CEI.org: Back to Court to Seek Answers on EPA's Fee-Waiver Denials
Officials at the Environmental Protection Agency unlawfully seek to impose fee barriers as a means of denying and, at minimum, delaying groups EPA deems as unhelpful to its agenda from obtaining public information, according to a lawsuit filed today by the Competitive Enterprise Institute in U.S. District Court. CEI’s lawsuit also indicates that this stands in stark contrast to EPA’s notorious collaboration with environmental pressure group allies, who are instead treated as extensions of EPA.
CEI’s lawsuit asks the court to order EPA to comply with what is known as a “simple” request under the Freedom of Information Act—which EPA nonetheless has refused to even acknowledge—seeking copies of all determinations to grant or deny FOIA fee waiver requests for approximately the past year. > Read more
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