EPA Sued Over Admin Records In Latest Private Email Inquiry

Law360, New York (May 02, 2013, 7:48 PM ET) -- A conservative think tank on Thursday sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C., over its refusal to produce email records from a nonofficial address it claims an EPA Region 9 administrator used to conduct agency business.

The Competitive Enterprise Institute claims the EPA has “stonewalled” its efforts to obtain correspondence concerning official business it says Jared Blumenfeld — who oversees the Pacific Northwest and California — conducted via a personal email account in violation of agency policy.

The group’s allegations are part of a...
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