Entity: Department of the Interior

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOI and USDA – Twin Metals

June 25, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of the Interior, the Bureau of Land Management, the Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Forest Service seeking records related to the Twin Metals mining lease granted to Antofagasta in the Boundary Waters wilderness.

FOIA to DOI Seeking Records Reflecting Communications Between the Agency and the White House Counsel Staff Regarding Congressional Oversight

June 24, 2019
FOIA to Department of the Interior seeking records reflecting communications between the agency and the White House Counsel staff regarding congressional oversight in light of the administration's unprecedented efforts to resist oversight.

News Roundup: Hicks, Barr, Ross and Congressional Oversight

June 21, 2019
American Oversight is investigating the extent to which federal agencies are following the lead of the president in defying legislative branch oversight.

DOI Records of Communications Between David Bernhardt’s Staff and his Former Clients and Employers

June 19, 2019
Department of the Interior records of communications between staffers working for Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and entities that Bernhardt was recused from working with, including former employers and clients. These communications include the months before and after Bernhardt was confirmed as Deputy Secretary of the Interior.

DOI Records of Communications Between Bernhardt Staff and Congress

June 19, 2019
Department of Interior email communications in response to our FOIA seeking correspondence between senior officials and Congressional members and staff.

DOI Records of Deputy Secretary David Bernhardt Communications

June 19, 2019
Records from the Department of the Interior of Deputy Secretary David Bernhardt's communications with specific industry groups.

USGS emails regarding Rio Tinto from 2017-2018

June 11, 2019
United States Geological Survey emails with Rio Tinto. Many of these emails concern Rio Tinto’s Resolution Copper project. These emails are from 2017-2018.

FOIA to DOI Seeking Communications Between Agency Lawyers and the White House Regarding Congressional Oversight

June 11, 2019
FOIA to DOI seeking communications between agency lawyers and the White House in light of the administration's unprecedented efforts to resist congressional oversight.

FOIA to DOI Seeking Communications Between the Agency and the White House Regarding Congressional Oversight

June 11, 2019
FOIA to DOI seeking communications between the agency and the White House regarding congressional oversight in light of the administration's unprecedented efforts to resist oversight.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Guidance Regarding Congressional Oversight Requests and Subpoenas

June 10, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking guidance from the White House or agency leadership regarding the agency's responses to congressional oversight requests and subpoenas.