Oklahoma releases 7,564 pages of new EPA Administrator’s emails showing deep oil links

February 23, 2017 |

In Washington, 7,564 pages of emails by then-Oklahoma Attorney General, now-Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, following a freedom of information request and a court order to release them by the Center for Media and Democracy show the administrator’s very tight relationship with several key players in the oil and gas industry who went so far as to draft some of his communications verbatim. In 2013, the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers provided language for the then-AG to file in order to challenge the EPA on blending quotas, though he used different arguments when he filed later in the year.

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