Trump Transition

29 06, 2017

Milloy Statement on President’s Trump Energy Dominance and Independence Speech

2017-07-03T10:26:33-04:00June 29th, 2017|Announcement, Energy, Milloy, Trump Transition|

Steve Milloy, Senior Policy Fellow for the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) and author of, issued the following statement today regarding President Donald Trump speech on America's energy dominance. The Energy & Environment Legal Institute joins President Trump in celebrating American energy dominance and independence. Years ago, the science was settled, the world’s [...]

29 06, 2017

Horner: Energy Week Is About America’s Energy Future

2017-07-03T10:00:23-04:00June 29th, 2017|Energy, Horner, Media Coverage, Trump Transition|

by Chris Horner, E&E Legal Senior Legal Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Caller The Trump Administration has proclaimed this week as “Energy Week” – a time to focus on pro-energy initiatives that can actually boost our economy, promote a message of U.S. “energy dominance” and highlight many disastrous Obama-era energy policies that helped stall [...]

29 06, 2017

New Jersey Spotlight: Trump Administration Rolling Back Protections For Small Streams, Wetlands

2017-07-03T09:48:35-04:00June 29th, 2017|Announcement, EPA, Media Coverage, Richardson, Trump Transition, WOTUS|

by Tom Johnson New Jersey Spotlight The Trump administration yesterday formally began the process of repealing a rule that extended protections to small streams and wetlands, a step environmentalists warned could degrade water quality in New Jersey and elsewhere around the nation. The proposal, announced by the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s Administrator Scott Pruitt during [...]

18 04, 2017

CEI Releases Ad Urging Trump to Withdraw from Paris Climate Treaty

2017-04-18T20:04:21-04:00April 18th, 2017|2015 Paris Talks, Paris Climate Treaty, Trump Transition, Video|

WASHINGTON -- Today, White House senior advisers are scheduled to meet about the future of U.S. involvement in the Paris Climate Treaty, even though President Trump made a campaign promise to cancel the agreement. Since December 2015, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) has made the constitutional, political, economic, and moral case against the Paris Climate Treaty. [...]

17 01, 2017 Contentious Confirmation Hearing Expected for Trump’s EPA Nominee

2017-01-20T14:55:20-05:00January 17th, 2017|EPA, Media Coverage, Richardson, Trump Transition|

by Barbara Hollingsworth ( – Supporters and opponents of Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to be administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), are gearing up for what is expected to be a contentious confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) Wednesday morning... Craig Richardson, executive director [...]

9 12, 2016

MidStream Business: Trump Taps EPA Foe To Run Agency

2016-12-09T15:42:14-05:00December 9th, 2016|EPA, Richardson, Transparency, Trump Transition|

by Darren Barbee Heart Energy After years of discord and conflict with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the oil and gas industry may finally have a ringer headed to the director’s chair at the agency. Oklahoma Attorney General E. Scott Pruitt, named by President-elect Donald Trump to head the agency, is in tight with companies such [...]

7 12, 2016

E&E News: Greens to Trump pick: ‘Let the battle begin’

2016-12-09T16:33:46-05:00December 7th, 2016|EPA, Media Coverage, Richardson, Schnare, Trump Transition|

by Robin Bravender E&E News reporter Environmentalists are preparing for war against President-elect Donald Trump's reported pick for U.S. EPA administrator, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt... Energy & Environment Legal Institute President Craig Richardson also welcomed Pruitt's selection and encouraged him to "gear up for battle" because "draining the EPA swamp will be met with [...]

5 12, 2016

Statement By E&E Legal General Counsel David W. Schnare Re: His Appointment to EPA Landing Team

2016-12-06T15:43:13-05:00December 5th, 2016|Announcement, Press Releases, Schnare, Trump Transition|

The President-Elect’s Transition team named me and others to the EPA Transition Landing Team today.  This will upset some of you and will please others.  My approach, and that of the entire transition team, is to be highly professional as we seek the information the transition team needs to create its action plans.  Our job [...]

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