GOP Lawmakers Seek EPA Official's Personal Emails

Law360, New York (January 29, 2013, 4:45 PM EST) -- A pair of senior Republican lawmakers on Tuesday asked a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official linked to a controversial hydraulic fracturing study to hand over emails from a personal account allegedly used for government business, accusing him of trying to evade federal disclosure laws.

Sen. David Vitter, R-La., and Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., asked for copies of all emails sent and received since April 2010 from an email account they say Region 8 Administrator James Martin used to set up a meeting with the general...
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