Description: Sought emails from U.S. Treasury concerning the proposal of a carbon tax.
Competitive Enterprise Institute v. U.S. Treasury
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 11/13/2012 Complaint Complaint filed. A conservative legal foundation filed a lawsuit against the Treasury Department seeking agency emails concerning a possible federal carbon tax. According to the agency, the Obama Administration has no plans to propose a carbon tax and any such legislation would need Republican support. The lawsuit seeks emails from the agency’s Office of Energy and Environment that contain the word “carbon.”