17 02, 2017

Statement on the Confirmation of OK Attorney General Scott Pruitt As EPA Administrator

February 17th, 2017|Announcement, EPA, Press Releases, Richardson, Transition|

Craig Richardson, president of the Energy & Environment Legal Institute, issued the following statement regarding the confirmation of Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency: America’s manufacturers, energy producers, farmers, ranchers, small business owners, and families have reason to celebrate today’s confirmation of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as the next Administrator of the [...]

13 02, 2017

Energy in Depth: NY Post Provides Greater Insight into Rockefeller-Schneiderman #ExxonKnew Collaboration

February 13th, 2017|AG Collusion, Billionaire Scammers, Conflict of Interest, FME Law, Media Coverage, RICO, Rockefeller's|

by Katie Brown, PhD The New York Post reports today that the Rockefellers and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman were apparently discussing the #ExxonKnew investigation several months before either the InsideClimate News (ICN) or Columbia School of Journalism #ExxonKnew pieces were published. This is quite telling given the Rockefeller’s role in funding and directing [...]

13 02, 2017

New York Post: Schneiderman talked with environmental activists ahead of Exxon probe

February 13th, 2017|AG Collusion, Billionaire Scammers, Conflict of Interest, FME Law, Media Coverage, RICO, Rockefeller's|

by Carl Campanile State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office was communicating with environmental activists nine months before he launched a securities-fraud investigation into Exxon tied to climate change, court records reveal. Documents show Schneiderman’s top staffers were in correspondence with Lee Wasserman of the Rockefeller Family Fund going back to February 2015. Schneiderman launched his [...]

3 02, 2017

Walcher: If I had a billion dollars

February 3rd, 2017|EPA, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in The Daily Sentinel If you had $1.2 billion to spend, what would you do with it? Before you answer, there are some strings attached. First, you are required to invest in electric vehicle technology, electric vehicle infrastructure, or something that would result in “zero [...]

31 01, 2017

Tanton: Federal Energy Efficiency Mandates: DOE’s End Run vs. the Public Interest

January 31st, 2017|Conflict of Interest, DOE, Media Coverage, Tanton|

by Tom Tanton, E&E Legal Director of Science and Technology Assessment, and Mark Krebs As appearing in MasterResource Part I This is Part 1 in a two-part article about an abuse of the Request for Information (RFI) process at the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficient and Renewable Energy (EERE). The issue involves revising [...]

29 01, 2017

Cooke: Media overreacts and mischaracterizes normal EPA transition

January 29th, 2017|Cooke, EPA, Media Coverage, Transition|

by Amy Oliver Cooke, E&E Legal Senior Media Fellow As Appearing in The Complete Colorado Last fall, the media reached a new low. According to a Gallup poll, fewer than one-third of Americans expressed confidence in the fourth estate’s ability “to report the news fully, accurately and fairly,” the lowest since Gallup began asking in [...]

24 01, 2017

Richardson’s Statement on President Trump’s Executive Orders Re: Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines

January 24th, 2017|Dakota Pipeline, Energy, Keystone XL, Press Releases, Richardson|

Energy & Environment Legal Institute President Craig Richardson today issued the following statement in response to the executive orders issued by President Trump on the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines: Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) applauds President Trump for clearing the path for the construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access [...]

20 01, 2017

Walcher: Does the red fern grow?

January 20th, 2017|EPA, Media Coverage, Transition, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in The Daily Sentinel At the risk of repeating myself (this is a recurring theme), there are many examples of major environmental controversies that aren’t really about the environment. Far too often, adversaries face each other across courtrooms arguing not about environmental protection, but about [...]

17 01, 2017 Contentious Confirmation Hearing Expected for Trump’s EPA Nominee

January 17th, 2017|EPA, Media Coverage, Richardson, Trump Transition|

by Barbara Hollingsworth ( – Supporters and opponents of Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to be administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), are gearing up for what is expected to be a contentious confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) Wednesday morning... Craig Richardson, executive director [...]

13 01, 2017

Alex Jones Show: Richardson Discusses E&E Legal Report “The Rockefeller Way”

January 13th, 2017|Billionaire Scammers, Media Coverage, Richardson, Rockefeller's, War on Coal|

On Friday, January 13, E&E Legal President Craig Richardson appeared on the Alex Jones Show to discuss the group's recently released report, "The Rockefeller Way: The Family's Covert Climate Change Plan." View interview.

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