16 11, 2017

CNBC: Climate skeptics and coal boosters gather to cheer Trump’s energy agenda — and hold his feet to the fire

2017-11-28T16:01:23-05:00November 16th, 2017|CASAC, Media Coverage, Milloy, Transition|

by Tom DiChristopher CNBC HOUSTON — Clips of President Donald Trump extolling the virtues of fossil fuels played over a bed of soaring music, in the well-appointed hotel ballroom, as images of coal miners and the Statue of Liberty flashed across the screen. When the video came to a close, the audience erupted in applause [...]

29 03, 2017

New American: Trump Takes Chainsaw to Obama’s “Climate” Schemes

2017-03-29T23:37:03-04:00March 29th, 2017|"Climate Change", 111d, Clean Power Plan, Media Coverage, Richardson, Transition|

by Alex Newman The New American Obama failed in his mission to make his "global-warming" schemes "Trump proof." Fulfilling some of his key campaign promises to voters, President Donald Trump moved Tuesday to dismantle huge swaths of the unconstitutional “climate” regime imposed on Americans by his predecessor. Among other important targets in Trump's latest executive [...]

17 02, 2017

Statement on the Confirmation of OK Attorney General Scott Pruitt As EPA Administrator

2017-02-17T13:30:39-05:00February 17th, 2017|Announcement, EPA, Press Releases, Richardson, Transition|

Craig Richardson, president of the Energy & Environment Legal Institute, issued the following statement regarding the confirmation of Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency: America’s manufacturers, energy producers, farmers, ranchers, small business owners, and families have reason to celebrate today’s confirmation of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as the next Administrator of the [...]

29 01, 2017

Cooke: Media overreacts and mischaracterizes normal EPA transition

2017-02-01T13:56:32-05:00January 29th, 2017|Cooke, EPA, Media Coverage, Transition|

by Amy Oliver Cooke, E&E Legal Senior Media Fellow As Appearing in The Complete Colorado Last fall, the media reached a new low. According to a Gallup poll, fewer than one-third of Americans expressed confidence in the fourth estate’s ability “to report the news fully, accurately and fairly,” the lowest since Gallup began asking in [...]

20 01, 2017

Walcher: Does the red fern grow?

2017-02-06T14:45:17-05:00January 20th, 2017|EPA, Media Coverage, Transition, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in The Daily Sentinel At the risk of repeating myself (this is a recurring theme), there are many examples of major environmental controversies that aren’t really about the environment. Far too often, adversaries face each other across courtrooms arguing not about environmental protection, but about [...]

18 12, 2016

Washington Times: Longtime EPA foe goes behind enemy lines on Trump ‘landing team’

2016-12-19T13:36:58-05:00December 18th, 2016|EPA, Horner, Media Coverage, Transition|

by Stephen Dinan The Washington Times For a decade, he has used open-records laws to pry loose some of the EPA’s secrets. Now Christopher Horner is on the inside, part of President-elect Donald Trump’s landing team at the Environmental Protection Agency, preparing the way for the next administration. Perhaps no issue will see a greater [...]

12 12, 2016

GreenWire: Agency’s FOIA adversary now on the inside

2016-12-19T14:38:54-05:00December 12th, 2016|EPA, Horner, Media Coverage, Transition, Transparency|

by Kevin Bogardus E&E News reporter Christopher Horner, a relentless hunter of U.S. EPA documents, is now allowed inside the agency's walls. Horner, a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, is a member of President-elect Donald Trump's agency landing team for EPA, the transition team announced Friday. As part of the landing team, Horner [...]

8 12, 2016

Richardson: An opportunity to return balance to energy policy

2016-12-11T17:06:57-05:00December 8th, 2016|Clean Power Plan, Energy Poverty, Media Coverage, Richardson, Transition|

by Craig E. Richardson, E&E Legal President As Appearing in The Hill America needs to develop its natural resources within a framework of policies that protect the Earth through wise stewardship of the land. While the past eight years have yielded a windfall of policies, there has been little wisdom attached to them. Take for [...]

7 12, 2016

NGI’s Shale Daily: Trump to Nominate Oklahoma AG Pruitt, EPA Critic, to Lead Agency

2016-12-09T15:31:33-05:00December 7th, 2016|EPA, Media Coverage, Richardson, Transition|

by Charlie Passut NGI's Shale Daily Oklahoma Attorney General (AG) Scott Pruitt, considered an ally to the fossil fuel industry -- and a longtime critic of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its alleged regulatory overreach -- has been selected by President-elect Trump to lead the agency... Energy & Environment Legal Institute President Craig [...]

7 12, 2016

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

2016-12-07T15:29:45-05:00December 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. [...]

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