Entity: Environmental Protection Agency

Letter to Multiple Agencies Concerning Federal Workers’ Whistleblower Rights

December 21, 2020
Government Accountability Project and American Oversight joint letter to 25 federal agencies concerning the whistleblower rights of federal workers and agency responsibility to inform them of their rights during presidential transitions of power.

Investigations Update: ‘Sharpiegate,’ the Census, and Barr’s ‘Voter Fraud’ Investigations

November 17, 2020
See the latest in our investigations of the Justice Department’s voter fraud probes, the rush to finish the census, and criminal charges against protesters.

FOIA to EPA for Records of Expenses from Trips to Swing States

November 13, 2020
FOIA request to Environmental Protection Agency seeking records reflecting expenses incurred from trips of top officials to swing states in the run-up to the 2020 election.

Open Questions About Trump Administration Policies

October 29, 2020
The tragically botched pandemic response and devastating practice of separating immigrant families are just some of the Trump administration’s actions that bear further scrutiny.

EPA Communications with Ballad Partners

September 18, 2020
Records from the Environmental Protection agency in response to American Oversight's request for communications between representatives of the lobbying firm Ballard Partners and Trump administration appointees.

EPA Records Regarding Konkus Grant Decisions and External Communications

September 9, 2020
Records from the Environmental Protection Agency in response to American Oversight's request for former EPA official John Konkus’ ability to review grant solicitations and seeking information related to his external communications.

No Records Response from EPA Regarding Political Appointees Converting to Career Status

August 31, 2020
The Environmental Protection Agency stated that it had records responsive to American Oversight's request for the SF-50s of political appointees converting to career status, as well as records to identify requests and responses from OPM regarding passing over preference eligibles.

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.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies for Calendars of Senior Officials During Spread of Coronavirus

July 28, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking the calendars of top officials during the early spread of coronavirus through the United States.

EPA Records Regarding FOIA Request Processing

July 27, 2020
In response to our request for records pertaining to a June 2018 letter sent by House Oversight Committee Chair Elijah Cummings to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt regarding the processing of FOIA requests, EPA produced a letter from its Principal Deputy General Counsel addressed to Representative Cummings.