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15 10, 2018

E&E News: Wheeler hands ‘YUGE win’ to foes of science panels

2018-10-16T13:34:59+00:00October 15th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, CASAC, Media Coverage, Milloy|

Sean Reilly E&E News reporter Two years ago, Steve Milloy was at the forefront in promoting a lawsuit aimed at forcing EPA to dissolve and reconstitute a scientific panel that would review the agency's standards for soot and other tiny airborne particles. The suit failed, but Milloy, who served on President Trump's EPA transition team, [...]

12 10, 2018

Daily Caller: EPA Ramps Up Its Overhaul Of ‘Independent’ Science Advisory Boards

2018-10-16T13:46:49+00:00October 12th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, CASAC, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage|

by Tim Pearce Daily Caller The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is phasing out an air quality advisory panel as it continues to reform and cut back the web of experts that inform the agency’s policy decisions. The Particulate Matter Review Panel (PMRP) is not scheduled to research or review EPA policies next year, according to [...]

11 10, 2018

Walcher: More Misplaced Environmentalist Outrage

2018-10-11T14:19:33+00:00October 11th, 2018|Bad Science, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in Heartland Freedom Pub How we long for the good old days! That’s the tone of some environmental industry leaders who are screaming bloody murder (literally, not figuratively) about Department of the Interior actions under President Trump. The Department’s re-interpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty [...]

11 10, 2018

Heartland: EPA Broadens Enforcement Scrutiny Beyond Oil, Gas, And Agriculture

2018-10-11T13:59:49+00:00October 11th, 2018|"Scare Pollution", EPA, Media Coverage, Milloy|

by Michael McGrady The Heartland Institute The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is phasing out its special focus on pollution enforcement against the oil and gas industry and livestock producers. In place of  heightened scrutiny on these two industries enacted under former President Barack Obama, EPA will broaden its anti-pollution enforcement efforts to [...]

5 10, 2018

Walcher: Getting rich on other people’s money

2018-10-11T14:33:16+00:00October 5th, 2018|Media Coverage, Sue & Settle, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel Here's how our scheme will work. I am a federal regulator, and want to make a new regulation. However, the legal rulemaking process is complicated and time-consuming. Even worse, most people are actually against it, so it might not get done [...]

28 09, 2018

Energy Central News: Local VFW to host industrial wind turbine program Oct. 2nd #IL to Include E&E Legal’s Kevon Martis

2018-10-11T13:51:08+00:00September 28th, 2018|Martis, Media Coverage, Windmills|

Energy Central News The local V.F.W. Post #1379 will host an informational session regarding industrial wind turbines next Tuesday at 6 p.m. There are two scheduled guest speakers for this October 2nd event. Kevon Martis is a Senior Policy Fellow at the Energy and Environment Legal Institute in Washington, D.C. Read more.

28 09, 2018

Walcher: This move should worry no one

2018-10-01T13:07:55+00:00September 28th, 2018|DOI, ESA, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel Several articles began with an ominous picture of impending trouble: "In a move that's welcomed by Western conservatives but worries environmentalists, (Interior Secretary Ryan) Zinke has directed…" Dozens of articles in the past couple years featured similar leads. The words are [...]

26 09, 2018

Caledonian Record: Soaking Right To Know

2018-10-01T12:38:13+00:00September 26th, 2018|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Vermont|

Editorial Board Caledonian Record ...[E&E Legal] Attorney Brady Toensing said he still remains stymied in efforts to get {former Attorney General William} Sorrell to produce all of the emails and texts from his private accounts that Toensing says were required by the high court.” Sorrell - an enemy of your right to know - says [...]

25 09, 2018

Press Release: Greg Walcher’s Comments Re: ESA Proposed Rule Changes

2018-09-25T15:33:50+00:00September 25th, 2018|Comments, DOI, ESA, Walcher|

For Immediate Release: September 25, 2018 Contact: [email protected] 202-810-2001  E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher Submits Comments for the Proposed ESA Rule Changes Applauds effort and calls for strengthening of delisting and recover provisions Washington, D.C. - Yesterday E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher submitted comments to the Department of Interior (DOI) Fish [...]

24 09, 2018

VT Digger: Gone fishing: An epic legal battle epitomizes a ‘reflexive instinct’ to block records

2018-10-01T12:56:42+00:00September 24th, 2018|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, RICO, Vermont|

by Mark Johnson VT Digger [E&E Legal] Attorney Brady Toensing says the only fishing expedition he’s interested in pursuing occurred in 2016 when former Attorney General William Sorrell’s cellphone — and all the text messages Toensing wanted reviewed — was ruined by water while casting in Connecticut. Three years after making his initial request — [...]

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