5/18/2013

The Hits Just Keep On Coming! EPA under Investigation for FOIA Bias against Conservative Groups

Posted by Brian

The White House/D.C. cesspool is overflowing!

Lawmakers to investigate EPA FOIA scandal
Michael Bastasch

Republican lawmakers are launching an investigation into claims that the Environmental Protection Agency, while giving preferential treatment to environmental groups, made it harder for conservative groups to obtain government records.

“According to documents obtained by the Committees, EPA readily granted FOIA fee waivers for environmental allies, effectively subsidizing them, while denying fee waivers and making the FOIA process more difficult for states and conservative groups,” wrote Republican lawmakers, including Rep. Darrell Issa and Sens. David Vitter, Chuck Grassley and Jim Inhofe in a letter to the EPA.

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