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Bloomberg-Provided Attorney Files Next AG “Climate” Suit in DC

As CLW indicated yesterday might be coming, DC Attorney General Karl Racine has now entered the climate litigation sweepstakes. Like Minnesota’s Keith Ellison, and New York’s and Massachusetts’ AGs before him, Mr. Racine is using resources for the job provided him by an outside donor…in an arrangement that, public record responses indicate, was not entered […]

Something Wicked This Way Comes

As CLW reported last week, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine announced to environmentalist pressure groups his intention to join the club of attorneys general suing ExxonMobil, and presumably other energy companies, for various causes of action he might conjure/follow in the footsteps of. This likely signaled an intention to ride or try and assist the […]

Privately Financed Activist AGs Revving Up the Machines

ClimateWire has a piece out today, “D.C.’s top lawyer could launch Exxon battle soon”. In it, Bloomberg- and CREW-underwritten activist AG for the District of Columbia Karl Racine hints, “”look out for developments in the fall” on a highly anticipated legal challenge by the nation’s capital against Exxon Mobil Corp. and other leading fossil fuel […]

EID: Minnesota and Baltimore under microscope for hiring special interest climate crusaders in AG offices

From Energy In Depth’s CLARA MCGRAIL: MINNESOTA, D.C., AND BALTIMORE UNDER THE MICROSCOPE FOR ACCEPTING CONTROVERSIAL HELP FROM SPECIAL INTERESTS The Minnesota Attorney General’s office is more than a thousand miles away from New York City, yet Michael Bloomberg’s money and influence are felt even there. A new lawsuit is challenging whether Minnesota AG Keith Ellison […]

FOIA DOC SHOCK: New Army of Activist-Group Attorneys Revealed, Escalation of AGs/Donor Involvement:

“Bloomberg AGs” taking on even more privately hired lawyers to aid activist group litigation; “emoluments” litigation tied to Bloomberg group. The Washington Times reports on records obtained by the transparency group Energy Policy Advocates (EPA), showing the District of Columbia’s AG has brought at least one other, previously unreported climate-activist attorney into his office. This […]