Topic: Environment & Energy

FOIA to EPA Seeking Communications with Industry Regarding Wastewater Blending

September 6, 2019
FOIA to EPA asking for communications regarding wastewater blending. This FOIA seeks records that could determine the existence and extent of influence of external organizations.

EPA Records Regarding the EPA’s Reversal on Pebble Mine

September 5, 2019
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.

DOE Application for Loan Assistance from Nuclear Development LLC

September 5, 2019
Nuclear Development LLC loan assistance application to the Department of Energy. This application was filed in an attempt to acquire the Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant, located in northeastern Alabama, from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Franklin Haney Sr., real-estate developer and founder of Nuclear Development LLC, contributed $1 million to President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee — a contribution that was later investigated by federal prosecutors along with the inaugural committee itself. 

DOE Records Regarding Rick Perry’s Travel Expenses During 2017

September 5, 2019
Records from the Department of Energy of trip expenses taken by Rick Perry. These records document trips from 2017 to Rome and Houston, Dallas, and Tokyo, among other cities.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Records Relating to EPA’s Reversal on Pebble Mine

September 3, 2019
FOIA request to the Environmental Protection Agency seeking records relating to EPA’s recent decision to no longer oppose Pebble Mine, a copper and gold mining project in Alaska with severe anticipated environmental impacts.

FOIA to DOE Seeking Communications Between Chief of Staff Brian McCormack and External Entities

August 29, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Energy seeking communications between outside interests and DOE Chief of Staff Brian McCormack.

FOIA to DOE Seeking Ethics Information Regarding Chief of Staff Brian McCormack

August 29, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Energy seeking ethics determinations, recusals, and waivers regarding Chief of Staff Brian McCormack.

FOIA to USGS Seeking Communications with Industry Groups

August 28, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey seeking communications from political appointees to industry groups.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Peter Wright’s Communications with DowDuPont

August 23, 2019
FOIA to the Environmental Protection Agency seeking communications between former Special Counsel to the Administrator Peter Wright and his former employer, DowDuPont.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Peter Wright’s Calendars

August 23, 2019
FOIA to the Environmental Protection Agency seeking the calendars of former Special Counsel to the Administrator Peter Wright.