by Valerie Richardson
Washington Times

The House Science Committee chairman issued subpoenas Wednesday to two Democratic attorneys general over their pursuit of climate-change dissenters after the prosecutors refused to respond to the panel’s previous requests for information.

Chairman Lamar Smith, Texas Republican, announced that subpoenas have been sent to New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, as well as eight environmental groups, related to their “coordinated efforts to deprive companies, nonprofit organizations, scientists and scholars of their First Amendment rights.”…

A series of emails and documents unearthed in April through open-records requests by the Energy & Environment Legal Institute show environmental groups discussing how to use the legal system to prosecute climate-change dissenters dating back to 2012.

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