Environmental Law Center American Tradition Institute
REQUEST UNDER THE TEXAS PUBLIC INFORMATION ACT
May 1, 2012Kathryn Symank Associate Vice President for Human Resource& Administrative ServicesOffice of the Chief Business Officer 1255 TAMUCollege Station, Texas 77843-1255
Dear Ms. Symank, President Loftin:The American Tradition Institute Environmental Law Center (“ATI”) respectfully submits this re-quest for public records ("Request") from Texas A&M University (“A&M”) pursuant to Texas’sPublic Information Act, Chapter 552 (§ 552.001, et seq.) of the Texas Government Code, AttorneyGeneral Greg Abbott’s Public Information 2012 Handbook, and your Policy Statement on PublicInformation Act Compliance last updated March 28, 2008.Please produce copies of records (“public information”) meeting the following descriptions.1.All emails to or from an A&M account used by Professor Andrew Dessler of the A&M De- partment of Atmospheric Sciences during the period covered by this Request (including as “cc”)which cite or refer to one or more of the following in the Subject line, e-mail body or in the To,From or cc: fields:a.Richard Lindzen (or “Lindzen”) b.Michael Mann (or “Mann”),c.Hockey Stick,d.Climategate,e.“denier”, and/or f.“tobacco”.
Applicable dates for both categories of records requested cover two and one half years, fromNovember 1, 2009 through May 1, 2012, inclusive.
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