Entity: Environmental Protection Agency

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.

EPA Political Appointee Ethics Pledges

June 19, 2018
The EPA produced ethics pledges signed by Trump administration political appointees.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Scheduler Communications with Outside Entities

June 14, 2018
FOIA to EPA seeking email communications between all schedulers and advance team personnel for Administrator Scott Pruitt, or other personnel with such scheduling or advance responsibilities, including but not limited to Millan Hupp, and any external entities or individuals, as well as communications with Oklahoma government officials. This FOIA is seeking records to shed light on the priorities of high-ranking government officials within the agency.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Communications Between Senior Officials and FOIA Office Contact

June 12, 2018
FOIA to EPA seeking communications between Kristina Sandfoss, EPA official responsible for processing FOIAs and records and senior EPA officials who may be working to delay FOIA processing. This includes Scott Pruitt, Andrew Wheeler, now departed aides Sarah Greenwalt and Millan Hupp, among others.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Communications Regarding EPA’s Processing of American Oversight FOIAs

June 12, 2018
FOIA to EPA seeking communications concerning the involvement of certain senior EPA officials in the processing of American Oversight's FOIA requests with the agency. This includes Scott Pruitt, Andrew Wheeler, now departed aides Sarah Greenwalt and Millan Hupp, among others. We're also asking for emails that include terms involving American Oversight.

FOIA to EPA Regarding Rep. Cummings’ Letter About FOIA Processing

June 12, 2018
Following a letter submitted by Rep. Cummings which raised concerns about EPA's handling of FOIA requests, American Oversight is seeking records to shed light on EPA's FOIA processing and all records responsive to Cummings' letter. This FOIA is part of our Parallel Investigation's Initiative.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Communications Regarding FOIA Processing

June 12, 2018
FOIA to EPA seeking communications concerning the involvement of certain senior EPA officials in the processing of and possibly delaying FOIA requests. This includes Scott Pruitt, Andrew Wheeler, now departed aides Sarah Greenwalt and Millan Hupp, among others.

EPA Records Regarding Definers Contract

June 5, 2018
First production from EPA regarding the no-bid contract with Definers, LLC, which is a Republican opposition research firm.

EPA Records Regarding Scott Pruitt’s Need for 24 Hour Security and Threat Assessment

June 4, 2018
Records from the EPA regarding threats made against the Administrator. These records include a memo from the EPA Inspector General outlining threats against Administrator Pruitt as well as former Administrator McCarthy.