Media Advisory: CEI, Members of Congress Sue the President

Media Advisory: CEI, Members of Congress Sue the President

October 04, 2000

Washington, DC, October 4, 2000 –  The Competitive Enterprise Institute will co-host a press conference tomorrow to announce its lawsuit against President William J. Clinton and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Neal Lane. Joining CEI will be co-plaintiffs Senator James Inhofe (R-OK), Representatives Jo Ann Emerson (R-MO) and Joseph Knollenberg (R-MI), Consumer Alert, 60 Plus Association, Heartland Institute, and David Wojick.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />


The plaintiffs seek the federal court in Washington, DC, to declare the soon-to-be-released National Assessment Synthesis Report (National Assessment on Climate Change) as unlawfully produced in violation of three federal laws.


PLACE:      House Triangle (rain location – 2349 Rayburn – Rep. Knollenberg’s Office)

TIME:        1:30

DATE:        Thursday, October 5, 2000


Speakers: Reps. Emerson and Knollenberg; Sen. Inhofe; Christopher C. Horner, Esq


After opening remarks from the speakers, the floor will be open for questions.



CEI, a non-profit, non-partisan public policy group founded in 1984, is dedicated to the principles of free enterprise and limited government. For more information, please contact Emily McGee, director of media relations, at 202-331-1010, ext. 209.