Entity: Environmental Protection Agency

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Appointee Resumes

March 22, 2018
American Oversight sued 18 agencies in order to force the release of resumes for political appointees across the Trump administration. This is the second lawsuit that American Oversight has filed seeking appointee resumes. FOIA requests included in this complaint cover appointees who joined the administration in the time period follow the first sets of resumes we obtained in 2017.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Vehicle Procurement Records

March 19, 2018
FOIA seeking all records relating to the procurement of any vehicle to transport EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. News reports have indicated that Pruitt's new vehicle is authorized by the head of his security detail.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt 2017 Phone Logs – Redacted

March 16, 2018
Records from EPA containing Scott Pruitt's phone logs for the first part of 2017, which have been heavily redacted.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Senior Official Calendars

March 8, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight seeking calendars for senior political appointees at Commerce, Education, EPA, DOE, DHS, Interior, Labor, DOT, HHS, HUD, SBA, State, Treasury, and USDA.

FOIA to EPA Regarding Steinmetz Surveillance Sweep Contract

March 6, 2018
FOIA to shed light on how Nino Perrotta may use his position at the EPA to further his business interests asking for communications between Perrotta and a number of groups.

FOIA Seeking Waivers and Travel Records of Head of EPA Security Detail

March 6, 2018
FOIA to shed light on concerns about Scott Pruitt’s travels and EPA officials’ involvement in authorizing unnecessarily expensive flights, asking for records related to EPA Security detail's travel.

Records from EPA Regarding Chloroprene

February 28, 2018
Records from the EPA regarding Chloroprene in response to our FOIA request for related communications.

Records of Definers FOIA Processing

February 27, 2018
First and final production from EPA in response to our FOIA request for the agency's notes of selected FOIA requests records related to the FOIA requests submitted by Mr. Allan Blutstein, America Rising, Definers Public Affairs, or NTK Network against EPA employees.

FOIA to EPA Regarding Scott Pruitt’s First-Class Travel

February 20, 2018
FOIA seeking records of Scott Pruitt’s first-class travel waivers and waiver requests and any final determinations either approving or denying EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s first-class airplane travel for personal and business-related trips.

Complaint: American Oversight v EPA – Pattern and Practice

February 16, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight seeking an injunction to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from continuing its practice of denying reasonably described Freedom of Information Act requests. The EPA has repeatedly refused to conduct searches for records requested under FOIA - such as emails between agency officials and outside entities - and the agency has wrongly argued that any request that doesn't include a keyword is inadequately described.