Description: Lawsuit to compel disclosure of records related to the relationship between the Minnesota Attorney General and an outside group that funds "special attorneys general" to advance progressive climate change positions.
Energy Policy Advocates v. Ellison
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 07/08/2020 Complaint Download Complaint filed. Group Sought Disclosure of Documents Regarding Relationship Between Minnesota Attorney General and Outside Legal Organization. The nonprofit corporation Energy Policy Advocates filed suit in Minnesota under the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act seeking to compel disclosure of documents related to what the plaintiff called a “highly unusual arrangement” between the State Energy & Environmental Impact Center and the Minnesota Attorney General where the Center funds special attorneys general to advance “progressive clean energy, climate change, and environmental legal positions.”