Entity: Environmental Protection Agency

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Guidance Regarding Congressional Oversight Requests and Subpoenas

June 10, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking guidance from the White House or agency leadership regarding the agency's responses to congressional oversight requests and subpoenas.

No Records Response from EPA Regarding the Impact of the Partial Government Shutdown on Agency Operations and Research

June 3, 2019
The Environmental Protection Agency stated that it had no records relating to the impact of the partial government shutdown on agency operations and research. American Oversight sought these records to shed light on the impact and costs of the partial government shutdown that took place between December 22, 2018 and January 25, 2019.

No Records Response from EPA Regarding Communications Between Leadership and the White House Officials

May 22, 2019
Environmental Protection Agency stated that it had no records of communications between leadership and the White House’s Wells Griffith, Francis Brooke, and Brooke Rollins. American Oversight asked for these records, because these White House advisers have a track record of fossil fuel promotion and climate change denial, including appearances at conferences of anti-climate science organizations.

News Roundup: Investigating State-Level Threats to Democracy

May 17, 2019
With so much attention trained on tackling federal misconduct in the Trump administration, corruption at the state and local levels has flourished and often gone unchecked.

EPA Records Regarding Rollback of Climate Protections

May 10, 2019
Environmental Protection Agency records relating to EPA’s decision to roll back several key protections against the consequences of climate change, including a number of meetings with industry groups.

News Roundup: Casinos and Questions

May 10, 2019
Climate change, the Mueller report, and three new lawsuits.
Donald Trump and Matt Schlapp in 2018 (Photo: Gage Skidmore)

EPA Records Released in Response to Request for Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles from 2019

May 9, 2019
Records released by the Environmental Protection Agency in response to American Oversight’s request 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 Seeking Communications Regarding Federal Climate Change Reports

May 9, 2019
FOIA to EPA seeking communications relating to U.S. Global Change Research Program reports confirming the scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change.

FOIA to EPA Requesting Communications with Private Interests Related to Mercury Standards Rollback

May 8, 2019
FOIA to the EPA seeking communications with private industry regarding the rollback of mercury health and safety standards.

No Records Response from EPA Regarding Communications from Definers Public Affairs

April 30, 2019
EPA stated that it had no records of certain communications between Definers Public Affairs and EPA officials.