Entity: Environmental Protection Agency

News Roundup: A Somber Week After Memorial Day

May 29, 2020
As states across the country enter various phases of “reopening,” sobering news about the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic continues to emerge. 

News Roundup: One Firing, Multiple Scandals

May 22, 2020
Trump's firing of the State Department's inspector general has unearthed a series of concerning stories about the conduct of the very person who pressed for the firing — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Communications With or About Dan and Farris Wilks

May 20, 2020
FOIA request to the Environmental Protection Agency seeking email communications with or about the Wilks brothers, Dan and Farris.

FOIA to DOE Seeking Communications with Sempra

May 14, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Energy seeking communications between top departmental officials, including Secretary Perry, and Sempra Energy.

No Records Response from EPA Regarding Additional Pruitt and Senior Staff Calendars

May 12, 2020
The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) stated that it had no records of additional calendars from the EPA including Administrator Scott Pruitt's calendars and other high-ranking EPA employees.

EPA Records Including Mentions of MAGA and Other Potential Violations of the Hatch Act

May 11, 2020
Environmental Protection Agency email records that include mentions of campaign terms that could constitute violations of the Hatch Act such as MAGA. American Oversight sought these records to determine whether and to what extent EPA political appointees were campaigning for the president during their work duties.

News Roundup: Who Will Watch the Inspectors General?

May 8, 2020
Every week seems to bring a new example of President Donald Trump’s disdain — or fear — of independent oversight.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Records Regarding Wildfire Risks to Superfund Sites Due to Climate Change

May 5, 2020
FOIA request to the Environmental Protection Agency seeking records regarding the risk posed to Superfund sites by wildfires caused by climate change.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Records Regarding Flooding Risks to Superfund Sites Due to Climate Change

May 5, 2020
FOIA request to the Environmental Protection Agency seeking records regarding the risk posed to Superfund sites by flooding caused by climate change.

FOIA to EPA for Records Regarding Risks to Superfund Sites Due to Climate Change

May 5, 2020
FOIA request to the Environmental Protection Agency seeking records regarding the risks posed to Superfund sites by climate change.