Tag: Heartland Institute

On ABC’s “This Week” Scott Pruitt Cites the Success of the EPA and Clean Air Act to Undo Them

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

/ March 27, 2017

Peabody Energy Funding Climate Change Denial and Anti-Renewable Campaigns

Analysis of bankruptcy court documents reveals Peabody Energy funding climate denial that span trade associations, lobby groups, and industry front groups.

/ July 11, 2016

Paul Chesser, Fossil Fuel Pundit, Attacks Tech Industry’s Cleantech Investments

The biography of Paul Chesser includes a long list of fossil fuel-backed front groups that he’s currently involved with, which may explain his blatant anti-renewable energy stance.

/ November 12, 2015

Industry-funded Front Groups Working Together To Fight Clean Power Plan

These ten industry-funded front groups have been working to stop the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan regulations seeking to combat combat climate change.

/ August 3, 2015

Taxpayer Protection Alliance

The Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA) is an advocacy front group that is part of the Koch political network, and is largely funded by money funneled through the Koch-connected Americans for Job Security, Center to Protect Patient Rights (now called American Encore),...

/ July 28, 2015

Florida Solar Energy Attacked

Floridians for Solar Choice, a 2015 formed alliance of conservatives, libertarians, and environmentalists, launched a ballot initiative that would allow voters in the 2016 election to vote on whether or not property owners who can put solar panels on their roofs and then purchase...

/ July 28, 2015

Utah State University’s Institute of Political Economy / Strata

The Utah State University’s (USU) Institute of Political Economy and Strata are affiliated organizations run by Dr. Randy Simmons. Simmons was the “Charles G. Koch Professor of political economy” at USU from 2008 through 2013, and is the President and...

/ July 28, 2015