Entity: Environmental Protection Agency

EPA Office of Inspector General Records Regarding Tar Creek

May 4, 2020
Environmental Protection Agency Office of Inspector General records of communications related to Tar Creek. Campaign for Accountability requested these records and American Oversight represented the organization in its litigation.

No Records Response from EPA Regarding Peter Wright’s Communications with Chemical Companies

April 29, 2020
The Environmental Protection Agency stated it had no records in response to our request for Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Land and Emergency Management, Peter Wright, and several large chemical companies, including his former employer, Dow Chemical.

No Records Response from EPA Regarding Communications with Industry Lobbyists on Well Control Rule

April 9, 2020
The Environmental Protection Agency stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications with industry lobbyists, including meetings on blowout preventer systems and the well control rule.

EPA Communications with the Heritage Foundation and Petroleum Industry Groups

April 8, 2020
Environmental Protection Agency records of emails and meetings with the Heritage Foundation, the American Petroleum Institute and the Independent Petroleum Association of America
. American Oversight sought these records to learn more about meetings between key officials and the members of and advocates for the oil and gas industry regarding the proposed rule rolling back methane emissions standards.

Administration-Wide Indifference Continues on How to Ethically Handle Spending Taxpayer Money at Trump Properties

April 6, 2020
Federal agencies still don't have official guidance on spending money at Trump-owned businesses.

EPA Records Involving the Processing of FOIA Requests

March 27, 2020
Environmental Protection Agency records involving the processing of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

EPA Records Regarding John Konkus’ Grant Decisions

March 26, 2020
Records from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding EPA official John Konkus' ability to review grant solicitations and seeking grant decisions.

FOIAs to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications Regarding White House Efforts to Retaliate Against Officials Based on Political Loyalty

February 25, 2020
FOIAs to multiple agencies seeking communications of White House liaisons regarding any efforts to target officials based on perceptions of insufficient political loyalty to the president.

No Records Response from EPA Regarding the Director for the Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiative Calendars

February 11, 2020
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for calendars for the Director for the Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiative.

News Roundup: Evidence of Obstruction

January 24, 2020
We uncovered emails revealing new details about the Ukraine scandal, and the next day, they were on the Senate floor in the impeachment trial.
Representative Jason Crow holds up a heavily-redacted email from the Office of Management and Budget during the Senate impeachment trial on Wednesday