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AG Climate-RICO Litigation Heats Up; Former AG Sorrell Ducks Deposition
by Craig Richardson, E&E Legal President

As the fall wound down, E&E Legal pursued a number of public records request lawsuits in New York and Vermont, the states where the original AG Climate-RICO scandal co-ringleaders are located.

The Clean Power Plan’s Counterfeit Benefits
by Steve Milloy, Senior Policy Fellow, as appearing in the Wall Street Journal

The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed repeal of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan is a milestone. No Republican administration has ever mustered the courage to roll back a major EPA regulation

Anybody Else, But Not You
by Greg Walcher, Senior Policy Fellow, as appearing in the American Spectator

Imagine that you own a house on a one-acre lot. The neighboring lot is vacant, and zoning rules allow anybody to build a similar house on it. So you decide to buy it and build a house for your daughter so she can live closer. Sorry, not allowed.

CA Gov. Jerry Brown’s War Against Reality…And the Climate
by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow, as appearing in Free Canada Press

California Gov. Jerry Brown says the world needs ‘brain washing’ on climate change. Sounding indeed brainwashed, Brown said, “The problem … is us. It’s our whole way of life. It’s our comfort … It’s the greed. It’s the indulgence. It’s the pattern. And it’s the inertia.”

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