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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