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10 05, 2019

Walcher: Were they in the same meeting?

2019-05-16T13:06:26-04:00May 10th, 2019|Land use, Media Coverage, U.S. Congress, Walcher, Water|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in the Daily Sentinel George Bernard Shaw once quipped, "The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." That could apply to the famous 2009 meeting between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Pope Benedict XVI, after which she reported that [...]

19 09, 2018

E&E Legal Joins AEA-Led Coalition Letter Urging Congress not to Extend E.V. Tax Credit

2018-09-19T11:55:31-04:00September 19th, 2018|Coalitions, E.V., Subsidies, U.S. Congress|

The Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) signed on to a letter coordinated by the American Energy Alliance (AEA) U.S. House of Representative Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady "to strongly object to any effort to expand the current electrical vehicle tax credit in any way." The letter continues: The justification of this tax [...]

16 07, 2018

E&E Legal Joins CEI-Led Coalition Letter Supporting House Resolution Opposing a Carbon Tax

2018-12-19T13:47:03-04:00July 16th, 2018|Carbon Tax, Coalitions, Policy, U.S. Congress|

E&E Legal signed on to a letter coordinated by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) to Speaker Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy urging them to bring up a resolution that would severely hurt the U.S. economy.  Nearly twenty other free-market organizations signed onto the letter.  The letter begins: We write you today to respectfully [...]

11 07, 2018

E&E Legal Joins CEI-Led Coalition Letter in Support of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration CAFE Proposal

2018-12-19T13:47:41-04:00July 11th, 2018|CAFE, Coalitions, Policy, U.S. Congress|

E&E Legal signed on to a letter coordinated by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) to Heidi King, Deputy Administrator National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in support of the NHTSA proposed CAFE standards.  The letter begins: Our organizations endorse good governance through policies that promote free markets and enable consumer choice. In that light, we write today [...]

9 07, 2018

E&E Legal Joins AEA-Led Letter Opposing a Carbon Tax

2018-12-19T13:48:03-04:00July 9th, 2018|Carbon Tax, Coalitions, Policy, U.S. Congress|

E&E Legal signed on to a letter coordinated by American Energy Alliance (AEA) to Speaker Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy urging them to bring up a Sense of Congress resolution that states a carbon tax would be harmful to the U.S. economy.  Nearly twenty other free-market organizations signed onto the letter. Read more.

30 08, 2016

Horner: The Senate Must Confront the President on the Paris Climate Treaty

2016-12-11T17:07:00-04:00August 30th, 2016|2015 Paris Talks, Conflict of Interest, Horner, Paris Climate Treaty, U.S. Congress|

by Chris Horner, E&E Legal Senior Legal Fellow This week, reports suggest that President Obama will purport to join the other nations, from North Korea to Norway with others in between that have already ratified the Paris Climate Treaty — as required by their respective systems for treaty commitments — and claim to unilaterally “Accept” [...]

30 08, 2016

Horner: The Speech Sen. McConnell Should Give about Supreme Court Vacancies

2016-12-11T17:07:00-04:00August 30th, 2016|2015 Paris Talks, Conflict of Interest, Horner, Paris Climate Treaty, U.S. Congress, War on Coal|

by Chris Horner, E&E Legal Senior Legal Fellow This week, reports suggest that President Obama will purport to join the other nations, from North Korea to Norway with others in between that have already ratified the Paris Climate Treaty — as required by their respective systems for treaty commitments — and claim to unilaterally “Accept” [...]

23 11, 2015

E&E Legal Letters Issue IX: E&E Legal Hosts First Annual Gala

2016-12-11T17:07:36-04:00November 23rd, 2015|E&E Legal Letters, Horner, Richardson, Schnare, U.S. Congress|

On the evening of October 27, sixty friends and associates gathered at the Reserve Officers Association, which is located directly across the street from the U.S. Senate office buildings for E&E Legal’s First Annual Gala. The event, which was emceed by Craig Richardson, E&E Legal’s Executive Director, served as an opportunity to showcase the work the group [...]

20 04, 2015

McConnell: EPA climate rule a disaster worth fighting against

2016-12-11T17:07:40-04:00April 20th, 2015|"Climate Change", 111d, Conflict of Interest, EPA Collusion, U.S. Congress|

by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell As Appearing in the Kentucky Herald The Herald-Leader's recent attempt to equate those who work in the Kentucky coal fields — along with those of us who support and defend their way of life — with the Southern plantation owners who once enriched themselves off the backs of slaves is [...]

14 04, 2015

Thomas Sowell: The New Inquisition

2015-04-14T09:34:37-04:00April 14th, 2015|"Climate Change", Conflict of Interest, Inquisition, U.S. Congress|

Thomas Sowell Townhall.com How long will this country remain free? Probably only as long as the American people value their freedom enough to defend it... Congressman Raul Grijalva has been writing universities, demanding financial records showing who is financing the research of dissenting scientists, and demanding their internal communications as well. Mr. Grijalva says that [...]

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