Topic: Environment & Energy

FOIA to EPA Regarding the Impact of the Proposed Border Wall on Endangered Species

April 27, 2017
FOIA seeking assessment or analysis of the impact of building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

American Oversight and Environmental Working Group Demand Release of Pruitt Communications with Pesticide Industry

April 12, 2017
American Oversight and the Environmental Working Group (EWG) today launched a joint investigation into the March 29, 2017 decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) not to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos.

FOIA Request to USDA Seeking Communications about Decision to Overrule EPA about Chlorpyrifos

April 11, 2017
FOIA to USDA seeking communications regarding the decision to overrule EPA scientists and allow the continued use of chlorpyrifos.

FOIA Request to EPA Seeking Communications about Decision to Overrule EPA about Chlorpyrifos

April 11, 2017
FOIA to EPA seeking communications regarding the decision to overrule EPA scientists and allow the continued use of chlorpyrifos.

FOIA Request to EPA Seeking Policies or Guidance Regarding the Provision of Information

April 7, 2017
FOIA to EPA seeking policies or guidance regarding the provision of information to the media or Congress. 

FOIA Request to EPA Seeking Calendar Entries and Phone Logs for Senior Officials

April 5, 2017
FOIA seeking calendar entries and phone logs for Administrator Pruitt, Deputy Administrator Flynn, COS Reeder, or other senior officials. 

10 Questions about the Border Wall that Deserve Big, Beautiful Answers

April 4, 2017
President Trump’s proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border has raised a lot of questions since he began talking about it at campaign rallies nearly two years ago – and this week, the American people will finally have a chance to get some answers. Here are ten questions that we’ll be watching for and that we would like to see answered:

Statement on Trump Administration Proposal to Build Border Wall South of Rio Grande

March 28, 2017
Earlier today, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told the Public Lands Council that the Trump Administration plans to physically build the proposed border wall on the southern bank of the Rio Grande River in Mexican territory.

American Oversight Launches Investigation of President Trump’s Border Wall

March 24, 2017
With President Trump's proposed border wall estimated to cost American taxpayers tens of billions of dollars, American Oversight today announced the launch of Audit the Wall, a new initiative to investigate and track the costs and any malfeasance related to the project.