FOIA to DOI seeking communications between all political appointees in the Office of the Secretary, the Office of the Deputy Secretary, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fish, Wildlife and Parks, and the Office of the Director of the National Park Service containing search terms related to the reassignment of Yellowstone National Park Superintendent.
FOIA to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental
Enforcement regarding Scott Angelle and Preston Beard seeking communications to determine if they've been in contact with former employers, donors, and other contacts in the energy industry.
According to emails obtained by American Oversight, Zinke and his senior aides arranged for various taxidermied animals, including a bison, elk, grizzly, and moose, to be installed in their offices at taxpayer expense.
FOIA to DOI seeking records regarding animal heads loaned by Zinke's friends for his office. This FOIA asking for records related to the source, value, and cost of transporting, mounting and displaying the animal heads.
This is a response to our request for the calendars of certain political appointees within the Department of the Interior includes the calendars of Deputy Chief of Staff Downey Magallanes from September 2017 through March 2018 and Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations Michael Argo from November 2017 through May 2018. In August 2018, we received calendars for Chief of Staff Scott Hommel from Jan 30, 2017 - July 2, 2018, and Deputy Secretary and OFAS conference rooms from January 23 - June 5, 2018.
Department of Interior's response to our FOIA request seeking records regarding offshore drilling and the influences on the administration’s decisions regarding where offshore drilling would be allowed. These records include correspondence between Senator Rubio's office (R-FL) and Secretary Zinke's staff, as well as information on Secretary Zinke's participation in the American Petroleum Institute meeting in March 2017.
Department of Interior emails discussing office renovations and decorations for Secretary Zinke and other senior DOI officials. Emails include discussion of hanging or installing various taxidermied animals (bison, elk, grizzly, moose). Records cover March through October 2017.