FOIA Number: DOE-19-0889

News Roundup: Transparency and Oversight Are More Important Than Ever

March 27, 2020
During ordinary times, government transparency maintains a functioning democracy. But during the coronavirus outbreak, it can also save lives.

DOE Application for Loan Assistance from Nuclear Development LLC

September 5, 2019
Nuclear Development LLC loan assistance application to the Department of Energy. This application was filed in an attempt to acquire the Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant, located in northeastern Alabama, from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Franklin Haney Sr., real-estate developer and founder of Nuclear Development LLC, contributed $1 million to President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee — a contribution that was later investigated by federal prosecutors along with the inaugural committee itself. 

News Roundup: Investigating the Fallout from Spring’s DHS Shakeup

July 19, 2019
Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan testified before Congress this week, with lawmakers confronting him about the poor conditions at migrant detention centers.

FOIA to DOE Seeking Communications with Franklin Haney or His Companies

July 19, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Energy seeking communications with Trump donor and real estate mogul Franklin Haney or affiliated entities.