Press release from E&E Legal:
For Immediate Release:
September 22, 2016
AS AGS’ RICO CAMPAIGN MISFIRES, RE-AIMS, SCHNEIDERMAN SEEKS TO SAVE FACE, DOCUMENTS SUGGEST FOIA REQUESTS LED AT LEAST ONE AG TO ABANDON SCHNEIDERMAN COALITION
Washington, D.C. — Newly released emails from two different states and obtained by the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) offer further insight into the collapsed support for New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s ever-shifting #ExxonKnew investigation. These records suggesting that the AGs United for Clean Power coalition lost members not only to “Eric [being] the wild card for all“, but also to fear of scrutiny of the “climate AGs” from the press and the public. They also show AG offices seemingly getting back at each other over self-serving, improperly selective releases.
This comes amid suggestions that Schneiderman is getting a face-saving intervention by the Obama administration, to end the abusive campaign he started, but was left…
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