Entity: Department of the Interior

FOIA to DOI Seeking Officials’ Communications, Directives, and Call Logs Around Jan. 6, 2021

August 19, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of the Interior seeking high-ranking officials' communications, directives, and call logs on or around Jan. 6, 2021, related to the attack on the U.S. Capitol. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on the roles that senior officials played during the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol building.

DOI Calendars of Senior Political Appointees Scott Hommel, Vincent DeVito, Andrea Travnicek, and Rick May

June 24, 2021
Department of Interior records in response to American Oversight's request for calendars of senior political appointees at the agency. These calendars include entries from March 2017 through February 2019.

In the Documents: Covid-19’s Spread in Bureau of Indian Education Schools

June 14, 2021
American Oversight has obtained detailed statistics of Covid-19 cases and deaths among employees in certain BIE schools during 2020.

NPS Call Logs from Jan. 6, 2021

May 3, 2021
Records from the U.S. National Park Service in response to American Oversight's request for call logs from Jan. 6, 2021. American Oversight sought these records in light of news reports that President Donald Trump initially denied a deployment request to send the D.C. National Guard to respond to a riot at the Capitol Building.

BLM Emails Regarding Deputy Director for Policy and Programs William Pendley

April 28, 2021
Bureau of Land Management email communications regarding Deputy Director for Policy and Programs William Pendley.

DOI Records Regarding a $300 Million Whitefish Contract

April 8, 2021
Records from the Department of the Interior in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding a $300 million contract with Whitefish, and possible connections to Ryan Zinke.

FOIA to CDC and DOI Seeking Communications with South Dakota Governor’s Office

March 22, 2021
FOIA request to the Centers of Disease Control and the Department of the Interior seeking communication with the South Dakota Governor's Office.

Campaign Against Corporate Complicity Cautions Previous Lobbying Firm and Clients of Former Secretary Bernhardt

February 11, 2021
In a letter, the campaign cited Bernhardt's role in spreading misinformation about the June 2020 assault on peaceful protesters near the White House.

Records from DOI Regarding Ryan Zinke’s Communications and Travel

February 5, 2021
Records from the Department of the Interior (DOI) regarding Ryan Zinke's leadership during his tenure as DOI Secretary, including communications, travel documents, or any other records related to his conduct while in office. These records were obtained through a lawsuit filed with Western Values Project.

DOI Records of BIE Statistics Related to Covid-19 Cases in Schools

January 27, 2021
Records from the Department of the Interior in response to American Oversight's request for Bureau of Indian Education Covid-19 case statistics in schools. These records include case numbers as of Dec. 22, 2020.