Lawmaker Rips EPA Admin For Using Personal Email Account

Law360, New York (February 19, 2013, 7:11 PM EST) -- A leading Republican senator on Tuesday demanded answers from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on its transparency procedures following the recent release of a batch of emails revealing acting administrator Bob Perciasepe used a personal email address to conduct official business.

Sen. David Vitter, R-La., the top Republican Senator on the Environment and Public Works Committee, said documents released by the EPA late last week revealed Perciasepe may have engaged in the same ethically murky behavior as predecessor Lisa Jackson, who purportedly conducted agency operations under...
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