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31 03, 2015

ATR: Conservative Groups Unify Around McConnell Strategy to Protect States Against EPA Power Grab; E&E Legal One of the Signatories

2015-04-01T13:18:52-04:00March 31st, 2015|"Climate Change", Coalitions, U.S. Congress|

by Alexander Hendrie & Chris Prandoni Americans for Tax Reform Americans for Tax Reform today released a coalition letter signed by 32 nationwide conservative or free-market organizations supporting Sen. Mitch McConnell’s work with states to contest the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP). Last June the EPA proposed the legally precarious CPP that [...]

26 03, 2015

Press Release: E&E Legal’s David Schnare Testifies at U.S. House Hearing on EPA’s Compliance with FOIA, Federal Records Act

2015-08-27T09:26:59-04:00March 26th, 2015|Press Releases, Schnare, Testimony, Transparency, U.S. Congress|

Embargoed Until: March 26, 2015 10:00 a.m. EDT Contact: Craig Richardson [email protected] 202-758-8301 E&E Legal's David Schnare Testifies Before the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Hearing on EPA's Compliance with FOIA, Federal Records Act; Says EPA's Culture of Failing to Meet its Responsibilities Under These Transparency Laws Must Change Washington, D.C. -- [...]

4 03, 2015

Majority Leader McConnell: States should reject Obama mandate for clean-power regulations

2015-03-04T15:43:56-04:00March 4th, 2015|111d, U.S. Congress|

by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell As Appearing in the Lexington Herald-Leader The Obama administration's so-called "clean power" regulation seeks to shut down more of America's power generation under the guise of protecting the climate. In reality, this proposed regulation would have a negligible effect on global climate but a profoundly negative impact on [...]

30 07, 2014

U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works Minority Report: The Chain of Environmental Command: How a Club of Billionaires and Their Foundations Control the Environmental Movement and Obama’s EPA

2016-12-11T17:07:57-04:00July 30th, 2014|EPA, Press Releases, Transparency, U.S. Congress|

For Immediate Release: July 30, 2014 Contact: Craig Richardson [email protected] U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works Releases Minority Report: The Chain of Environmental Command: How a Club of Billionaires and Their Foundations Control the Environmental Movement and Obama’s EPA Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works released [...]

2 04, 2014

Daily Caller: Report: EPA tested deadly pollutants on humans to push Obama admin’s agenda

2014-04-02T14:09:51-04:00April 2nd, 2014|EPA 2.5 Human Experimentation Suit, Media Coverage, PM2.5, U.S. Congress|

by Michael Bastasch Daily Caller News Foundation The Environmental Protection Agency has been conducting dangerous experiments on humans over the past few years in order to justify more onerous clean air regulations. The agency conducted tests on people with health issues and the elderly, exposing them to high levels of potentially lethal pollutants, without disclosing [...]

16 01, 2014

Wall Street Journal: McConnell Launches Pre-Emptive Strike on EPA

2016-12-11T17:08:16-04:00January 16th, 2014|EPA, Media Coverage, Transparency, U.S. Congress|

by Alicia Mundy Wall Street Journal, Washington Wire Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky mounted a pre-emptive assault Thursday on the Environmental Protection Agency, attempting to block planned federal greenhouse gas emissions limits on new coal-fired power plants. Mr. McConnell –and 40 other Republican senators including fellow Kentuckian Rand Paul—filed a resolution of “disapproval” against the agency’s proposed [...]

16 01, 2014

Cornyn: Emails Make It Clear EPA Has It Out For Domestic Energy Producers

2014-01-16T18:16:06-04:00January 16th, 2014|EPA, Transparency, U.S. Congress|

Press release issued today from Senator John Cornyn's office: WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, today issued the following statement after internal EPA emails requested under the Freedom of Information Act reveal the EPA has been collaborating with environmental organizations, helping these organizations gather signatures for petitions that support the EPA’s position, and giving these groups advance notice [...]

16 09, 2013

Free Market Groups Join to Call on U.S. Senate Committee to Oppose Ron Binz’s FERC Nomination

2013-09-27T23:02:17-04:00September 16th, 2013|Coalitions, Issues, Legislative Branch, Nominees, U.S. Congress, War on Coal|

WASHINGTON D.C. – The American Tradition Institute (ATI) joined the American Energy Alliance (AEA) and 12 other free market organizations in sending a letter today to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources which called on committee members to oppose the confirmation of Ron Binz as Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).  Citing "grave concerns" [...]

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