WORC Pushes Ahead with Lawsuit To Expose Coal Trade Group Masquerading as Federal Committee

The National Coal Council evaded accountability, skirted federal transparency law, and functioned as a self-dealing industry trade association during the Trump administration. On October 20th, 2022, the Western Organization of Resource Councils (WORC), represented by Democracy Forward and Earthjustice Senior Attorney Shiloh Hernandez, pressed ahead with our lawsuit challenging the National Coal Council’s (NCC) refusal to allow public access to its work during the Trump administration. In the filing, we…

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