NY AG Sued For Emails On Climate Probe Coordination

Law360, New York (August 2, 2016, 6:43 PM EDT) -- Two free-market litigation outfits have asked an Empire State court to make New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman cough up records they say will show illicit coordination among state attorneys general and environmentalists to silence critics of climate change.

The Energy & Environment Legal Institute and the Free Market Environmental Law Clinic, both nonprofits, called Schneiderman the "ringleader" of a group of state attorneys general engaged in an "unprecedented assault on free speech" on those who dissent from "the 'climate' political agenda."

The groups said in a statement Monday that they were "forced" to sue Schneiderman in the Supreme Court of...

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