Entity: Department of Energy

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records of Reimbursements During the Government Shutdown

January 28, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records of reimbursements given to appointees to expenses such as payments associated with travel, housing, the cost of government transportation, airfare, lodging, meals, per diem payments, rental vehicles, overtime payments, or any payments made via government-issued charge cards or travel during the government shutdown.

FOIA to DOE Seeking New Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles

January 18, 2019
FOIA to DOE seeking resumes, job titles, SF-50s, and ethics waivers for political appointees who joined the administration or were assigned to new positions after the date of American Oversight’s previous request for this information submitted in late 2017.

FOIA to FERC Seeking Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles

January 18, 2019
FOIA to FERC seeking political appointee resumes, titles, SF-50 forms, and ethics waivers since January 20, 2017.

DOE Photographs from the Agency Photographer

December 26, 2018
Department of Energy photographs of Secretary Perry. American Oversight sought all pictures taken by the agency's photographer, contractors, or agency staff of Secretary Perry, but agreed to omit pictures that only included DOE staff and/or their families.

Department of Energy Office Renovation Expenses

December 20, 2018
Office renovation records from the Department of Energy.

No Records Response from DOE Regarding Industry Communications about FERC Rule

December 17, 2018
The Department of Energy stated it had no records responsive to American Oversight's FOIA request for communications with various energy industry trade groups discussing Secretary Rick Perry's order that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) fast-track consideration of a rule that would force regional electricity grid operators to subsidize qualifying coal and nuclear plants.

No Records Response from Energy Department Regarding Griffin Perry or Grey Rock

December 6, 2018
The Department of Energy stated that it had no responsive records for communications between political appointees (in the Office of the Secretary, the Office of the Under Secretary for Energy, or the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy) and Griffin Perry or any representative of Grey Rock Energy Partners.

Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette’s Calendars Covering August 2017

November 30, 2018
Calendars for Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette covering the month of August 2017.

American Oversight Expands Its Investigation of Administration’s Improper Email Use

November 29, 2018
After last week’s Washington Post report that Ivanka Trump used a personal email account for official business on hundreds of occasions, American Oversight is continuing its investigation not just into the extent to which the president’s daughter and senior adviser violated records rules, but also into whether such risky actions extended to other officials within Trump’s cabinet.

FOIA to DOE Seeking Secretary Perry’s Personal Email Communications

November 29, 2018
FOIA to DOE seeking communications with any non-governmental email address attributed to Secretary Rick Perry, as well as emails he forwarded to his government account.