Daily Caller: EPA Officials Caught Using Talking Points From Soros-Backed Group

/, Conflict of Interest, EPA, EPA Collusion, Green Groups, Horner, Media Coverage, Scandal, Transparency, War on Coal/Daily Caller: EPA Officials Caught Using Talking Points From Soros-Backed Group

by Michael Bastasch
The Daily Caller

Emails obtained by a free-market legal group show that EPA officials may have been using talking points given to them by a policy expert with the Center for American Progress (CAP) — a think tank founded by Clinton adviser John Podesta and backed by liberal billionaire George Soros.

Then-CAP climate policy expert Daniel Weiss emailed EPA senior counsel Joseph Goffman in September 2013 with “a series of suggestions for convincing [New York Times reporter] Matt Wald of the commercial viability of carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technology,” according to the Washington Free Beacon…

“The brazen collusion is staggering,” Chris Horner, an attorney at the Environment & Energy Legal Institute, told the Free Beacon.

“This is a spectacular example of how ideological activists brought in to the Obama administration to jam through the left-wing agenda see no distinction between EPA and their former green-group colleagues,” said Horner, who obtained the emails through a Freedom of Information Act request.

Read more