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DC Think Tank Sues for Records on Bloomberg-Linked Climate Change Campaign

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The Epoch Times cited CEI and Senior Fellow Christopher C. Horner on the suing of D.C. and the D.C. Attorney General’s Office for failing to produce legally requested documents under seven different Freedom of Information Act requests.

According to the Competitive Enterprise Institute, each of the seven records requests were acknowledged within 15 days, as required by law. But the release of the requested documents has been delayed by more than two years, “forc[ing] CEI to sue to bring these records into the light of day for public inspection.”

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“Public records obtained by CEI and other groups detail how the Bloomberg-funded scheme allows activist donors to pay to place prosecutors in attorneys general offices to ‘advanc[e] progressive clean energy, climate change, and environmental legal positions’ after failing to gain approval through the proper, democratic process,” CEI senior fellow Chris Horner said on Dec. 18.

The Bloomberg project was exposed in an August CEI report called “Law Enforcement for Rent: How Special Interests Fund Climate Policy through State Attorneys General.”

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