29 04, 2024

E&E News: How Trump 2.0 could transform DOE

2024-05-07T12:36:59-04:00April 29th, 2024|"Climate Change", DOE, Media Coverage, Trump 2024|

by Brian Dabbs E&E News. EnergyWire Veterans of the first Trump administration predicted in interviews what their former boss might do with energy policy if he returns to the White House. More oil and gas permitting. Aggressive deregulation. Federal career staff relegated to the sidelines. That’s the vision for American energy policy if former President [...]

19 04, 2024

Walcher: Energy Department is the new Philosopher King

2024-04-23T11:54:29-04:00April 19th, 2024|DOE, Environment, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel There is a famous story about Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman walking down the street with a friend. The friend stopped and said, “Hey, there is a $20 bill on the sidewalk.” The economist turned to him and replied, “There can’t [...]

12 03, 2024

Milloy: Biden administration is closing the valve on domestic energy

2024-03-15T12:01:59-04:00March 12th, 2024|China Joe, DOE, Energy, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junkscience.com Founder As appearing in the Washington Times As if we didn’t know for certain already, serving the climate cult is a higher priority to the Biden administration than helping Americans or our allies. Last month, President Biden announced in a teleconference with Energy Secretary Jennifer [...]

15 09, 2023

Walcher: Training kids to use dangerous weapons

2023-09-19T11:00:02-04:00September 15th, 2023|DOE, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Are we teaching kids to use dangerous weapons that create a more violent world, or how not to do so? Apparently, that depends on whether you ask the U.S. Department of Education, or the governments of all 50 states. In the [...]

15 08, 2023

The Daily Wire: Energy Secretary’s Alleged Ethics Violations Prompt 15 Groups To Demand Her Resignation

2023-08-18T10:31:15-04:00August 15th, 2023|China Joe, Coalitions, Comptrollers, DOE, Media Coverage, Richardson|

by Mairead Elordi The Daily Wire Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm’s alleged ethics violations and failures have prompted 15 nonprofits to write to President Joe Biden on Tuesday demanding her resignation. The coalition of nonprofits, which say they are dedicated to promoting ethics and integrity in government, said Granholm has “disregarded and de-prioritized her ethics obligations [...]

23 03, 2021

E&E Legal Letters XXX: E&E Legal Returns to Conservative Watchdog Role with New Administration

2021-03-23T14:55:19-04:00March 23rd, 2021|DOE, E&E Legal Letters, Schnare, Transparency|

Joe Biden ran on a promise that he would return to the devastating and economy-killing "climate change" policies of the Obama-era.  Not coincidentally, policies that would give China a tremendous manufacturing advantage in the world economy since they are not beholden to the same unreachable emission reduction “goals” as the U.S. and other Western countries. [...]

10 03, 2021

Press Release: E&E Legal Files FOIA with DOE Regarding the Recently Formed Task Force on Scientific Integrity

2021-03-10T14:49:11-05:00March 10th, 2021|Communism, DOE, Press Releases, Richardson, Schnare, Transparency|

Watchdog Group Seeks Records to Clarify Biden Administration's Definition of "Equity" and Other Orwellian Terms For Immediate Release: March 10, 2021 Contact: [email protected] (202-810-2001) Washington, D.C. -  On Monday, the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), a conservative watchdog group, filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the U.S. Department of Energy [...]

13 03, 2018

NYT: Pompeo, Trump’s Pick for Secretary of State, Is a ‘Great Climate Skeptic’

2018-03-13T21:02:28-04:00March 13th, 2018|"Climate Change", "Scare Pollution", DOE, Media Coverage, Milloy, Nominees|

by Lisa Friedman and Coral Davenport New York Times The fall of Rex W. Tillerson from the Trump administration — on Tuesday, Mike Pompeo, the C.I.A. director, was tapped to replace him as secretary of state — removes one the last remaining presidential advisers whose views on global warming are in line with the rest [...]

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 [...]

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