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Litigation: California AG sues EPA over FOIA request for Pruitt ethics documents

August 11, 2017
California Attorney General (AG) Xavier Becerra (D) is suing EPA for allegedly missing deadlines under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to respond to a request the state filed in April, which seeks documents related to whether Administrator Scott Pruitt has complied with federal ethics laws. The effort is aimed at providing ammunition to Becerra and other opponents of the Trump administration's deregulatory agenda as they seek to block efforts by Pruitt and others to delay or otherwise roll back...

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