11 10, 2018

Heartland: EPA Broadens Enforcement Scrutiny Beyond Oil, Gas, And Agriculture

2018-10-11T13:59:49-04:00October 11th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Michael McGrady The Heartland Institute The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is phasing out its special focus on pollution enforcement against the oil and gas industry and livestock producers. In place of  heightened scrutiny on these two industries enacted under former President Barack Obama, EPA will broaden its anti-pollution enforcement efforts to [...]

14 09, 2018

Walcher: But what will take its place?

2018-09-17T10:02:54-04:00September 14th, 2018|Clean Power Plan, EPA, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel In high school and college I competed in debate tournaments across the state and country, and remember many occasions when a debate team's plan would include abolishing some government program. Inevitably, the opponents would ask, "What will you replace it with?" [...]

22 08, 2018

Daily Caller: Emails Suggest An Even Deeper Level Of Collusion Between Top EPA Officials And Lobbyists

2018-08-27T12:08:39-04:00August 22nd, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Conflict of Interest, EPA, Glider Trucks, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Michael Bastasch Daily Caller Newly unearthed emails suggest an even deeper level of collusion between Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) career staff and lobbyists to keep an Obama-era regulation in place. It’s only the latest development in the Trump administration’s battle to finalize a repeal of Obama-era regulations slapped on a small section of the [...]

7 08, 2018

Milloy’s Participation at Heartland’s Energy First Conference Discussing EPA Reforms

2018-08-17T15:03:33-04:00August 7th, 2018|Coalitions, Conferences & Seminars, EPA, Milloy|

On August 7, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Steve was a panelist at one of the Heartland Institute's Energy First Conference held in New Orleans, LA.  Walcher was one of three panelists on a session, Reforming EPA: Lots Of Progress, More To Do.  As the panel description explained, "Three members of President Trump’s Transition Team for [...]

2 08, 2018

E&E Legal’s Steve Milloy’s Appearance on Fox Business News to Discuss Pres. Trump’s Decision to Freeze Fuel Standards

2018-08-17T15:38:47-04:00August 2nd, 2018|"Scare Pollution", CAFE, EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy|

On August 2, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junk Science Founder Steve Milloy appeared on Fox Business News.  He discusses the Trump administration freezing fuel-efficiency standards and EPA efforts to rein in regulations under President Trump.

17 07, 2018

E&E Legal’s Steve Milloy Testifies to EPA on Science Transparency

2018-12-19T13:46:18-04:00July 17th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, EPA, Milloy, Policy, Secret Science, Testimony|

Junkscience.com founder and E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow testified yesterday on a topic he literally wrote the book: science reform.  In the testimony he said in part: Since 1990s, EPA grantees like Harvard’s Doug Dockery and Brigham Young University’s Arden Pope have refused to make available to the public the raw data used in their epidemiologic [...]

13 07, 2018

E&E News: Wheeler’s surprise priority: Risk communication

2018-07-19T16:00:50-04:00July 13th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Sean Reilly E&E News reporter When acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler laid out the need for more certainty to agency employees in a get-acquainted speech Wednesday, his top priority might have come as a surprise: risk communication. "Risk communication goes to the heart of EPA's mission of protecting public health and the environment," he [...]

10 07, 2018

Daily Caller: Scott Pruitt’s Parting Gift: Nixing One More Obama-Era Regulation

2018-07-11T09:20:34-04:00July 10th, 2018|Conflict of Interest, EPA, Glider Trucks, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller A regulation to strictly limit the sale of refurbished truck engines was effectively repealed on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt’s final day in office. Pruitt’s last day at the agency was Friday, but that same day, EPA shifted its policy towards glider kits, which are trucks with [...]

5 07, 2018

MarketPlace: Pruitt out, but not many changes expected at EPA

2018-07-09T10:40:07-04:00July 5th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Scott Tong MarketPlace The deregulatory priorities of the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency, long sought by industry, are not expected to change in the post-Scott Pruitt era, according to supporters and foes of the administration and independent observers. Key Pruitt deputies remain in place at top levels of the agency, and the former energy lobbyist [...]

5 07, 2018

Bloomberg News: EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns Amid Crush of Scandals

2018-07-09T10:20:29-04:00July 5th, 2018|Announcement, EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Jennifer A Dlouhy Bloomberg News Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has resigned after a deluge of damaging revelations about his spending, travel, and a condo rental deal that prompted some Republican lawmakers to distance themselves and question his continued effectiveness. President Donald Trump announced in a tweet on Thursday that he’d accepted the [...]

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