The Ohio House of Representatives just debated and passed another bill to rollback the state’s renewable energy portfolio standard. Proponents of the bill – HB 114 – engaged in misleading attacks on the booming renewable energy industry. What follows are...
It is a bitter irony that Scott Pruitt cites the Clean Air Act success story to justify the Trump administration’s attacks on clean air and water safeguards
Analysis of bankruptcy court documents reveals Peabody Energy funding climate denial that span trade associations, lobby groups, and industry front groups.
Sisters of two Catholic religious orders that own Duke Energy stock want full disclosure of lobbying activities, but the board and shareholders rejected the proposal.
Early in 2015, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center (AgCenter) released a booklet titled, “Solar Power for Your Home: A Consumer’s Guide.” EEI, the trade association for investor-owned utility companies in the U.S., paid LSU $49,701 to produce the report. Authored by...
Ohio Energy Mandates Study Committee Relies on Fossil Fuel Interests to Attack Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS)
Ohio legislators should be cautious of any action to freeze, eliminate, make voluntary or weaken the standard because the study committee will be forced to rely on special interest groups to come to their conclusion.
Internal emails reveal how ALEC, utility industry representatives, and front groups have been working to influence the members of the Ohio Energy Mandates Study Committee.