December 2020 - Climate Litigation Watch

More of What MN OAG is Hiding: Tort Firm Formally Enters Fray

With the foundation–financed yet still contingency-fee “climate nuisance” tort firm Sher Edling LLP having just made an appearance in Minnesota’s pursuit of energy companies — on motions of a Bloomberg SAAG, who carries some serious outstanding questions of her own, no less — two languishing state open records requests with MN OAG for certain of […]

New Records Suit re Climate Litigation Industry: Oregon AG Sued for Improperly Hiding Calendar Entries for Bloomberg-provided “Special Assistant Attorney General”

Bizarrely heavy-handed redactions proved to be improper by colleague’s own calendar SALEM, OR – The public interest law firm Government Accountability & Oversight, P.C. (GAO) has filed suit under Oregon’s Public Records Law against Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and the State Department of Justice (DoJ), on behalf of the nonprofit transparency group Energy Policy Advocates, seeking to […]

MN Attorney: Minnesota needs answers on Ellison’s Bloomberg-funded attorneys

Former Minnesota lawmaker and candidate for Attorney General Doug Wardlow wrote a piece in the weekend Duluth News-Tribune citing CLW, and records obtained by the government-transparency group Energy Policy Advocates. Exceprts include: “Brazenly using his office to advance a political agenda, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, together with the District of Columbia’s attorney general, filed […]

New Records Suit re Climate Litigation Industry: What Did Minnesota AG Ellison Know About “SAAGs” Work With Outside Activists & When Did He Know It?

Third Lawsuit against Minnesota AG Ellison Over Refusal to Release Records re Bloomberg-Funded “Special Assistant AG” Disclosures, Work with Pressure Group MARSHALL, MN – The public interest law firm Government Accountability & Oversight, P.C. (GAO), has filed a public records lawsuit in Minnesota state court against Attorney General Keith Ellison. This action, the third that the nonprofit […]