Washington Free Beacon: Green Group Lobbyist Tried to Enlist EPA in Illicit Fundraising Scheme

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by Lachlan Markay
The Washington Free Beacon

A lobbyist tried to enlist a top Environmental Protection Agency official to help his environmental group raise money for advocacy campaigns supporting major EPA regulations, internal emails show.

Conrad Schneider, the top lobbyist for the left-wing Clean Air Task Force, was in frequent contact with Michael Goo, EPA’s top policy official, in the run-up to the agency’s landmark 2013 power plant emissions regulations, the emails show…

The email summarizing the exchange between Goo and Schneider was one of a number of internal EPA communications revealed by the Energy and Environment Legal Institute through a Freedom of Information Act request. It was shared exclusively with the Washington Free Beacon.

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