Tag: American Legislative Exchange Council
APS uses teachers in ads against Prop 127, but has history of funding anti-public education organizations
The Arizona utility has funded and worked closely with three organizations that have been opponents of the #InvestInEd movement to increase teacher pay.
A Trump adviser’s emails shed light on a shadowy anti-clean energy network
Emails sent and received by Travis Fisher, an outgoing senior Trump administration official at the Department of Energy, shed light on a murky anti-clean energy network with ties to the...
How Will Utilities Vote On The Latest Climate Denial Model Resolution At ALEC?
Updated on Dec. 6 to include reference to a letter from the Edison Electric Institute, NRECA, Chevron, Honeywell and UPS expressing concerns about the ALEC resolution. In a test of...
Todd Wynn, operative for electric utilities and climate denier, the latest industry hire at Department of the Interior
“I think that global warming could be a net benefit for the planet" - Todd Wynn
George David Banks: Trump’s climate advisor worked with anti-wind and climate skeptic groups
George David Banks, a top advisor to President Trump on climate change, once worked as the “D.C. liaison” for the Alliance for Wise Energy Decisions (AWED), a coalition of “individuals,...
Paying for Utility Politics: How ratepayers are forced to fund the Edison Electric Institute and other political organizations
The Edison Electric Institute is an inherently political organization, and a powerful one. At $90 million, its budget is the highest it has been in over a decade – a budget...
Ohio House debates renewable energy and misinformation abounds
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...
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