Washington Examiner: Trump sued to disclose Chinese green lobbying scheme

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by John Siciliano
Washington Examiner

The Trump administration is being sued for records that conservative groups believe will reveal attempts by green activists and China to thwart actions by the new administration to exit from last year’s Paris climate change deal.

Two conservative free-market groups, the Energy & Environment Legal Institute and Free Market Environmental Law Clinic, sued the administration on Monday, asking for all records “to, from or discussing green-group lobbyist Jennifer Morgan of the World Resources Institute.” The group wants access to documents relating to her role in a coordinated effort “between green pressure groups and China to keep the climate gravy train chugging in the post-Obama world,” the groups said in a statement announcing the lawsuit.

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