LAWSUIT TO FORCE TRANSPARENCY - CHRISTOPHER HORNER
CEI.org: CEI Files Groundbreaking Lawsuit against EPA for Hiding Agency Records on Private E-mail Accounts
The Competitive Enterprise Institute today filed suit in federal district court for the District of Columbia challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to shield a senior official’s practice of hiding public service on private e-mail accounts that only he controls or can access.
The complaint demonstrates the epidemic in the Obama administration of moving controversial actions to non-public e-mail accounts. By exposing this practice, the suit will pave the way for obtaining all such public records stashed in private corners and thus out of reach of the nation's transparency laws, which clearly prohibit this kind of activity.
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