Entity: Department of the Interior

FOIA to DOI BSEE Seeking Records Reflecting Political Appointee Use of Trump Campaign Slogans

February 13, 2019
FOIA to the Department of the Interior Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) seeking communications of BSEE Director Scott Angelle that include MAGA or other Trump campaign slogans. This FOIA was submitted following Office of Special Counsel guidance indicating that federal employees should not use the term “resistance” or express support for or opposition to impeachment.

FOIA to DOI Office of Solicitor Seeking Records Reflecting Political Appointee Use of Trump Campaign Slogans

February 13, 2019
FOIA to the Department of the Interior Office of the Solicitor seeking communications of Principal Deputy Solicitor, Daniel Jorjani, that include MAGA or other Trump campaign slogans. This FOIA was submitted following Office of Special Counsel guidance indicating that federal employees should not use the term “resistance” or express support for or opposition to impeachment.

FOIA to DOI OSMRE Seeking Records Reflecting Political Appointee Use of Trump Campaign Slogans

February 13, 2019
FOIA to the Department of the Interior Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) seeking communications of Landon “Tucker” Davis that include MAGA or other Trump campaign slogans. This FOIA was submitted following Office of Special Counsel guidance indicating that federal employees should not use the term “resistance” or express support for or opposition to impeachment.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records of Reimbursements Prior to the Government Shutdown

February 7, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records of reimbursements given to appointees to expenses such as payments associated with travel, housing, the cost of government transportation, airfare, lodging, meals, per diem payments, rental vehicles, overtime payments, or any payments made via government-issued charge cards or travel from before the 35-day government shutdown.

No Records Response from DOI Regarding Political Appointee Reimbursements During Shutdown

February 6, 2019
No records response from the Department of Interior for reimbursable expenses of political appointees between December 21, 2018 and January 25, 2018. DOI claims the records are housed with the U.S. Park Police.

FOIA to DOI Seeking Lobbying Communications from Jeffrey Clark and Jeffrey Wood

February 6, 2019
FOIA to U.S. Department of the Interior seeking lobbying communications from Jeffrey Clark or Jeffrey Wood prior to their government positions.

FOIA to DOI Seeking Endangered Species Act Communications from Brandon Middleton

February 6, 2019
FOIA to U.S. Department of the Interior seeking communications regarding the Endangered Species Act involving Brandon Middleton.

FOIA to DOI Seeking Climate Denial Communications

February 6, 2019
FOIA to Department of Interior seeking communications between Acting Secretary Bernhardt and private interests regarding climate change denial.

Complaint: American Oversight v. GSA and NPS – Old Post Office Funding

February 5, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit filed against General Services Administration and the National Park Service to shed light on the decision to use federal funding to re-open the Old Post Office Tower during the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.

Lawsuit: Why Did Government-Run Site Attached to Trump Hotel Stay Open During the Shutdown?

February 5, 2019
American Oversight filed a lawsuit against General Services Administration and the National Park Service to shed light on the decision to use federal funding to re-open the Old Post Office Tower during the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.