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22 02, 2018

Daily Caller: Eco-Billionaire Gave $500K To Oakland Mayor’s Pet Project Shortly Before Climate Lawsuit

2018-02-22T14:22:43+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Billionaire Scammers, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Scandal, Steyer|

by Chris White Daily Caller An anti-oil California billionaire poured half a million dollars into one of Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s favorite educational programs shortly before the city announced lawsuits against energy companies, according to documents The Daily Caller News Foundation obtained. Tom Steyer provided Schaaf with a $500,000 donation to Oakland Promise Generation Fund and [...]

21 02, 2018

E&E Legal’s Steve Milloy Petitions President Trump for Federal Standards to Stop Overregulation Based on Junk Epidemiology

2018-02-21T14:20:38+00:00 February 21st, 2018|"Climate Change", "Scare Pollution", Bad Science, Milloy, Regulatory Reform|

 E&E Legal's Senior Policy Fellow Steven J. Milloy today petitioned President Trump seeking federal standards to end the misuse and abuse of epidemiology by regulatory agencies that results in costly and pointless overregulation.  Milloy petitioned the President for an Executive branch-wide set of "standards for the use of epidemiology studies by regulatory agencies.” In the letter, Milloy [...]

19 02, 2018

Daily Caller: George Soros Makes Massive Financial Investments On Fossil Fuels

2018-02-20T17:49:49+00:00 February 19th, 2018|"Climate Change", Billionaire Scammers, Manipulation, Media Coverage, Richardson, Soros|

by Richard Pollock Daily Caller George Soros made big investment bets on fossil fuel companies in the fourth quarter of 2017 even though he claims these firms contribute to climate change, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation. In the last quarter of 2017, Soros Fund Management reported investments in eleven new fossil corporations [...]

18 02, 2018

Pharos-Tribune: Zoning, water come up at wind meeting

2018-02-20T18:03:36+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Martis, Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Renewable Subsidies, Scandal, Windmills|

by Mitchell Kirk Pharos-Tribune Regulations in Cass County fall short of ones an advocate of wind turbine zoning says are necessary for health, safety and welfare. Kevon Martis, former vice chairman of the Riga Township Planning Commission in southeastern Michigan's Lenawee County, addressed a crowd of about 230 in the Community Center at the Cass [...]

16 02, 2018

Richardson: STOP THE MADNESS: The Legal Shakedown Of America’s Energy Industry Is Flagrant Abuse Of The Courts

2018-02-16T16:16:36+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Billionaire Scammers, Conflict of Interest, Green Groups, Media Coverage, Richardson, Scandal|

by Craig Richardson, E&E Legal President As Appearing in The Daily Caller It used to be that responsible liberal politicians made at least a token effort to distance themselves from extremist environmentalists and their efforts to shutter America’s energy industry manufacturing jobs. But these times definitely have changed and fringe “green” activists funded by deep, even foreign [...]

7 02, 2018

Speaker brings expertise on wind and zoning

2018-02-13T19:18:09+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Martis, Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, Renewable Subsidies|

L'Anse Sentinel Friends of the Land of the Keweenaw (FOLK) hosted a meeting Feb. 1, 2018 at the American Legion in L’Anse from 6:30-8 p.m. concerning the development of wind turbines proposed by Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), out of Broomfield, CO. The meeting was put together after RES proposed the construction of approximately 100 or more wind turbines in L’Anse Township on Weyerhaeuser property combining a total [...]

7 02, 2018

Walcher: Put Down That Sandwich!

2018-02-13T17:50:55+00:00 February 7th, 2018|"Climate Change", Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel John Montagu was a prominent 18th century nobleman, serving as England’s postmaster general, Northern Secretary of State, and First Lord of the Admiralty. He financed Captain James Cook’s explorations of the Pacific, was an early supporter of professional cricket leagues, and [...]

31 01, 2018

Burnett: California, New York City Target Oil Giants With Climate Lawsuits

2018-01-31T15:45:52+00:00 January 31st, 2018|"Climate Change", "Scare Pollution", Conflict of Interest, Manipulation, Media Coverage, Milloy, Suits|

by H. Sterling Burnett Heartland New York City, San Francisco, and Oakland have filed lawsuits against the five largest private oil companies—BP, Chevron, Conoco-Phillips, ExxonMobil, and Royal Dutch Shell—claiming they are contributing to destructive climate change...New York City’s lawsuit comes just a few months after several cities in California, including San Francisco and Oakland, filed [...]

30 01, 2018

Reuters: Coal firms plead to courts, Trump for West Coast export terminals

2018-01-31T15:57:50+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Renewable Energy, War on Coal|

by Valerie Volcovici Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The ailing U.S. coal industry is ramping up its political and legal offensive to win approval for West Coast export terminals that could provide a lifeline to lucrative Asia markets. Coal producers filed two recent lawsuits against governments in Washington state and California challenging local decisions to block [...]

29 01, 2018

Horner’s WSJ Letter Re: “Corporate Social Responsibility” (CSR) Funds

2018-01-31T16:27:08+00:00 January 29th, 2018|"Climate Change", Billionaire Scammers, Horner, Media Coverage, Rockefeller's|

“Social investing” campaigns include not only promotion of preferred investments but a determined effort to disable these investments’ competition. That darker flip side involves a “climate risk disclosure” industry. Players in this “CRD” movement include state attorneys general, comptrollers and treasurers, and lawmakers combining with public pension funds, interest groups and, of course, contingency-fee lawyers. [...]

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