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Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) will have to do more than issue subpoenas if he wants state attorneys general and environmental groups to turn over documents related to ongoing investigations into whether companies like Exxon Mobil committed fraud by covering up the risks of climate change.

In separate letters sent Tuesday to the longtime Republican climate change denier, the offices of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy said they have no intention of complying with Smith’s demand, calling it “unconstitutional,” “unprecedented” and “dangerous.”

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