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23 09, 2022

Walcher: This subsidy won’t cost much

2022-09-26T15:52:51-04:00September 23rd, 2022|E.V., Electrification, Media Coverage, U.S. Congress, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel When California passed legislation banning the sale of gas-powered vehicles by 2035, and 14 states prepared to follow suit, many observers questioned the practicality of the lofty goal. There are not enough electric cars made in the world to replace California’s [...]

16 09, 2022

Walcher: Green energy faces the same permitting hurdles

2022-09-19T13:22:01-04:00September 16th, 2022|"Climate Change", Media Coverage, U.S. Congress, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel The “agreement” supposedly reached between Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and his party leaders to pass a major permitting reform bill has fallen apart, as discussed last week. But it also highlighted one of the most consequential debates in modern politics. Several [...]

9 09, 2022

Walcher: How Democrats double-crossed Joe Manchin on permitting reform

2022-09-12T12:18:41-04:00September 9th, 2022|"Climate Change", Media Coverage, U.S. Congress, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel The author of one of America’s most famous autobiographies, The Education of Henry Adams, wrote that “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin must be wondering where his influence stops. With [...]

9 02, 2022

Milloy: America COMPETES Act: Nancy Pelosi’s climate trap

2022-02-14T14:31:24-05:00February 9th, 2022|"Climate Change", "Scare Pollution", Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Milloy, U.S. Congress|

by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow and Junkscience.com Founder As appearing in the Washington Times The House Republicans have renamed Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “America COMPETES Act” as the “America CONCEDES Act.” But COMPETES is worse than that. It should be called the “America TRICKED and BETRAYED Act.” COMPETES, short for “Creating Opportunities for [...]

30 06, 2020

Daily Caller: House Dems Introduce A 538-Page Plan For ‘Solving’ Climate Change Amid A Pandemic, Economic Downturn

2020-07-06T11:30:45-04:00June 30th, 2020|"Climate Change", "Scare Pollution", Junkscience.com, Media Coverage, Milloy, Socialism, U.S. Congress|

by Chris White Daily Caller Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a 538-page climate plan Tuesday that is designed to eliminate the U.S. economy’s contributions to global warming. The plan seeks to address climate change through a combination of government mandates, tax incentives and revamped infrastructure, according to the Washington Post. The proposal comes as lawmakers and [...]

10 12, 2019

E&E Legal Joins AEA, CEI, and other Free-Market Groups In Opposing EV Tax Extensions

2019-12-13T11:43:18-05:00December 10th, 2019|Coalitions, E.V., Richardson, Subsidies, U.S. Congress|

On December 10, E&E Legal joined the American Energy Alliance (AEA), Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and more than 30 other free-market organizations in a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell objecting "to any deal that extends, expands, or enlarges the electric vehicle tax credit," as the letter says.  The joint correspondence goes on to say: The [...]

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

2018-12-19T13:47:03-05:00July 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

2018-12-19T13:47:41-05:00July 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 [...]

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