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E&E Legal Releases Tom Tanton State-by-State “Electrification” Costs Report

On September 22, E&E Legal released a state-by-state report on the capital cost associated with “electrification” for states and the nation. The report, and its accompanying data spreadsheet, was authored by Tom Tanton, E&E Legal’s Director of Science and Technology Assessment.

One clear election loser: The Green New Deal
by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow, as appearing in the Washington Examiner

Despite the mixed signals from the 2020 election, the exit polling indicated one clear loser: the Green New Deal.

Sue-Happy Louisiana Sends People, Jobs, and Investments Fleeing
by Craig Richardson, President, as appearing on RealClear Energy

Home to some of the most beautiful and bountiful fishing and hunting grounds in the world, Louisiana has long been known as the Sportsman’s Paradise. Unfortunately, a government-sponsored legal war against some of the country’s largest job creators has earned the state a new nickname: The Lawsuit Paradise.

They’re just nine people
by Greg Walcher, Senior Policy Fellow, as appearing in the Daily Sentinel 

Few new Supreme Court nominees have generated as much interest as Judge Amy Coney Barrett, because her confirmation could have far-reaching implications by upending the court’s decades-long liberal majority.

Steyer Selling San Francisco Home Because of ‘Climate Crisis’: Could it instead be the dismal California economy and failing state that is causing the Steyers to move?
by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow, as Appearing in the California Globe

“Billionaire environmental activist and former presidential candidate Tom Steyer is selling a couple of homes in his portfolio. Last month, he parted with a Lake Tahoe home for $2.8 million, and now he is putting his longtime family home in San Francisco’s exclusive Pacific Heights neighborhood on the market for $11 million,” the Wall Street Journal recently reported.

How to Stop the Paris Climate Accord
by Steve Milloy, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow, as appearing in the Wall Street Journal

Joe Biden has promised to rejoin the Paris Climate Accord on day one, but President Trump could stop it from having any binding legal power.

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