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 [...]

22 02, 2016

Daily Caller: ‘Captured’: EPA Let Green Lobbyists Write Its Global Warming Regs

2016-02-22T17:24:44-05:00February 22nd, 2016|111d, Clean Power Plan, DOE, GHG Rule, Green Groups, Horner, Manipulation, Media Coverage, Scandal, Transparency|

by Michael Bastasch Daily Caller The Obama administration basically let lobbyists tied to left-wing environmental groups write the government’s massive global warming regulatory scheme, according to documents obtained by a free market legal group. Attorneys with the Energy & Environment Legal Foundation (E&E) released a report Monday calling the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a “captured” [...]

18 02, 2015

E&E Legal Files Suit Against the DOE to Compel Production of FOIA’d Documents

2015-02-18T16:18:19-05:00February 18th, 2015|DOE, Suits|

Today, the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) filed suit against the Department of Energy (DOE) for certain emails and other records that also were requested in September 2014 by requested by House Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton and others as described in the complaint, relating to EPA's greenhouse gas NSPS rulemaking. E&E Legal [...]

7 01, 2015

Greenwire: Conservative group [E&E Legal] sues DOE in strike against power plant rule

2015-01-07T18:16:22-05:00January 7th, 2015|DOE, GHG Rule, Media Coverage, Transparency|

by Jean Chemnick, E&E reporter Greenwire A conservative group sued the Energy Department this week for documents on a major carbon capture and storage project in a bid to chip away at a key component of U.S. EPA's draft rule for curbing greenhouse gases from new power plants. The Energy & Environment Legal Institute filed [...]

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