Entity: Environmental Protection Agency

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications with Ballard Partners

February 14, 2019
FOIA Request to multiple agencies lobbied by lobbying firm Ballard Partners seeking communications with Trump administration political appointees. Florida-based Ballard Partners has grown rapidly due to its connections with the Trump administration, and this request seeks to uncover Ballard's influence on the administration.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Records Relating to EPA’s Rollback of Climate Protections

February 14, 2019
FOIA to Environmental Protection Agency seeking records relating to EPA's decision to roll back several key protections against the consequences of climate change.

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.

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

February 6, 2019
FOIA to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency seeking lobbying communications from Jeffrey Clark or Jeffrey Wood prior to their government positions.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Communications Regarding Diane Hendricks

February 5, 2019
FOIA to EPA seeking communications between political appointees and Diane Hendricks or related companies/subsidiaries. The FOIA was submitted following reports that Ms. Hendricks donated $50,000 to Scott Pruitt's legal defense fund.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Communications with C. Boyden Gray

February 4, 2019
FOIA to Environmental Protection Agency seeking communications between top officials and influential Republican donor and lobbyist C. Boyden Gray

FOIA to EPA Seeking Communications with the Glider Truck Industry

January 30, 2019
FOIA request to EPA seeking the communications of top EPA officials, including Andrew Wheeler, with high-pollution "glider" truck manufacturers and regarding glider truck regulation. Just before leaving the agency, former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a letter stating that EPA would not enforce regulatory limits on the glider truck industry.

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

January 28, 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 during the government shutdown.

FOIA to EPA Seeking New Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles

January 18, 2019
FOIA to EPA seeking resumes, job titles, SF-50s, and ethics waivers for political appointees who joined the administration or were assigned to new positions after the date of American Oversight’s previous request for this information submitted in late 2017.

FOIA to EPA Regarding Steve Kopec’s Hiring

December 20, 2018
FOIA to EPA seeking communications to shed light on Steve Kopec's hiring, whose wife used to work for the Trump family.