Ellen M. Gilmer



Ellen is a legal reporter for Energywire, covering the oil and gas industry, renewables and utilities. Her reporting focuses on the evolution of energy law in the face of the rapidly changing national energy landscape. She previously reported on state regulatory issues for Energywire and was a copy editor for other E&E News publications. Her work has appeared in The Oregonian, Scientific American and She has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Ball State University and a master's degree in environmental law from Lewis & Clark Law School.

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Court drops Trump from kids' case

A federal judge today agreed to dismiss President Trump from an ambitious climate lawsuit brought by a group of children and young adults, but the court rejected many of the government's latest efforts to sideline the case before an upcoming trial.