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May 28, 2010
>>CEI Sues NASA to Uncover Key Global Warming Docs
CEI is suing NASA in federal court! We have asked the court to order NASA – which has evaded our Freedom of Information Act requests for three years – to turn over documents related to global warming activities undertaken by federal employees. Chris Horner, along with the law firm Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher, is leading the charge to determine whether NASA facilities and staff were employed to push a specific policy agenda. As Congress ponders legislation that would increase the price of energy, thereby creating a massive new tax on Americans, it is vital that the general public know the extent to which the government’s own scientists have been fueling the alarmist political agenda while ostensibly being paid by taxpayers for impartial climate research. The text of CEI’s court filing is here (PDF). The Washington Times covered our lawsuit in a front page story, which can be read here.
>>Shaping the Debate
Myron Ebell’s quote in The Orange County Register
William Yeatman’s letter in The Hill
Iain Murrary’s op-ed in The Examiner Opinion Zone
William Yeatman’s op-ed in The Washington Times
Chris Horner’s op-ed in The Richmond Times-Dispatch
William Yeatman cited in The Wall Street Journal
CEI cited in The Wall Street Journal
Wayne Crews’ quote in San Jose Mercury News
>>Best of the Blogs
by John Berlau
by Hans Bader
by Angela Logomasini
Richard Morrison and Jeremy Lott welcome guests Marc Scribner, William Yeatman, Lee Doren, and Angela Logomasini to episode 94. We tackle politics in the Aloha state, freedom of information at the University of Virginia, Bureaucrash’s best and brightest, and the attack of the nanny state.
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