Topic: Environment & Energy

FOIA to EPA for Records Regarding Risks to Superfund Sites Due to Climate Change

May 5, 2020
FOIA request to the Environmental Protection Agency seeking records regarding the risks posed to Superfund sites by climate change.

DOI Records Regarding Mikah Meyer

May 4, 2020
Records from the Department of the Interior in response to American Oversight's request for records of communications containing key terms concerning the travel journalist Mikah Meyer.

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 NPS Regarding Communications Concerning the LGBTQ Community

May 4, 2020
The National Park Service stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications containing key terms regarding the LGBTQ community.

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.

USDA Communications With Alaska State Officials Regarding Roadless Rule

April 21, 2020
Records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture of communications about the Roadless Rule. American Oversight sought these records to shed light on reporting from the Washington Post that President Trump instructed Secretary Perdue to exempt Tongass from the Roadless Rule.

USDA Communications with the White House Regarding Tongass National Forest

April 21, 2020
Records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in response to American Oversight's request for communications with White House officials regarding the Tongass National Forest. American Oversight sought these records in light of news reports that President Trump instructed Secretary Perdue to exempt Tongass from the Roadless Rule.

DOJ Withheld Records Response Regarding Legal Memo on Antitrust Probe into Automaker Emissions Deal

April 17, 2020
The Department of Justice stated that it had located records responsive to American Oversight's request for records regarding a legal memo on antitrust probe saying that documents, but it withheld the documents in full.

Records Request to the Texas Governor’s Office of Texas Seeking Grid Reliability Assessments

April 12, 2020
Public records request to the Texas Governor's Office seeking assessments regarding the reliability of the Texas energy grid.

Records Request to Public Utility Commission of Texas Seeking Grid Reliability Assessments

April 12, 2020
Public records request to the Public Utility Commission of Texas seeking assessments about the reliability of the Texas energy grid.