by Hannah Hess
…Today marks one year since Schneiderman joined former Vice President Al Gore and a coalition of state attorneys general to announce a multistate effort to tackle climate change, including further investigations into whether fossil fuel companies lied to investors and the public about the impacts of global warming (Greenwire, March 29, 2016).
That effort also included the U.S. Virgin Islands and Minnesota.
A free-market group has been battling in court for communications related to the effort by state attorneys general to defend Obama-era climate regulations.
The Energy & Environment Legal Institute is in Vermont today arguing for the release of records that it alleges show the involvement of major Democratic Party donors and outside political activists in the campaign by state officials.
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