EPA Inspector General Investigates Alias Email Accounts

Law360, New York (December 18, 2012, 6:08 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general launched an audit of the agency's electronic records practices on Friday following congressional concerns that EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson may be using an alias email address for official business.

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives' Science, Space and Technology Committee cited reports that Jackson is conducting agency operations through email under the pseudonym "Richard Windsor," claiming that the use of an alias account leaves Jackson unaccountable and possibly violates the Freedom of Information Act and other federal transparency...
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