Tag: American Legislative Exchange Council

Beacon Hill Institute EPA Attack Funded Through Richard Berman Front Group

The reports have been released in partnership with industry-funded state think tanks with ties to the Koch brothers and other fossil fuel special interest groups.

/ February 23, 2015

House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Features Fossil Fuel Front Groups

House subcommittee hearing features testimony from people who have received funding from fossil fuel interests and primarily advocate for the continued use of fossil fuels over renewable energy.

/ July 24, 2014

Assemblymember Perea’s Energy Bill Pushed by Fossil Fuel Interests Tied to American Legislative Exchange Council

In 2014, California Assembly Bill 1763 would require the California Energy Commission (CEC) to develop a state energy plan for 2030 and 2050. It is sponsored by Californians for Affordable...

/ June 23, 2014

Map of Front Groups Attacking State Clean Energy Policies

Below is a map of state-level involvement by front groups in attacking renewable energy policies in 2013 and 2014. See the report’s table of contents to view the state-by-state breakdown of...

/ May 21, 2014

Attacks on Clean Energy in Kansas

 Kansas Renewable Energy Standard Fight in 2014: Fossil fuel interests worked to repeal the renewable energy standard through the entire legislative session in 2014, and were defeated six times in...

Attacks on Renewable Energy Policy by Fossil Fuel Interests 2013-2014

Fossil fuel and utility interests, concerned about the rise of cheap clean energy, are financing attacks on pro-clean energy policies in an effort to delay the growth of their competition...

/ May 21, 2014

State Policy Network

The State Policy Network (SPN) is a coordinated network of conservative think tanks in every state in the country. It’s an $83 million empire that drives corporate-backed American Legislative Exchange...

Fossil Fuel Interests Continue Attacks on Clean Energy Policies

This response was originally posted at National Journal’s Energy Insiders blog, which asked energy experts this week, “How Bright Is Renewable Energy’s Future?” The outlook for clean energy remains strong because smart...

/ August 12, 2013