18 May '11, 8pm

State Department Sued for not Disclosing Clinton Correspondence with Oil Lobbyist

For Immediate Release May 18, 2011 Contact: Sarah Burt, Earthjustice, (510) 550-6755, [email protected] Kelly Trout, Friends of the Earth, (202) 222-0722, [email protected] Kenny Bruno, Corporate Ethics International, (718) 788-4402, [email protected] Steve Porter, Center for International Environmental Law, (814) 323-4623, [email protected] State Department Sued for not Disclosing Clinton Correspondence with Oil Lobbyist Groups question what impact the relationship will have on controversial pipeline decision SAN FRANCISCO, CA —Environmental and ethics groups sued the State Department today to gain access to possible communications between a lobbyist for a Canadian oil pipeline company and the State Department, headed by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The lobbyist, Paul Elliott, formerly worked as the national deputy director for Secretary Clinton’s presidential...

Full article: http://www.foe.org/state-department-sued-not-disclosing-c...

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