Entity: Department of Energy

News Roundup: Investigating the Fallout from Spring’s DHS Shakeup

July 19, 2019
Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan testified before Congress this week, with lawmakers confronting him about the poor conditions at migrant detention centers.

FOIA to DOE Seeking Communications with Franklin Haney or His Companies

July 19, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Energy seeking communications with Trump donor and real estate mogul Franklin Haney or affiliated entities.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Any Contracts with Failed Nominees

July 17, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies to identify whether individuals nominated but not confirmed to high-level agency positions have contracts to perform the same or similar work for which they were unsuccessfully nominated.

No Records Response from DOE Regarding Climate Change Reports

July 17, 2019
The Department of Energy stated that it had no records of communications by certain senior officials regarding two major climate change studies released in 2018.

FOIA to DOE Seeking Communications with Mandy Gunasekara

July 3, 2019
FOIA to DOE seeking communications with former EPA official Mandy Gunasekara, founder of the Energy 45 Fund.

FERC Emails with White House Energy Advisers

July 2, 2019
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission emails in response to our request for communications between political appointees and White House energy advisers.

News Roundup: Setbacks for Freedom of Information

June 28, 2019
Supreme Court decisions, limits on FOIA, and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's D.C. landlord.
(Photo: Paul A. Fagan)

News Roundup: The Trump Administration and the Hatch Act

June 14, 2019
Like many norms in the Trump era, the prohibition on federal employees engaging in political activity while at work has been routinely tested by this administration.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway

No Records Response from DOE Regarding Communications with Certain NSC Officials

June 13, 2019
The Department of Energy stated that it had no records of communications between certain agency officials and three former National Security Council officials, Derek Harvey, K.T. McFarland and Michael Flynn, who were reportedly involved in a plan to sell nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.

FOIA to DOE Seeking Communications between Sec. Perry and Sen. McConnell

June 11, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Energy seeking communications between Secretary Rick Perry and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.