Lisa Jackson, Obama’s former head of the Environmental Protection Agency, told a green-energy lobbyist in 2009 to email her personal account, an apparent violation of open-government rules, not to mention Obama’s good-government rhetoric.

Siemens lobbyist Alison Taylor, vice president for sustainability at the energy and technology giant, wrote Jackson in November at an alias email address, [email protected]. “Just a note to say I’m continuing to cheer for you from afar (not so far),” Taylor wrote in an email recently made public via the Freedom of Information Act following a request by Chris Horner of the Competitive Enterprise Institute. “EPA’s pulling into the lead on climate!”

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