22 11, 2022

Notice of Appeal filed in Young v. EPA

2022-11-29T13:51:03-05:00November 22nd, 2022|CASAC, Conflict of Interest, EPA, Petition Litigation, Suits, Young v. EPA|

As appearing on Junkscience.com Coming off a partial trial court loss in September, the CASAC portion of Young v. EPA is being appealed. The question to be determined is: Did Congress authorize EPA to rig statutorily required external scientific peer review with agency grantee-cronies? This case will determine the outcome of the Biden regime’s efforts [...]

1 11, 2022

E&E Legal Joins IER Amicus Brief Arguing Constitutionality of California Waiver

2022-11-01T13:35:41-04:00November 1st, 2022|California, California Waiver, Coalitions, EPA, Legal, Suits|

The Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), joined the Institute for Energy Research (IER) on an amicus brief concerning the constitutionality of the California Waiver.  The brief, filed in the D.C. Circuit Court, concerns the case, Ohio et al v. the Environmental Protection Agency.  As the filing notes, "Treating some States or their subdivisions [...]

16 09, 2022

Daily Caller: ‘Sending A Message’: EPA And DOI Raid Oil Company’s Offices After It Spilled Fewer Than 3 Barrels Of Oil: REPORT

2022-09-27T11:52:28-04:00September 16th, 2022|"Climate Change", "Scare Pollution", Communism, EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Jack McAvoy The Daily Caller Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Interior Department (DOI) agents searched the Louisiana office of QuarterNorth Energy, an oil company, for documents relating to an oil leak that spilled two and a half barrels of oil, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. EPA and DOI agents searched the company’s office in Lafayette for [...]

26 08, 2022

Walcher: Just kidding, we weren’t serious

2022-08-26T13:40:37-04:00August 26th, 2022|Colorado, EPA, Green Groups, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel A quantum physicist named Erwin Schrodinger, in a 1935 discussion with Albert Einstein, suggested a concept known as Schrodinger’s Cat, whereby an animal is both alive and dead, depending on unknowable hypothetical circumstances. There is a modern variation, in which someone [...]

24 08, 2022

Daily Caller: Dems’ Climate Bill Overrules Supreme Court, Expands EPA’s Control Over Energy Industry

2022-08-26T14:01:36-04:00August 24th, 2022|"Climate Change", "Scare Pollution", Communism, EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy|

Trevor Schakohl The Daily Caller The Democrat-led climate bill signed into law Aug. 16 grew the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) authority over energy after the Supreme Court limited it in June, the bill’s text shows, by defining carbon dioxide as an air pollutant. The court’s decision in West Virginia v. EPA limited the EPA’s regulatory [...]

19 08, 2022

Walcher: This is going to be big

2022-08-22T11:00:33-04:00August 19th, 2022|EPA, Green Groups, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel John Muir, founder of the modern environmental movement, spent much of his life working to preserve Yosemite as a national park. He later wrote, “As long as I live, I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I’ll interpret the rocks, [...]

5 08, 2022

Walcher: Who needs Wyoming anyway?

2022-08-09T10:52:37-04:00August 5th, 2022|EPA, Media Coverage, Walcher, Wyoming|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel The Bureau of Land Management has finalized its purchase of a 35,670-acre ranch southwest of Casper, Wyoming, its largest-ever land acquisition in that state. The Marton Ranch, stretching across Natrona and Carbon counties, has been on the BLM’s wish list for [...]

1 08, 2022

The Daily Signal: Manchin’s Support May Hand EPA Power to Throttle Coal Industry

2022-08-02T11:17:07-04:00August 1st, 2022|"Climate Change", "Scare Pollution", EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Jack McEvoy The Daily Signal The new spending bill that drew backing from Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., contains funding provisions that could allow the Environmental Protection Agency to work around the Supreme Court’s recent ruling reducing the agency’s ability to regulate emissions from coal plants. The economic package would make $45 million available to [...]

29 07, 2022

Milloy: The Supreme Court pulled us off the regulatory ledge, but rogue agencies are still a problem

2022-09-13T12:55:22-04:00July 29th, 2022|"Climate Change", "Scare Pollution", EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy, SCOTUS|

by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junkscience.com Founder As appearing in The Washington Examiner As climate activists wail in the wake of the setback to their agenda recently delivered by the Supreme Court in its West Virginia v. EPA decision, the rest of us should be grateful that the costly and out-of-control federal [...]

29 07, 2022

Walcher: Do they read The Daily Sentinel

2022-08-02T11:07:03-04:00July 29th, 2022|Colorado, EPA, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel The headline read, “Supreme Court Reins in EPA on Clean Power Plan.” On the last day of its recent session, the court released its long-anticipated ruling in West Virginia vs. EPA, four consolidated cases representing 19 states, numerous labor unions, utilities, [...]

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