Entity: Department of Commerce

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding the Impact of the Partial Government Shutdown on Agency Operations and Research

April 4, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records related to the impact of the partial government shutdown on agency operations, scientific research, and public safety programs.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Senior Officials’ Calendars

April 1, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against several agencies seeking calendars following previous request for senior officials' calendars. Some of the requests are seeking calendars from mid-2018 and others' date back to the beginning of the administration.

No Records Response from NOAA Regarding Jeffrey Clark Communications

March 19, 2019
The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) within the Department of Commerce stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's FOIA request for communications with attorney Jeffrey Clark. In late 2018, Clark was confirmed to head the Environment and Natural Resources Division at the Department of Justice.

FOIA to Commerce Seeking Communications of Kevin Quinley

March 15, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Commerce seeking communications of Kevin Quinley regarding adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

FOIA to the Census Bureau Seeking Communications of Kevin Quinley

March 15, 2019
FOIA to the Census Bureau seeking communications of Kevin Quinley regarding adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

Investigating the Trump Administration’s Efforts to Sell Nuclear Technology to Saudi Arabia

March 12, 2019
American Oversight has filed FOIA requests across the administration to find out more about Trump administration appointees' push to sell U.S. nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, First Lady Melania Trump, and President Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on May 21, 2017

FOIA to Commerce Seeking Communications with External Parties Related to Nuclear Technology

March 8, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Commerce seeking communications of high-ranking agency officials with non-governmental individuals and organizations with ties to the nuclear technology industry.

FOIA to Commerce/BIS Seeking Emails About Nuclear Technology Sharing

March 8, 2019
FOIA to the Bureau of Industry and Security seeking email communications with non-governmental parties including certain key terms related to nuclear technology sharing.

FOIA to BIS Seeking Talking Points and Decision Memos About Nuclear Technology

March 8, 2019
FOIA to the Bureau of Industry and Security seeking final talking points, records reflecting final decisions, and internal assessments including certain key terms related to nuclear technology sharing.

FOIA to BIS Seeking Communications with National Security Council Personnel

March 8, 2019
FOIA to the Bureau of Industry and Security seeking communications between high-ranking agency officials and certain members of the National Security Council.