Environmental Protection Agency

EPA Critic Wants NSA To Surrender Environmental Agency's Email

They already said there are no privacy concerns


A conservative gadfly who has made a crusade of uncovering embarrassing emails at the Environmental Protection Agency wants to tap a new potential evidence trove: the National Security Agency's electronic snooping program.

Attorney Chris Horner has filed a Freedom of Information Act request, asking the NSA to turn over any information it might have gleaned from former EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson's personal Verizon email account. The data could buttress critics' accusations that Jackson and other top environmental regulators have routinely used private channels to discuss public business.

Horner dismisses any concerns that this might violate Jackson's privacy, saying the NSA has made it clear that it doesn't put much stock in such worries