Entity: Department of Agriculture

FOIA to U.S. Forest Service for Communications with the White House about Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

November 1, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service seeking communications with White House officials regarding the Tongass National Forest. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on reporting from the Washington Post that President Trump instructed Secretary Perdue to exempt Tongass from the Roadless Rule.

FOIA to U.S. Forest Service Seeking Agency Guidance about Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

November 1, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service seeking federal agency guidance and policies regarding the Tongass National Forest. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on reporting from the Washington Post that President Trump instructed Secretary Perdue to exempt Tongass from the Roadless Rule.

New Lawsuit: Secretary Perdue’s Ties to Georgia Industry Groups

October 30, 2019
American Oversight sued the USDA to investigate whether Perdue’s ties to Georgia agricultural-interest groups have had an impact on his policy decisions.

Complaint: American Oversight v. USDA — Perdue Emails and Georgia Industry Communications

October 30, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the U.S. Department of Agriculture for records of communications with Secretary Sonny Perdue’s family businesses and external agricultural interest groups, including those sent from a personal email account. American Oversight is seeking these records to learn whether Secretary Perdue’s ties to agricultural interest groups have had an impact on his policy decisions.

FOIA to USDA for Communications with Palantir and Palantir Lobbyists

October 30, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service asking for Communications from Palantir and Palantir Lobbyists such as J.A. Green and Company, ATS Communications, Inc., and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

FOIA to USDA for Communications Regarding Kansas City Relocation

October 30, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for communications between USDA and Kansas state officials regarding the relocation of research components to Kansas City.

FOIA to USDA for Records Regarding Kansas City Relocation

October 30, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for communications between USDA and Missouri state officials regarding the relocation of research components to Kansas City.

FOIA to USDA for Communications of Key Officials Regarding Kansas City Relocation

October 30, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for communications between USDA and Office of Management and Budget officials regarding the relocation of USDA research components to Kansas City.

No Records Response from USDA Regarding Communications with Trump Campaign Interests

October 4, 2019
The U.S. Department of Agriculture stated that it had no records regarding communications from agency officials to President Trump's reelection campaign or other interests supporting the presidents' reelection.

No Records Response from USDA Regarding Boyden Gray Communications

October 4, 2019
USDA stated that it had no records of communications between Boyden Gray and Sonny Purdue, Heidi Green, or Ray Starling.