Sunday, February 19, 2017

House Science Chair Renews Fight With NY, Mass. AGs Over Exxon Probes

Caitlin Macneal · Friday, February 17, 2017, 2:05 pm

House Science Committee Chair Lamar Smith (R-TX) on Thursday issued new subpoenas to the attorneys general of New York and Massachusetts seeking documents related to their probes into ExxonMobil, reinvigorating the panel's investigation into those states' efforts.

But it looks like the stalemate between Smith and the attorneys general will continue, as both officials plan to ignore the chairman's demands for information on their efforts to determine whether Exxon misled investors regarding climate change.

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