FOIA Number: DOI-18-0012

DOI Records Regarding Offshore Drilling and Communications with Coastal States and Outside Influences

November 30, 2018
Department of Interior's response to FOIA request seeking records regarding offshore drilling and the influences on the administration’s decisions regarding whether and where offshore drilling would be allowed. These records include correspondence between Senator Rubio's office (R-FL) and Secretary Zinke's staff, as well as information on Secretary Zinke's participation in the American Petroleum Institute meeting in March 2017.

Did Zinke Exempt Florida from Offshore Drilling to Help GOP? Watchdog Sues to Find Out

May 24, 2018
American Oversight today sued the Department of the Interior (DOI) to shed light on its decision to exempt Florida from its offshore drilling plan. American Oversight’s suit seeks emails and other records related to offshore drilling in 14 coastal states including Florida.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOI – Zinke’s Offshore Drilling Plan

May 24, 2018
American Oversight's lawsuit against the Department of the Interior (DOI) to shed light on its decision to exempt Florida from its offshore drilling plan. American Oversight’s suit seeks emails and other records related to offshore drilling in 14 coastal states including Florida.

FOIA to DOI Regarding Offshore Drilling

January 18, 2018
FOIA to DOI regarding offshore drilling and the influences on the administration’s decisions regarding whether and where offshore drilling would be allowed. American Oversight is seeking communications between upper-level individuals.