Suit alleges Energy refuses to turn over Granholm, Proterra records; DOE says it’s focused on ‘equitable clean energy future’
- February 21, 2022
Juliette Fairley, Legal Newsline
A federal government watchdog has sued the Department of Energy (DOE) alleging that it is wrongfully withholding records it is entitled to review under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
Protect the Public’s Trust (PPT) seeks records pertaining to Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm…
“We are looking for these records so that we’re able to determine whether the Secretary and others within the agency have been complying with their ethics obligations,” Chamberlain told Legal Newsline. It’s important to ensure that high level political appointees and, and high-level officials within the executive branch that work at the administrative agencies in the federal government are complying with their ethics obligations and they’re avoiding conflicts of interests, and they’re not engaging in possible conduct.”