Washington Free Beacon: State AGs Tried to Hide Climate Probe Geared to Punish Fossil Fuel Companies

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by Samantha Harris
The Washington Free Beacon

Eighteen liberal state attorneys general signed a pact in May to keep a joint investigation of Exxon Mobil Corp. and attempts to punish other fossil fuel companies over climate change issues secret, according to documents obtained by a free market think tank.

The Energy & Environment Legal Institute obtained a copy of the agreement through public-records litigation with the District of Columbia, which is a part of the pact along with 15 states.

The 18 attorneys general, led by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D.), are fighting climate change by pursuing “investigations of representations made by companies to investors, consumers, and the public regarding fossil fuels, renewable energy, and climate change.”

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by Samantha Harris
The Washington Free Beacon

Eighteen liberal state attorneys general signed a pact in May to keep a joint investigation of Exxon Mobil Corp. and attempts to punish other fossil fuel companies over climate change issues secret, according to documents obtained by a free market think tank.

The Energy & Environment Legal Institute obtained a copy of the agreement through public-records litigation with the District of Columbia, which is a part of the pact along with 15 states.

The 18 attorneys general, led by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D.), are fighting climate change by pursuing “investigations of representations made by companies to investors, consumers, and the public regarding fossil fuels, renewable energy, and climate change.”

Read more.