by Stan Parker

Law360, New York (August 4, 2016, 5:31 PM ET) — A conservative environmental litigation group said Thursday that a group of state attorneys general signed a “secrecy pact” meant to obstruct open-records requests as part of a political effort meant to silence climate change critics, an allegation the New York Attorney General’s Office is calling “utter nonsense.”

The Energy & Environment Legal Institute on Thursday released a copy of a document titled “Climate Change Coalition: Common Interest Agreement,” signed by the attorneys general of 15 states and territories that outlines their common legal interests in fighting climate…

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