Lawsuit seeks to stop EPA from ongoing illegal deletion of Gina McCarthy text messages

CEI announced:

Attorneys with the Competitive Enterprise Institute filed suit Thursday to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from destroying senior officials’ records, a practice CEI uncovered with recent requests under the Freedom of Information Act.

CEI filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia asking the court to “enjoin and prevent the destruction of certain EPA text message transcripts, by EPA pursuant to a policy and practice that violates the Freedom of Information Act and the Federal Records Act.”

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4 thoughts on “Lawsuit seeks to stop EPA from ongoing illegal deletion of Gina McCarthy text messages”

  1. Laws need to be changed so that purposeful email deletion is treated as if the worst was in those emails. Something like the refusal to give a roadside breath sample…you’re charged and tried with impaired driving anyway. if someone states that those emails will show corruption and cover-ups then that charge should go ahead as if it were fact and sentences handed down.

  2. Data retention for thee, but not for me.
    Just one more example of something the (Obama) government does with impunity that you could never get away with.

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