Entity: Department of the Interior

No Records Response from DOI Regarding Communications with Non-Government Parties About Border Wall Construction at Wildlife Refuge

October 1, 2020
The Department of the Interior stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications with non-government parties about construction along the U.S.-Mexico border in the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge.

No Records Response from DOI Regarding Communications with Industry Lobbyists on Blowout Preventer Systems

September 22, 2020
The Department of the Interior stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for email communications with industry lobbyists, including meetings on Blowout Preventer Systems and Well Control Rule.

Investigations Update: Pompeo’s RNC Speech, DeJoy’s Calendars, and Kentucky’s Voter Fraud Task Force

September 9, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, Pompeo’s unprecedented convention appearance, the cost of Chad Wolf’s July trip to Portland, and more.

FOIA to NPS Regarding White House Rose Garden Donations

August 24, 2020
FOIA request to the National Park Service seeking records of any donors and donations for the White House Rose Garden Redesign Project.

Investigations Update: ‘Burrowing In,’ Voter Fraud Task Forces, and Federal Law Enforcement

July 28, 2020
Our latest investigations into political appointees moving to permanent positions, the designation of "antifa" as a terrorist group, and state-level voter fraud task forces.

DOI Records in Regarding Twin Metals Mining Company

July 20, 2020
Records from the Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management in response to our FOIA seeking communications between senior officials and representatives from for the mining company Twin Metals.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records Regarding Political Appointees Converting to Career Status

July 20, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking SF-50s for political appointees converting to career status, as well as records to identify requests and responses from OPM regarding passing over preference eligibles.

Investigations Update: Family Separation, Unmarked Law Enforcement, and Trump’s Campaign Rallies

June 30, 2020
Here’s a look at the investigations our team has been pursuing through public records requests and Freedom of Information Act litigation in the last week.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies for Records Related to Unidentified Federal Police, Use of Force Guidelines, and Deployment Orders at Protests

June 25, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records reflecting directives and guidance given to federal police forces regarding self-identification and display of badges and uniforms, use of force guidelines, or deployment orders.

No Records Response from DOI Regarding Acting Director Pendley’s Communications and Activities

June 22, 2020
The Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for records reflecting communications between Acting Director William Perry Pendley and industry interests.