EPA Dodges Bulk Of Suit Seeking Access To Ex-Chief's Emails

Law360, New York (January 30, 2014, 3:21 PM EST) -- A Washington, D.C., federal judge ruled Wednesday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency does not need to hand over additional information to a conservative think tank about a former administrator's secondary email account, finding the agency had good reason to withhold the documents.

U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg said the Competitive Enterprise Institute “speaks loudly and carries a small stick,” granting most of the EPA's summary judgment motion before adding that the agency is only a few small steps away from fully escaping the suit....
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COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE v. UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY


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1:12-cv-01617

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District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Freedom of Information Act

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James E. Boasberg

Date Filed

September 28, 2012

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