Checks and Balances Project Welcomes New Senior Fellow Evlondo Cooper
My name is Evlondo Cooper and I’d like to introduce myself as Check and Balances’ new senior fellow. Checks and Balances Project provides an invaluable service by demanding transparency and accountability around issues such as the environment, clean energy and public health. These are issues I care about deeply. As a former Orleans Parish criminal… Read more »
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Letter to TURN
  June 2, 2015   Mark W. Toney, Ph.D. Executive Director TURN—The Utility Reform Network 785 Market St., Suite 1400 San Francisco, CA 94103   Dear Mark: It was good to sit down with you while I was in San Francisco and learn more about TURN’s relationship with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and… Read more »
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Checks & Balances Project Calls On Arizona Attorney General to Investigate Anti-Solar Push Poll
Today, the Checks and Balances Project sent a letter to Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich asking that he investigate whether or not Arizona Public Service (APS) is connected with efforts by the Virginia-based Taxpayers Protection Alliance to conduct a door-to-door push poll designed solely to discredit the residential solar industry in Arizona. If APS is connected,… Read more »
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Virginia FOIA re Michael Karmis PhD.
September 29, 2014   Tarah Kesterson Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) P.O. Drawer 900 Big Stone Gap, VA 24219   RE:  Request for records under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act   Dear Ms. Kesterson: My name is Scott Peterson. I am the Executive Director of the Checks and Balances Project, a government… Read more »
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Our weekly wrap on the top 5 energy stories for the week of July 29th
COGA CEO Tisha Schuller supports front group claim that trees cause smog Colorado Oil and Gas Association CEO Tisha Schuller said she wanted to depolarize the debate around fracking and drilling, and even said she’d be touring Colorado communities to do just that. So it was disappointing, if not surprising, when her group helped publicize… Read more »
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