Top EPA official used private email account to correspond with environmental groups

Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller 1/10/2013

A second Environmental Protection Agency official stands accused of using a personal email address to shield communications with environmental activists from public disclosure.

Court documents show that EPA Region 8 Administrator James Martin corresponded with the Environmental Defense Fund — where he previously worked as an attorney — through […]

Obama Fishing Czar Divides Democrats

Why John Kerry and Barney Frank are lining up against the administration’s “catch share” policy

Ira Stoll Reason Magazine 10/24/2011

The next battle over President Obama’s job-killing regulations may take place on the Atlantic Coast, where fishermen, and the senators and congressmen who represent them, are voicing mounting frustration at the Obama administration’s “catch-share” rules […]

‘Fast and Furious’ just got more interesting

Bridget Hill Buzz 7/7/2011

…Melson opted to have a secret meeting with Issa and Grassley so he could say what was really on his mind….and there was a lot on his mind.

Here’s a brief little summary of things discussed in the July 4th meeting…

Issa & Grassley are talking to other sources who are […]

Green Groups Will Fight Smaller Battles

Coral Davenport 11/3/2010

…For the past three years, the nation’s most influential green groups – among them the Environmental Defense Fund, Sierra Club, and Natural Resources Defense Council – joined forces in an estimated $300 million campaign to push the most ambitious environmental policy ever: enacting a cap-and-trade emissions law that would fundamentally transform […]

Fishermen say federal law kills jobs, will rally in D.C.

Jay Lindsay Associated Press The Providence Journal February 15, 2010

BOSTON (AP) — Fishermen from around the country are planning to pack the steps in front of the U.S. Capitol this month to demand changes to a federal fisheries law they say is killing jobs and eroding fishing communities.

Organizers of the “United We Fish” […]

Paper shows Big Green’s ‘inside’ push for catch shares

EDF’s 2005 document hails staffer’s slot on fishery council as a way to ‘work’ regulatory process

By Richard Gaines Staff Writer Gloucester Daily Times [MA] November 15, 2009

Since at least the 1990s, [Environmental Defense Fund] has been pushing globally to have commonly owned ocean fish stocks converted into catch quotas that could be assigned […]