Entity: Council on Environmental Quality

CEQ Official Urged Senators to Voice Support for President’s Infrastructure Plans

January 18, 2019
Former CEQ official Alex Herrgott pushed Senate staffers in 2018 to ask their bosses to voice support for the administration’s infrastructure plans, going so far as to feed them lines.
President Donald Trump delivers remarks on infrastructure initiative at inland waterway site Wednesday June 7, 2017, at Rivertown Marina in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

CEQ Emails Regarding Potential Attempts to Purge Career Employees

December 3, 2018
Council on Environmental Quality records attempting to discern whether political appointees targeted career employees they perceived to be disloyal to the current administration.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications Regarding Ivanka Trump’s Use of Personal Email

November 20, 2018
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking communications with the agencies, the White House, and Ivanka Trump’s law firms regarding Ivanka Trump and her use of personal email.

Council on Environmental Quality Communications With Congressional Staff About Infrastructure Proposals

August 15, 2018
Emails between Alex Herrgott, associate director of infrastructure for the White House Council on Environmental Quality, and congressional staff regarding the president's infrastructure plan.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Trump Appointees Accusing Career Staff of Disloyalty

March 29, 2018
Following reports that high-level Trump administration officials expressed concern about the “loyalty” of career civil servants at the State Department, and even explored ways to “purge” some of those career employees from their positions. American Oversight submitted this FOIA to determine whether similar conversations occurred at other agencies.

FOIA to CEQ Regarding Toll Roads Under the Trump Administration’s Infrastructure Plan

March 28, 2018
FOIA to CEQ seeking communications regarding the Trump administration's infrastructure plan and toll roads.

FOIA to CEQ Seeking Communications with Developers Regarding the Trump Administration’s Infrastructure Plan

March 27, 2018
FOIA to CEQ seeking communications between CEQ and a variety of developers and construction companies.

FOIA to CEQ Regarding the Trump Administration’s Infrastructure Plan

March 27, 2018
FOIA to CEQ seeking concerning the White House Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America, or other administration infrastructure-related policies or proposals, between CEQ and any member of Congress or congressional staff.

CEQ Ethics Pledges Signed by Political Appointees

February 21, 2018
Records from CEQ in response to our request for ethics pledges and Oaths of Offices signed by all presidentially appointed employees (including those confirmed by the Senate).

FOIA to Multiple Entities Seeking Oaths of Office

January 19, 2018
FOIA to multiple entities seeking oaths of office.