by Michael Bastasch
The Daily Caller

A nonprofit legal foundation has notified the Internal Revenue Service that a prominent environmental group may be violating its tax-exempt status by engaging in activities that promote private interests of board members and green energy businesses.

The Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) filed a formal referral with the IRS Wednesday after releasing a detailed report on the Sierra Club and the Sierra Club Foundation’s potentially tax-status-violating activities from activities taken to benefit the green energy industry and the business interests of board members.

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