A Timeline of the EPA’s “Richard Windsor” Email Scandal

CEI Senior Fellow Chris Horner first learned about EPA officials’ habit of holding “alias” email accounts last April. In December, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson resigned amid questions about her “Richard Windsor” alias account.

CEI has created a timeline to track the unfolding email scandal at EPA.


For the detailed breakdown of the timeline, visit



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Media Highlights

Oct. 2, 2012: CEI featured in The Washington Examiner: “EPA Refuses to Talk About Think Tank Suit Demanding Docs on Officials Using ‘Secret’ Emails

● Nov. 12, 2012: Chris Horner publishes a column on National Review Online: “Who is ‘Richard Windsor?’

Nov. 17, 2012: Chris Horner quoted in The Washington Times: “Congress Demands EPA’s Secret Email Accounts

● Nov. 21, 2012: Chris Horner cited in Bloomberg News: “Watchdog Wants EPA Chief’s Use of Alias Email Probed

Nov. 25, 2012: Chris Horner publishes an op-ed in The Washington Examiner: “EPA Administrators Invent Excuses to Avoid Transparency

Dec. 27, 2012: Chris Horner quoted on FoxNews.com: “Attorney Claims EPA Chief Resigned Over Alias Email Accounts

Dec. 27, 2012: Chris Horner quoted in The Daily Mail: “Did EPA Chief Lisa Jackson Resign Because Emails She Sent From a Secret Alias Account Will Go Public Next Month?

Jan. 2, 2013: Chris Horner quoted in The Washington Examiner: “Transparency Advocates See Tough Year, Growing ‘Windsorgate’ Scandal at EPA Ahead

Jan. 2, 2013: Megyn Kelly discusses Jackson’s resignation, cites CEI (Video, Fox News Channel)



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Jan. 3, 2013: Christopher Horner discusses Jackson’s resignation (Video, CNBC)




   >> Watch clip on YouTube here.