AUSTIN – Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Distinguished Senior Fellow-in-Residence and Director of the Armstrong Center for Energy & the Environment Kathleen Hartnett White and Policy Analyst Leigh Thompson are available to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Michigan v. Environmental Protection Agency.
The Honorable Kathleen Hartnett White is the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Distinguished Senior Fellow-in-Residence and Director of the Armstrong Center for Energy & the Environment. She is well known as a pioneer in the arena of conservative energy and environmental reform. Prior to joining the Foundation, White served a six-year term as Chairman and Commissioner of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, a regulatory agency in size second only to the EPA. She has widely published and testified on energy, EPA regulation, and on the substance of the Court’s ruling today. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications including The Hill, National Review, Investor’s Business Daily, Washington Examiner, Forbes, Daily Caller, and major Texas newspapers. White also recently testified before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, the House Science Committee, and the House Natural Resource Committee. White’s recent work on this topic includes EPA’s Pretense of Science: Regulating Phantom Risks and the accompanying presentation, The Clean Air Act: The Case for Reform, andThe EPA’s Regulatory Avalanche, which appeared in the Dallas Morning News.
Leigh Thompson is a Policy Analyst in the Armstrong Center for Energy and the Environment at the Texas Public Policy Foundation and is a licensed attorney in the State of Texas. Prior to joining the Foundation in January 2015, Thompson studied at St. Mary’s University School of Law and Graduated with a Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) in 2014. She completed her undergraduate coursework at Dallas Baptist University in 2008, where she graduated with a B.S. in Political Science and an honors award in her field of study.
To schedule an interview with Ms. White or Ms. Thompson, please contact Caroline Espinosa at [email protected] or 512-472-2700.
The Texas Public Policy Foundation is a non-profit, free-market research institute based in Austin, Texas.