Description: Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking to compel disclosure of records related to the ethics clearance and recusal process for Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Change John Kerry.
Energy Policy Advocates v. U.S. Department of State
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 11/01/2021 Complaint Download Complaint filed. Energy Policy Advocates Asked Court to Compel Response to FOIA Request for John Kerry-Related Records. Energy Policy Advocates filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of State seeking records related to “the required ethics clearance and recusal process for Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Change John Kerry.” Energy Policy Advocates alleged that “recent reports suggest that Mr. Kerry maintains certain investments which could compromise his ability to deal in a straightforward and non-conflicted manner with one of his primary targets for diplomacy, the Peoples Republic of China.”