Washington Times: New York AG sued over secrecy agreement on climate-change investigation

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by Valerie Richardson
Washington Times

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman was hit with a lawsuit Wednesday seeking copies of any secrecy agreements related to a multistate investigation into climate-change dissent.

The Competitive Enterprise Institute filed a lawsuit in New York Supreme Court after the Democratic prosecutor rejected the free-market think-tank’s Freedom of Information Law request for any Common Interest Agreement reached with other attorneys general or seven individuals and environmental groups…

Seventeen attorneys general signed earlier this year a “Climate Change Coalition Common Interest Agreement” aimed at guarding their internal communications from public disclosure, according to documents released Aug. 4 by the Energy & Environment Legal Institute.

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