Ed Whitfield

Rep. Whitfield: "Rewarding Friends" in the Fossil Fuel Industry

Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-Ky.) took to the floor of the House of Representatives Wednesday to decry an Environmental Protection Agency whose conduct he says that he says “rewards its friends and punishes its opponents.”

Ed Whitfield Pushing Amendment to Benefit Electric Utility Donors

Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-Ky.) is pushing an amendment that would further delay the implementation of EPA rules regarding power plants, something that a spokesman from Clean Air Watch “called a ‘hair-raising prospect’ given the ‘massive’ pollution from coal-fired power plants.”

Electric utility company donors, of course, are the top-giving industry to Whitfield so far this year, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.