Washington Examiner: NY atty. general sought to keep lawyer’s role in climate change push secret

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by Sean Higgins
Washington Examiner

A recently revealed email exchange shows that the New York Attorney General’s Office tried to keep secret the role an activist lawyer played in helping to start a multi-state effort to prosecute energy companies for deceiving investors on the risks of climate change.

The email was part of a series of internal messages regarding the effort that were released by the Vermont Attorney General’s Office following a public records request by a nonprofit group…

The Vermont Attorney General’s Office, one of the 15 involved in the climate change effort, provided that exchange and other emails to the Energy and Environmental Legal Institute, a Washington free market nonprofit group, earlier this month.

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