27 06, 2014

Legal Letters Issue III: The Hunt for Missing EPA records goes to the NSA

2016-12-11T17:07:58-04:00June 27th, 2014|E&E Legal Letters, EPA, FME Law, Mandelbaum, NSA, Transparency|

By Chaim Mandelbaum FME Law Counsel On June 5, 2013, the first of a series of news stories appeared revealing the extent of the information leaked by NSA contractor Edward Snowden. Ultimately, this information exposed a massive effort on the part of the National Security Agency (NSA) to collect “metadata” about electronic communications such as [...]

19 06, 2014

The Daily Signal: Lawsuit Seeks EPA Administrator’s Deleted Messages

2014-06-23T09:02:28-04:00June 19th, 2014|EPA, FME Law, Horner, Media Coverage, NSA, Transparency|

by Kevin Mooney The Daily Signal What have top officials within the Environmental Protection Agency been telling various environmental groups in their phone, email and text messages? That’s a question Chris Horner...can’t answer yet because the EPA claims it does not store this kind of data—in violation of the law. But it’s possible the National [...]

17 06, 2014

The Hill: Conservatives turn to NSA for help getting White House records

2014-06-18T12:40:36-04:00June 17th, 2014|FME Law, Horner, Media Coverage, NSA, Transparency|

by Julian Hattem The Hill In a new twist to the surveillance debate, conservative groups are asking the National Security Agency for help obtaining phone and email records about the Obama administration. Republicans on Capitol Hill and right-leaning organizations have asked the National Security Agency to hand over email and phone records about the Internal [...]

10 06, 2014

Daily Caller: Conservatives Sue NSA To Obtain Top EPA Officials’ Communications

2014-06-11T10:40:44-04:00June 10th, 2014|EPA Collusion, FME Law, Media Coverage, NSA, Transparency|

by Giuseppe Macri The Daily Caller Conservative and environmental organizations have grouped together to file a lawsuit against the National Security Agency for access to the communication records of top Environmental Protection Agency officials... Now the institute, along with the Free Market Environmental Law Clinic and the Energy and Environment Legal Institute, allege the NSA [...]

9 06, 2014

The Hill: NSA sued for EPA records

2014-06-10T08:47:42-04:00June 9th, 2014|Media Coverage, NSA, Petition Litigation, Transparency|

By Julian Hattem The Hill A group of conservative and environmental organizations is suing the National Security Agency (NSA) in order to obtain records about top officials at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)... However, along with the Free Market Environmental Law Clinic and the Energy and Environment Legal Institute, the conservative group claims that the [...]

9 06, 2014

Press Release: E&E Legal and FME Law Sue NSA to Compel Production Under FOIA of Records that EPA Destroyed but Spy Agency Grabbed

2016-12-11T17:07:58-04:00June 9th, 2014|EPA, EPA Collusion, FME Law, Horner, NSA, Press Releases, Schnare, Transparency|

For Immediate Release: June 9, 2014 Contact: Craig Richardson [email protected] E&E Legal and FME Law Sue NSA to Compel Production Under FOIA of Records that EPA Destroyed but Spy Agency Grabbed; Records Relate to Administrator Gina McCarthy’s Destroyed Text Messages, Former Administrator Lisa Jackson’s Verizon Account She Used to Correspond with Lobbyists Washington, D.C. – Today, [...]