Topic: Environment & Energy

In the Documents: How the 2018-2019 Government Shutdown Affected Federal Science Agencies

January 23, 2020
Records from NASA, NOAA and other agencies reveal the record-long funding lapse’s detrimental impact on federal projects.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Emails with White House Regarding California

January 22, 2020
FOIA request to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeking emails between senior EPA officials and the White House regarding the state of California, localities within California, and California public officials.

News Roundup: The Evidence Continues to Mount

January 17, 2020
No matter how much the administration stonewalls, new evidence in the Ukraine investigation continues to emerge. 

Energy Department Agrees to Release Ukraine Documents This Month

January 13, 2020
The administration agreed to search for and release multiple categories of Ukraine-related records to American Oversight, prioritizing any records of Rick Perry’s communications with high-level Ukrainian officials and associates of Rudy Giuliani.

FEMA Reports Regarding Disaster Preparation


January 10, 2020
FEMA Reports regarding disaster preparation. These documents are in response to our FOIAs paralleling documents requests from House Oversight Chairman Cummings and Ranking Member Gowdy.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Emails with Industry Representatives Regarding the Use of Antibiotics in Citrus Agriculture

January 10, 2020
FOIA request to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeking emails between certain EPA officials and industry representatives regarding the use of the antibiotics streptomycin and oxytetracycline to combat citrus greening.

DOE Emails with External Parties Regarding Nuclear Technology

January 9, 2020
Emails from the Department of Energy in response to American Oversight's request for communications of high-ranking agency officials with non-governmental individuals and organizations with ties to the nuclear technology industry.

FOIA to DOI Seeking Daniel Jorjani’s Communications with External Energy Groups

January 8, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of the Solicitor seeking Solicitor of the Interior Daniel Jorjani’s communications with any employee or representative of key private energy companies and other business interests.

No Records Response from CEQ Regarding Communications with the Competitive Enterprise Institute

January 6, 2020
The Council on Environmental Quality stated that it had no records of communications with the Competitive Enterprise Institute. American Oversight asked for these records after Mario Loyola joined the Institute as a Senior Fellow.

NOAA Records Regarding Directives Related to Hurricane Dorian Tweets and Statements

January 3, 2020
Records from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in response to American Oversight's request for records reflecting directives issued by the White House or the Commerce Department related to tweets and public statements about Hurricane Dorian's impact on the Southeastern United States.