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26 10, 2017

Press Release: E&E Legal Forced to File Additional Motions in Vermont Superior Court After Former AG Sorrell Refused to Answer 95% of Deposition Questions

2017-10-26T12:02:41+00:00October 26th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Hardin, Press Releases, RICO, Scandal, Suits, Vermont|

Montpelier, VT  - On Monday, after months of legal wrangling, obfuscation by custodians of public records, and one deposition no-show, former Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell appeared in order to testify regarding his role as co-ringleader in the 'Climate-RICO' AG scandal.  By court order, his deposition was to focus specifically on his use of a private Gmail [...]

24 10, 2017

Press Release: E&E Legal Re-Argues in NY Court Over Previously Obscured Schneiderman GMail Account in ‘Climate-RICO’ Scheme

2017-10-24T09:15:14+00:00October 24th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Hardin, New York, Press Releases, Richardson, RICO, Silencing Dissenters, Suits|

New York, NY - Attorneys for the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), a nonprofit public watchdog group, today appeared in front of the New York Supreme Court in the latest chapter of an ongoing struggle to obtain public records relating to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's “climate-RICO” scheme to pursue political opponents from the State's [...]

23 10, 2017

Media Advisory: E&E Legal Lead Attorney Matt Hardin Press Availability to Discuss Former VT AG William Sorell’s Deposition Regarding Co-Leading Climate RICO Scheme with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

2017-10-23T08:56:31+00:00October 23rd, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Hardin, Press Releases, Silencing Dissenters, Stonewalling, Suits, Vermont|

Burlington, VT  - Matthew Hardin, lead attorney for the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), is available at 1:00 p.m. today to discuss this morning's deposition of former Vermont Attorney General William Sorell.  Sorrell was initially scheduled to appear at a deposition on October 4, but he didn't show.  He and his attorney, current Vermont Attorney General Donovan, filed motions with the [...]

19 10, 2017

Press Release: E&E Legal Questions Why VT Office of Attorney General Insists on Saying the Strangest Things; Could it be to Change the Subject?

2017-10-19T12:35:41+00:00October 19th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Hardin, Press Releases, RICO, Suits, Vermont|

Washington, D.C. –  In the latest of a series of rather strange press releases today, the Vermont Office of Attorney General once again waves its rhetorical hands about a non-existent pursuit of "private emails", with breathless chest-beating about "rights to privacy" and worker rights" as it strains to change the subject from the actual subject before the courts, and [...]

18 10, 2017

Press Statement: E&E Legal Welcomes Vermont Judge’s Decision to Compel Former AG Sorrell to Appear in a Deposition Re: ‘Climate-RICO’ Cabal

2017-10-18T10:15:48+00:00October 18th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Press Releases, Richardson, RICO, Suits, Vermont|

Following is a statement from the Energy & Environment Legal Institute President Craig Richardson regarding today's decision by a Vermont Court Judge to compel former Attorney General William Sorrell to appear in a deposition regarding ongoing litigation E&E Legal is pursuing regarding the 'Climate-RICO' cabal: The Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) welcomes Vermont [...]

17 10, 2017

Press Release: E&E Legal Petitions NY Court to Release Schneiderman GMails, Releases Video on His Climate Scheme

2017-10-17T08:35:25+00:00October 17th, 2017|AG Collusion, Conflict of Interest, Green Groups, Hardin, New York, Press Releases, Richardson, RICO, Scandal, States, Suits, Transparency, Vermont, Video|

New York, NY - The Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) today filed a petition with the New York Supreme Court, in its ongoing attempt to obtain public records relating to Schneiderman's “climate-RICO” scheme from which nearly all former AG colleagues have fled after open records requests threatened to expose the use of law enforcement offices [...]

16 10, 2017

Press Release: E&E Legal Applauds EPA for Ending Cronyism Practice of ‘Sue & Settle’

2017-10-16T14:21:07+00:00October 16th, 2017|Conflict of Interest, Green Groups, Milloy, Press Releases, Sue & Settle|

Washington, D.C. -  The Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) applauds U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt for his Agency's decision to end the practice known as “Sue and Settle."  Way too much environmental policy making in recent years was conducted through this practice, which sought to circumvent the proper legislative and regulatory processes. [...]

12 10, 2017

Press Release: E&E Legal Clarifies Office of Attorney General Misrepresentations in Case Involving Use of Non-Official Email Accounts for Official Business

2017-10-12T14:52:04+00:00October 12th, 2017|AG Collusion, Hardin, Press Releases, RICO, Silencing Dissenters, Suits, Vermont|

Washington, D.C. -  In a press release today, the Vermont Office of Attorney General misrepresented legal pleadings, pleadings by which E&E Legal seeks enforcement of Vermont’s sunshine law to reveal "official records created by or in the custody of former employees", specifically described public records "which records relate to the Office of Attorney General." E&E Legal [...]

10 10, 2017

Press Release: Two Senior E&E Legal Experts Commend the EPA For Its Move to Repeal the ‘Clean Power Plan’

2017-10-10T11:18:24+00:00October 10th, 2017|Bad Science, Clean Power Plan, Mandelbaum, Milloy, Press Releases|

Washington, D.C. -  The Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) applauds U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt for his Agency's proposed repeal of the ‘Clean Power Plan’ rules on stationary energy generating sources. This proposed rule, implemented by the Obama administration, would have been disastrous to the U.S. economy, killing critical American jobs, putting the most [...]

4 10, 2017

Press Release: Court Orders AWOL Former Vermont AG to Sit for Deposition Re: Gmail Use, Climate Scheme

2017-10-04T16:18:45+00:00October 4th, 2017|AG Collusion, Press Releases, RICO, Scandal, Stonewalling|

Montpelier, VT -  This morning, former Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell ignored rules of civil procedure and failed to appear for a properly noticed deposition to take his testimony regarding his use of private email accounts to conduct state business. The case is about uncovering a scheme, revealed by public records requests, involving multiple state [...]

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