Topic: Environment & Energy

Lawsuit Seeks Records of Trump Family Influence over Minnesota Mining Project

June 25, 2019
American Oversight today sued for records related to the decision to renew the leases for a Chilean mining company headed by the family of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's landlord.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOI and USDA – Twin Metals

June 25, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of the Interior, the Bureau of Land Management, the Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Forest Service seeking records related to the Twin Metals mining lease granted to Antofagasta in the Boundary Waters wilderness.

News Roundup: The Mueller Investigation Is Over, But the Swamp Is Thriving

March 29, 2019
Look no further than Interior Secretary nominee David Bernhardt.

The Corruption Continues: Mueller Has Finished His Work. American Oversight Has Not.

March 25, 2019
The corruption of the Trump administration goes far beyond and far deeper than the criminality covered in the Mueller investigation.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Interior – Bernhardt Ethics Conflicts

March 12, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against Interior seeking records of Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt's communications with his former oil and gas industry clients as well as records of his compliance with ethics requirements.

EPA Administrator Pruitt Office Renovation Expenses

December 17, 2018
Emails, invoices, and expense records from the EPA regarding upgrades or other renovations of the offices of former Administrator Scott Pruitt and two EPA assistant administrators.

Audit the Wall: No Plans, Funding or Timeline — And No Wall

December 12, 2018
American Oversight's investigation into the administration’s preparations for fulfilling Trump's promise to build a border wall reveal it to be nothing more than a rhetorical tool.

BOEM Records Regarding Offshore Drilling Seeking Communications with Florida and Energy Groups

October 30, 2018
Emails and other communications from BOEM regarding Secretary Zinke's announcement to exempt Florida from his offshore drilling plan.

EPA June 2017 Emails Between Top Staffers And Outside Individuals

September 10, 2018
Environmental Protection Agency emails between top staffers including Chief of Staff Ryan Jackson, Acting Deputy Administrator Mike Flynn, and Deputy Chief of Staff John Reeder and outside individuals, including congressional staff and energy industry representatives, during the first half of the month of June 2017.

EPA Calendars of Senior Political Appointees for 2017 and 2018

August 31, 2018
Calendars of senior EPA political appointees including Reginald Allen, Nancy Beck, Brittany Bolen, Byron Brown, Kevin Chmielewski, Mike Flynn and Ryan Jackson.