Category: Clean Power Plan
Polluters’ Lesser Known Strategy To Fight EPA CO2 Rules
Recent articles have revealed how industry groups have asked the Trump administration to significantly change the rescinded Clean Power Plan by pursuing only an “inside-the-fence” approach. The Obama administration knew...
EPA webpage that rejected climate denial is removed by Trump administration
An EPA webpage that rejected climate denial claims and defended the endangerment finding for greenhouse gas emissions has been removed by the Trump administration. It’s just one of many pages...
Trump cites alternative facts about Clean Power Plan from NERA Economic Consulting
A White House fact-sheet on President Trump’s executive order targeting key U.S. climate change policies cited a controversial report by NERA Economic Consulting that was sponsored by the American Coalition...
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
Donald Trump’s renewable energy and global warming Tweets
Donald Trump has posted more than 100 Tweets attacking wind and solar power. He has also suggested that global warming is a hoax manufactured by the Chinese.
EPA’s Clean Power Plan Opponents Led By Just A Few Power Companies
Recent investigations have revealed that some of the nation’s largest electric utilities, including the industry's trade association, have quietly funded UARG to sue President Obama's Clean Power Plan.
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.
FirstEnergy Shareholders Vote Against Proposal for Disclosure of Lobbying Activities and Membership Payments
The shareholder activist stated the inadequate disclosure by FirstEnergy, combined with its active lobbying against the Clean Power Plan, present significant risks to investors.
Duke Energy Shareholders Reject Proposal for Disclosure of Lobbying Activities and Expenditures
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.
Global Investors Warn Utilities to Change Business Strategy and Prepare for Climate Change
Now that countries have signed the Paris Agreement, global investors are warning utility companies that they must now act.