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EPA accused of singling out conservative groups, amid IRS scandal

Posted By kit On June 5, 2013 @ 11:04 am In Tile,U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Eric Shawn
foxnews.com [1]
June 5, 2013

It’s not just the IRS.

A second federal agency is facing a probe and accusations of political bias over its alleged targeting of conservative groups.

The allegations concern the Environmental Protection Agency, which is being accused of trying to charge conservative groups fees while largely exempting liberal groups. The fees applied to Freedom of Information Act requests — allegedly, the EPA waived them for liberal groups far more often than it did for conservative ones.

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[1] foxnews.com: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/06/04/epa-accused-singling-out-conservative-groups-amid-irs-scandal/

[2] IRS scandal expands: Now EPA accused of selectively targeting conservative groups: http://www.prisonplanet.com/irs-scandal-expands-now-epa-accused-of-selectively-targeting-conservative-groups.html

[3] IRS higher-ups requested info on conservative groups, letters show: http://www.prisonplanet.com/irs-higher-ups-requested-info-on-conservative-groups-letters-show.html

[4] Claim: IRS still targeting conservative groups, even after promising the intimidation already stopped: http://www.prisonplanet.com/claim-irs-still-targeting-conservative-groups-even-after-promising-the-intimidation-already-stopped.html

[5] Meese: Southern Poverty Law Center ‘Despicable’ for Naming Conservative Organizations ‘Hate Groups’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/meese-southern-poverty-law-center-despicable-for-naming-conservative-organizations-%e2%80%98hate-groups%e2%80%99.html

[6] IRS targeted groups that criticized the government, IG report says: http://www.prisonplanet.com/irs-targeted-groups-that-criticized-the-government-ig-report-says.html

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