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E&E Legal Petitions SEC To Investigate False & Misleading Climate Change Statements

On August 13, E&E Legal petitioned U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to take action to prevent and prohibit registrants from making false and misleading statements with respect to global climate change. The petition was authored by E&E Legal’s Senior Policy Fellow and founder Steve Milloy.

Steve Milloy and CEI’s Myron Ebell Release Report on 50 Years of Failed Eco-pocalyptic Predictions
by Craig Richardson, President

As the media-created “phenom” Greta Thunberg neared the shores of New York in her yacht to deliver more hot air about how the world’s going to hell in a hand-basket, E&E Legal’s Steve Milloy and CEI’s Myron Ebell released a report reminding people that catastrophic weather predictions are nothing new.

Which is worse? The ailment or the cure?
by Greg Walcher, Senior Policy Fellow, as appearing in the Daily Sentinel 

It is commonly said of ill-advised policies that “the cure is worse than the ailment.” That’s often true, but not always. It came to mind this week when several websites expressed horror over a report regarding numerous environmental policy changes. Several articles carried headlines about the “staggering scope of environmental rollbacks by Trump administration.”

U.S. Needs to Diversify Its Energy Portfolio
by Craig Richardson, President, as appearing on InsideSources

America is vulnerable and exposed. Despite increased production, the United States has yet to achieve the level of energy independence adequate for national security or consumer protection. Today’s headlines are full of examples.

CA Is Playing Water War Games To Get Even With Trump
by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow, as appearing in the California Globe

Playing water war games with the people’s water is getting old in California. The winter of 2019 brought 200 percent of average rains and snow pack. Yet the state is still holding back on water to farmers, and residents will be rationed starting next year.

Greg Walcher Calls for Better Forest Management at U.S. House Subcommittee Hearing

On July 18, E&E Legal’s Senior Policy Fellow and Board Member Greg Walcher testified in front of the House Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands in support of H.R. 1572,“Botanical Sciences and Native Plant Materials Research, Restoration, and Promotion Act.”

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