Bloomberg Law
Aug. 27, 2021, 1:51 PM

Group’s Allegations of Destroying Records Spur EPA Investigation

Stephen Lee
Stephen Lee

The EPA says it will fully investigate allegations from a public interest group that it illegally destroys the original versions of its internal communications and draft documents once they’re edited, according to an agency spokesman.

The Environmental Protection Agency pledged to work with the National Archives and Records Administration “to ensure any allegation of record loss is addressed, and we will continue efforts to restore public confidence in our agency and our mission, with a dedication to open communication, fairness, and transparency.”

In a complaint filed Thursday with the records agency, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility ...