Topic: Environment & Energy

FOIA Request Regarding Appointment of Dourson Seeking External Communications

November 30, 2017
FOIA request to EPA regarding the appointment of Michael Dourson, pesticide lobbyist, seeking his communications with outside entities.

FOIA to EPA Regarding Michael Dourson Seeking Calendar Entries

November 30, 2017
FOIA request to EPA regarding appointment of Michael Dourson, pesticide lobbyist, seeking his calendar entries.

FOIA to EPA Regarding Michael Dourson

November 30, 2017
FOIA request to EPA regarding Michael Dourson seeking his resume, authorizations, and SF-50 forms.

Lola Zinke Travel Records

November 16, 2017
Briefing books and emails from the Department of the Interior related to Secretary Ryan Zinke’s wife’s travel on official government business. These records were obtained in response to a FOIA lawsuit filed by American Oversight on behalf of Western Values Project.

American Oversight and EWG Seek Records of Industry Influence at Department of Energy

November 16, 2017
American Oversight and the Environmental Working Group asked the Department of Energy for its communications with the energy industry over the Trump administration’s proposed bailout of failing coal and nuclear power plants.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s Calendars

October 18, 2017
Calendar entries for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt from February to May 2017. On October 18, an additional version of Pruitt's calendars from February 17-20 was received.

Lawsuit Seeks Records of Lolita Zinke’s Travel, Role at Department of the Interior

October 5, 2017
American Oversight today sued the Department of the Interior to force the release of records related to Lolita Zinke, wife of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, and her role at the department, use of taxpayer-funded travel, and participation in official meetings or other events.

Ryan Zinke’s Unethical Leadership at Interior

October 5, 2017
Since his appointment by President Trump, Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Ryan Zinke’s conduct has raised questions about his management of the department and his use of taxpayer resources. From flights on government jets to potentially involving family members in official government business, it is important for the public to understand exactly what Secretary Zinke has been doing with his time in office.