FEBRUARY 06, 2012
Judicial Watch filed this lawsuit for records regarding a controversial $1.2 billion government loan guarantee from the Obama Department of Energy to SunPower, a California solar company reportedly $820 million in debt. A similar lawsuit was filed on the same date by Judicial Watch against the U.S. Departments of Interior and Treasury for related documents.
Pursuant to Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests filed on October 21, 2011, Judicial Watch seeks the following:
- Any and all records regarding, concerning or related to the issuance of a Department of Energy loan guarantee to SunPower, Inc. and/or NRG Energy, Inc. on or about September 30, 2011.
- Any and all records of communication between any official, officer, or employee of the Departments of the Interior and/or Treasury and any official, officer or employee of any other government agency, department of office regarding, concerning or related to any loan guarantees applied for, by, and/or awarded to SunPower, Inc. and/or NRG Energy.
- Any and all records of communication between any official, officer, or employee of the Department of the Interior and/or Treasury and any officer, employee or representative of Lang, Hansen, O’Malley and Miller, a government relations firm headquartered in Sacramento, California.
Official Legal Documents
- Complaint - February 1, 2012