Entity: Department of the Interior

News Roundup: Stephen Miller’s Extremist Network

December 13, 2019
Emails obtained by American Oversight provide a glimpse of how a senior adviser at ICE has worked with Miller to promote harsh anti-immigration policies.

Public Information Request to the Texas Attorney General Regarding the Texas Public Policy Foundation

December 12, 2019
Public information request to the office of the Texas Attorney General seeking information about three meetings held with the Texas Public Policy Foundation.

FOIA to BSEE Regarding Communications with Industry Lobbyists on Blowout Preventer Systems and Well Control Rule


December 12, 2019
FOIA to the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement seeking email communications with industry lobbyists, including meetings on Blowout Preventer Systems and Well Control Rule.

FOIA to BLM Regarding Communications with Industry Lobbyists on Blowout Preventer Systems and Well Control Rule


December 12, 2019
FOIA to the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management seeking email communications with industry lobbyists, including meetings on Blowout Preventer Systems and Well Control Rule.

FOIA to DOI Regarding Communications with Industry Lobbyists on Blowout Preventer Systems and Well Control Rule


December 12, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Interior seeking email communications with industry lobbyists, including meetings on Blowout Preventer Systems and Well Control Rule.

News Roundup: Ukraine-Related Documents, Hurdles for Asylum-Seekers, and Chad Wolf’s Involvement in Family Separation

November 8, 2019
The latest on impeachment and on our investigations into the administration's immigration policies.

News Roundup: Impeachment Votes and Sonny Perdue’s Georgia Connections

November 1, 2019
As the impeachment inquiry gears up for its more public phase, American Oversight is continuing to look into ethics and influence issues at agencies like the Department of Agriculture.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue

In the Documents: Interior Department Officials Arranging VIP Tours for Trump Administration Figures and Allies

October 31, 2019
Documents uncovered by American Oversight reveal new instances in which the line between extending courtesies to notable figures and abusing agency privileges may have been crossed.

News Roundup: From the Top Down

September 27, 2019
Efforts to get Ukraine to investigate the president's perceived rivals have been known for months. We want to know how many were involved.
(White House Photo)

Using FOIA to Fight Trump Administration Obstruction

September 27, 2019
We obtained documents that show the coziness between political appointees and the fossil fuel industry — and provide an example of the administration's failure to cooperate fully with congressional oversight requests.