Entity: Department of Energy

News Roundup: The Hatch Act and Freedom of Speech

August 16, 2019
New harsh immigration policies, weaker endangered species protections, and a lawsuit to protect the free speech rights of federal employees.

No Records Response from DOE for Contracts with David Jonas

August 16, 2019
The Department of Energy stated that it had no records of contracts with David Jonas, who withdrew his nomination to be the agency's general counsel in 2018.

No Records Response from NNSA Regarding Communications About Saudi Nuclear Sale Plan

August 15, 2019
The National Nuclear Security Administration stated that it had no records of certain senior officials' communications containing words related to a plan to sell nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.

FOIA to DOE Asking for Perry Communications with Campaign Donors

August 9, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Energy asking for Secretary Perry’s communications with donors to his 2016 presidential campaign and affiliated PACs.

FOIA to DOE Seeking Communications Between Secretary Perry and Michael Bleyzer

August 9, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Energy seeking all communications between Secretary Rick Perry and Michael Bleyzer, Natasha Bleyzer, or anyone associated with SigmaBleyzer. 

FOIA to DOE Seeking Records Regarding the U.S. Delegation to Ukraine in May 2019

August 9, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Energy seeking records related to the U.S. delegation to Ukraine in May 2019, including records sufficient to identify all members of the delegation and itinerary information.

FERC Communications with Senator McConnell’s Staff

July 31, 2019
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission records in response to our request seeking communications with Senate Majority Leader McConnell's staff.

DOE and FERC Records Related to Proposals to Bail out Coal and Nuclear Power Plants

July 31, 2019
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission records related to Travis Fisher, Anthony Pugliese, Peabody Energy, Alliance Resource Partners, National Coal Council, and Department of Energy calendars. These records were produced in response to a lawsuit by American Oversight on behalf of the Union of Concerned Scientists. American Oversight and UCS pursued these documents to shed light on the Trump administration’s numerous failed proposals to bail out coal and nuclear power plants.

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.