Entity: Department of the Interior

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.

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.

No Records Response from Interior Regarding Communications with Trump Organization During December 2018

June 6, 2019
The Department of the Interior stated that it had no records of communications with Trump Organization during December 2018, including communications about the Old Post Office Tower.

News Roundup: Elaine Chao’s Stocks, Trump’s Handwritten Notes, and the Administration’s Communications with the NRA

May 31, 2019
Elijah Cummings has accused the administration of blocking a congressional investigation of the Education Department’s attempts to replace its internal watchdog.

FOIA to DOI Seeking Communications with the National Rifle Association

May 30, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Interior seeking communications between senior Department officials and the National Rifle Association.

BSEE Calendars for Scott Angelle from May 2017 to March 2019

May 23, 2019
Calendars from the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement for Director Scott Angelle. This calendar is from May 2017 to March 2019.

No Records Response From Interior Regarding the Twin Metals Mining Leases

May 23, 2019
No records response from Interior's Office of the Solicitor to our request for communications regarding the mining leases of Twin Metals in Minnesota. These leases are held by a subsidiary of a company owned by Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner’s Washington, D.C. landlord.