Entity: Environmental Protection Agency

FOIA to EPA Regarding the Toxic Substances Control Act

July 16, 2018
FOIA to EPA seeking information to determine the extent to which industry and trade groups, and others with a stake in these rules, may have engaged with former Administrator Scott Pruitt and the EPA about the Toxic Substances Control Act.

American Oversight Statement on EPA Admission of Interference with FOIA

July 13, 2018
Nonpartisan ethics watchdog American Oversight released the following statement after a newly-published transcript revealed that political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) routinely interfered with processing of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

Notice: American Oversight v. EPA – Pruitt Calendars

July 6, 2018
Notice to EPA seeking an expanded search for Scott Pruitt's calendars following reports that the former administrator kept secret calendars.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Communications Between Andrew Wheeler and Various Entities

July 5, 2018
FOIA to EPA seeking communications between Andrew Wheeler and Heritage Foundation, American Petroleum Institute, Competitive Enterprise Institute, Institute for Energy Research, and Texas Public Policy Foundation. This FOIA was filed following Scott Pruitt's resignation.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Communications Between Andrew Wheeler and the Energy Industry

July 5, 2018
FOIA to EPA seeking communications between Andrew Wheeler and Congress and various energy industry groups. This FOIA was filed following Scott Pruitt's resignation.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Any Ethics Waivers Given to Andrew Wheeler

July 5, 2018
FOIA to EPA seeking records reflecting any recusal determinations made or issued for Andrew Wheeler and any records reflecting any conflicts or ethics waivers or authorizations issued for Mr. Wheeler.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Andrew Wheeler’s Calendars

July 5, 2018
FOIA to EPA seeking Andrew Wheeler's calendars. This FOIA was filed following Scott Pruitt's resignation.

American Oversight Statement on Pruitt Resignation

July 5, 2018
Scott Pruitt embodied the ethical emptiness of the Trump administration, and his departure was long overdue. While Pruitt’s nonstop scandals may have grabbed most of the headlines, the Trump administration’s ethical problems run far deeper and aren’t going away any time soon.

American Oversight to Demand EPA Explanation of Secret Pruitt Calendars

July 3, 2018
American Oversight notified the court on July 5, 2018 that we intend to dispute the adequacy of EPA’s search for former-Administrator Pruitt’s calendars. Government attorneys representing EPA have agreed to American Oversight’s request to include search adequacy as one of the issues to be discussed as part of summary judgment briefing.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Emails Sent By Select Appointees

June 29, 2018
FOIA to EPA seeking emails sent by Millan Hupp, Lincoln Ferguson, or Sarah Greenwalt.