Results for: first energy

Daniel Simmons: New head of EERE worked for groups that tried to “eliminate” it

[…] of greenhouse transferable credits as a tool for environmental policy or regulation. ALEC wasn’t the first stop in Simmons’ career. Before that he worked at the Mercatus Center and...

/ June 5, 2017

The 2014 Midterm Election Results: Implications for Energy and Environment Policies

[…] will debate at least three energy issues as a result of this change in power. First, there are now 61 senators in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline. Approving...

/ November 5, 2014

Alliance For Michigan Power

[…] affordable, and sustainable electricity is vital to Michigan’s future.” The group originated from Michigan Energy First. Michigan Energy First incorporated in December 2014 and filed documents less than a...

/ March 5, 2019

FOIAs reveal FirstEnergy meeting with Rick Perry, 30+ corporate jet flights to D.C. since Trump’s inauguration

New details about FirstEnergy’s lobbying of the Trump administration and corporate airplane flights to Washington, D.C., can be found in documents obtained via FOIAs filed with the Department of Energy...

/ June 8, 2018

Attacks on Clean Power Plan Based on Flawed Reports

[…] legal authority; the Clean Power Plan will raise costs and prove to be “deeply unpopular.” First, Tribe’s legal analysis of the Clean Power Plan has yet to be determined...

/ August 25, 2015

Ohio corruption scandal hits Energy Harbor bankruptcy case

[…] the ongoing federal racketeering case against former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder.  Judge Alan Koschik first hit the brakes on the final approvals at a July 21 hearing, after...

/ August 13, 2020

DTE Energy CEO Says Proposed Renewable Energy Standard Is Not Good For Renewables

[…] In 2006, voters in Washington passed that state’s RES. And in 2004, Colorado became the first state in the nation to pass an RES by ballot initiative. The modest...

/ February 20, 2018

Donald Trump once believed in clean energy, so what happened?

[…] of state energy efficiency incentives to save money and reduce their carbon dioxide emissions. As first reported by Hiroko Tabuchi in today’s New York Times, the Trump Tower at...

/ March 4, 2017

Bill Wehrum: A top Trump official at EPA delivers for former utility industry clients

Update for September 18, 2018: As first reported today by E&E News, EPA’s Bill Wehrum has filed a recusal letter that names former clients, including the Utility Air Regulatory Group, Dominion Energy...

/ September 18, 2018

What Andrew Gillum vs Ron DeSantis Means for Clean Energy

[…] governor’s race can fundamentally remake or retain the political makeup of the Commission within his first term in office. Current Governor Rick Scott’s PSC has generally been pliant to...

/ September 11, 2018