5553 Schneiderman Unlawfully Withholding Documents Which Other FOI Requests Prove Exist, and are Not Privileged Washington, D.C. – After months of stonewalling of public information requests by New York's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) was once again forced to file suit against that office to [...]

29 09, 2016

Press Release: E&E Legal Sues EPA to Force Release of Documents Related to its Work with Controversial Institute

September 29th, 2016|Conflict of Interest, EPA Collusion, Press Releases, Suits|

For Immediate Release: September 29, 2016 Contact: Craig Richardson Richardson@eelegal.org 703-981-5553 Washington, D.C. - Today the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), to force the Agency to begin turning over documents it promised to release under a May 2016 [...]

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