Results for: first energy

Coal, Gas Lobbyists Behind PA Officials’ Letters Against RGGI, Emails Show

[…] DEP and IRRC. Dando, meanwhile, recently joined a new lobbying firm, Allegheny Strategy Partners, whose first client is a coal company, Rosebud Mining. The firm also hired former Republican...

/ March 4, 2021
Chip Beeker Alabama Public Service Commission

Alabama Commissioner Chip Beeker’s Catfish Farm Loans $100k to Campaign After Receiving PPP Forgiveness

[…] $120,883 in farm subsidies since 1995, 80% of which came in the years since his first election in 2014, according to the EWG farm subsidy database. Beeker has been...

/ May 18, 2022

Dominion Bets Big on Establishment Candidates Northam, Gillespie in Virginia Gov Race

[…] West Virginia through Southern Virginia. The company gave $10,000 to the Northam campaign in the first quarter of 2017. One of its board members, Vicky A. Bailey, has given...

/ April 19, 2017
Chevron's oil refinery in Richmond, CA

California Democrats who got big gifts from Oil Industry gave big gifts back

[…] the oil industry has showered those Democrats with campaign contributions, but our analysis is the first that systematically looks at the gifts that oil companies and their allies have...

/ March 8, 2017
Southern Company CEO Tom Fanning on CNBC

Southern Company’s “Low to No Carbon” Pledge Misleads Investors, Public

[…] that they “can’t get in front of their regulators.”  That rationale ignores two key points: First, while climate change may remain controversial for some Republican public service commissioners in...

/ August 27, 2019

American Electric Power-backed dark money group spent over $1.5 million in 2020

[…] in connection with nearly $60 million in bribe payments secretly paid by another Ohio utility, FirstEnergy, involved in the passage of H.B. 6. Householder was also indicted last year...

/ November 22, 2021
Utility Corruption

As Householder trial begins, EPI releases guide for policymakers to protect ratepayers from utility scandals

[…] acceptance of $60 million in bribes to his political organization, with the money originating from FirstEnergy before winding its way through a series of dark-money organizations. In return, FirstEnergy...

/ January 26, 2023

Southern Company’s Lobbying Disclosures Obscure State-Level Information from Investors, Public

[…] goal, Southern Company is actively lobbying Congress for “environmental regulatory relief, generally,” according to its first quarter 2020 federal lobbying disclosure. Southern Relies on Limited State Filings to Obscure...

/ April 30, 2020

Tucson Electric Power: Ignoring Water, Climate Change Risks

[…] is half-empty, and Lake Mead has shrunk to the lowest levels recorded since it was first filled in the 1930s. The City of Tucson’s Water Plan 2000-2050 shows the percentage...

/ June 16, 2017

Dr. Robert McMurtry

[…] from that activity. Rather, the party attempting to rely on a novel scientific theory must first establish threshold reliability before the fact finder may consider it.  The Supreme Court...

/ August 14, 2014