Topic: Environment & Energy

The February 2021 Texas Power Outage

May 12, 2021
Millions of Texans lost power and more than 100 people died after a winter storm in February 2021, raising questions about the state’s energy infrastructure and its lax regulation of the oil and gas industry. American Oversight is seeking records that could shed light on the government’s response to the blackout.

Records Request to Kansas Attorney General for Sent Communications Concerning Presidential Executive Order on Climate Change

April 23, 2021
Records request to the Office of the Kansas Attorney General seeking communications sent by Attorney General Derek Schmidt concerning President Joe Biden's executive order on climate change.

Records Request to Kansas Attorney General for Communications with Specific Groups Concerning Presidential Executive Order on Climate Change

April 23, 2021
Records request to the Office of the Kansas Attorney General seeking records reflecting communications with specified outside entities concerning President Joe Biden's executive order on climate change.

Records Request to South Carolina Attorney General for Communications with Specific Groups Concerning Presidential Executive Order on Climate Change

April 23, 2021
Records request to the Office of the South Carolina Attorney General seeking records reflecting communications with specified outside entities concerning President Joe Biden's executive order on climate change.

Records Request to Arizona Attorney General for Communications with Specific Groups Concerning Presidential Executive Order on Climate Change

April 23, 2021
Records request to the Office of the Arizona Attorney General seeking records reflecting communications with specified outside entities concerning President Joe Biden's executive order on climate change.

Records Request to Missouri Attorney General for Communications with External Groups Concerning Biden’s Climate Change Executive Order

April 8, 2021
Records request to the Office of the Missouri Attorney General seeking communications with specified external groups concerning President Joe Biden's climate change executive order.

Records Request to Montana Attorney General for Communications with External Groups Concerning Biden’s Climate Change Executive Order

April 8, 2021
Records request to the Office of the Montana Attorney General seeking communications with specified external groups concerning President Joe Biden's climate change executive order.

Records Request to Oklahoma Attorney General for Communications with External Groups Concerning Biden’s Climate Change Executive Order

April 8, 2021
Records request to the Office of the Oklahoma Attorney General seeking communications with specified external groups concerning President Joe Biden's climate change executive order.

FOIA to DOJ Environment and Natural Resources Division Seeking Emails Containing Key Terms Concerning the Practice of Burrowing

April 8, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Justice Environment and Natural Resources Division seeking communications containing key terms concerning the practice of "burrowing," when political appointees convert to permanent positions in the civil service.

EPA Records Regarding the EPA’s Reversal on Pebble Mine

March 15, 2021
Records from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the EPA's recent decision to no longer oppose Pebble Mine, a copper and gold mining project in Alaska with severe anticipated environmental impacts.