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2 08, 2019

Walcher: Another billion dollars should do it

2019-08-06T10:53:02-04:00August 2nd, 2019|Environment, ESA, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in The Daily Sentinel Folks who worry about the loss of threatened and endangered species should be relieved to know that Congress is finally considering an entirely new approach — creating a new federal fund, and a new committee. A bipartisan group led by Reps. Debbie Dingell [...]

30 07, 2019

Legal Newsline: Strict PFAS regs could cause hole in New Hampshire budget; Lawsuits seen as solution

2019-07-31T10:42:51-04:00July 30th, 2019|"Scare Pollution", Media Coverage, Milloy|

by John O'Brien Legal Newsline CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – New Hampshire lawmakers are betting big on private lawyers and the state attorney general to provide budget relief – even after officials found the AG unsuited to serve on the state Supreme Court. An estimated $200 million project is on the horizon for the state [...]

26 07, 2019

Walcher: Perhaps they never will

2019-07-29T10:04:42-04:00July 26th, 2019|Environment, Media Coverage, Reorganization Plan, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in The Daily Sentinel Don McLean ended "Vincent," his classic tribute to Van Gogh, with the famous line, "They would not listen, they're not listening still — perhaps they never will." The song was about the post-impressionist painter, but that line has been used in many political [...]

22 07, 2019

E&E News: Trump’s changes to science might not last

2019-07-23T13:09:57-04:00July 22nd, 2019|"Scare Pollution", Bad Science, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Milloy|

Jean Chemnick E&E News reporter The Trump administration's attempt to overhaul the way EPA does science may not have a long shelf life. Many science advocates and past leaders of EPA's expert advisory panels say the panoply of executive orders and guidances President Trump and his EPA administrators have issued over the past 2 ½ [...]

19 07, 2019

Walcher: An idea whose time has come

2019-07-22T11:30:45-04:00July 19th, 2019|Billionaire Scammers, Conflict of Interest, Environment, Land use, Media Coverage, Walcher|

by Greg Walcher, Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in The Daily Sentinel Gustave Aimard famously wrote that "There is something more powerful than the brute force of bayonets: it is the idea whose time has come." It could well be said of this week's announcement that the Interior Department will, at long last, move the [...]

19 07, 2019

WND: Trump being honored for defense of U.S.

2019-07-22T11:24:44-04:00July 19th, 2019|"Climate Change", 2015 Paris Talks, Bad Science, Energy Poverty, Media Coverage|

WND Exclusive Edward Teller Award recognizes work opposing 'failed hypothesis' of climate change   President Trump is being honored by Doctors for Disaster Preparedness for his defense of the nation, including his withdrawal from the Paris climate deal. The organization, which is holding its 37th annual meeting in Tucson, Arizona, this weekend, decided to recognize [...]

18 07, 2019

Walcher Testifies on the Need for Better Forest Management to a U.S. House Subcommittee

2019-07-29T10:17:28-04:00July 18th, 2019|Bad Science, Forest Management, States, Testimony, Walcher|

Today, 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.” In his testimony, Walcher noted, "In the wake of catastrophic fires that [...]

12 07, 2019

Walcher: Which is worse? The ailment or the cure?

2019-07-17T11:47:20-04:00July 12th, 2019|Billionaire Scammers, Conflict of Interest, Environment, Land use, Media Coverage, Walcher|

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 [...]

11 07, 2019

E&E Legal Joins AEA and Other Free Market Groups in Urging President Trump to Hold Firm on CAFE Reform

2019-07-12T11:52:11-04:00July 11th, 2019|CAFE, Coalitions, Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT: JORDAN McGILLIS (AEA) 202.621-2947 Nationwide Free Market Coalition to President Trump: Hold Firm on CAFE Reform WASHINGTON — A coalition of 30 organizations, led by the American Energy Alliance, sent a letter to President Trump today expressing its unified support for his administration's effort to reform the federal [...]

11 07, 2019

OneNewsNow: If it’s an emergency, then where’s the action?

2019-07-12T11:35:57-04:00July 11th, 2019|"Climate Change", "Scare Pollution", Media Coverage, Milloy, Socialism|

by Chris Woodward OneNewsNow.com Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) has joined two House Democrats in calling for a resolution to declare a climate emergency in the United States, but one leader in the fight against junk science says it's just "posturing." Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon) said in a press call Tuesday that "the inspiration for this [...]

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