Entity: Environmental Protection Agency

Rejection Response from EPA Regarding Agency Calendars for Specific High-Ranking Officials

June 11, 2020
The Environmental Protection Agency rejected American Oversight's request for the calendar entries of specific agency officials.

Rejection Response from EPA Regarding Energy Contract Connected to Pruitt’s Landlord

June 10, 2020
The Environmental Protection Agency rejected American Oversight's request for communications to, from, or including any political appointee or employee in the Office of the Administrator concerning the EPA’s evaluation of the proposed expansion of the Alberta Clipper pipeline by Enbridge Energy LP, a company reportedly linked to Scott Pruitt's landlord.

Rejection Response from EPA Regarding Calendar Meetings with Enbridge Energy

June 10, 2020
The Environmental Protection Agency rejected American Oversight's request for communications and calendar entries reflecting any meetings with Williams & Jensen, Enbridge Inc., aka Enbridge Energy LP, Concho Resources, or Oklahoma Gas and Electric.

No Records Response from EPA regarding Pruitt’s Involvement in Alberta Clipper Pipeline Expansion

June 10, 2020
Environmental Protection Agency stated that it had no records reflecting former Administrator Scott Pruitt's involvement in EPA's decision to allow the expansion of Enbridge's Alberta Clipper Pipeline. AO sought these records after it was reported that Pruitt got a sweetheart deal renting a DC condo that was owned by the wife of Enbridge's lobbyist.

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.