Tag: Eric Schneiderman

We should cheer NY AG’s legal campaign for anti-coal Clean Power Plan

We should cheer NY AG’s legal campaign for anti-coal Clean Power Plan

Studies show that coal remains big part of US electricity generation without Clean Power Plan Last week I argued that Donald Trump can’t revive the American coal industry, that coal is dead. But as the debate rages over the Clean Power Plan, tied up in lawsuits since last year, it is becoming apparent that the […]

Trump challenged over energy efficiency standards by states, municipalities

Trump challenged over energy efficiency standards by states, municipalities

Energy efficiency standards in consumer, commercial products could save $24 billion The Trump administration is facing legal action from a coalition of states and municipalities who say the obstruction of implementation of energy efficiency standards violates federal law. The lawsuit is being led by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman who says the administration is blocking […]

Exxon filing puts spotlight on Schneiderman’s PR campaign

Exxon filing puts spotlight on Schneiderman’s PR campaign

Bottom line: Schneiderman’s attack on Exxon was always about politics By Katie Brown, PhD, EnergyInDepth New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has been investigating ExxonMobil for nearly two years and during that time, he’s received 2.4 million pages of company documents. Yet all he has to show for it is a company-issued alternate email for former […]

More details emerge about NY Attorney General, Rockefeller fund, eco-activists #Exxonknew collaboration

More details emerge about NY Attorney General, Rockefeller fund, eco-activists #Exxonknew collaboration

Only after Energy In Depth, other news outlets called them out did the outlet quietly add a correction noting the funding source By Katie Brown, PhD, EnergyInDepth The New York Post reports today that the Rockefellers and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman were apparently discussing the #ExxonKnew investigation several months before either the InsideClimate News (ICN) […]

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Exxon Mobil investigation unlikely to yield prosecution, but #Exxonknew is real battleground

Exxon Mobil investigation unlikely to yield prosecution, but #Exxonknew is real battleground

AG investigations, #Exxonknew campaign all about undermining social acceptance of oil/gas – just like Keystone XL Investigations by a coalition of Democrat state attorney generals into Exxon Mobil’s climate change research from the 1970s onward probably won’t result in criminal prosecution, says a Texas law professor, but civil penalties are a possibility. And the investigation will probably […]