Topic: Environment & Energy

Statement on Waiver of Environmental Regulations for Border Wall

August 1, 2017
"Today's announcement by DHS is a disturbing sign that President Trump will barrel ahead with building a border wall no matter the cost to taxpayers or effect on our environment."

FOIA Request to DOD Border Wall Contacts and Acquisitions

July 31, 2017
Records related to contracts and acquisitions for Trump’s border wall.

FOIA Request to DHS Solar Panels

July 31, 2017
Department of Homeland Security emails containing the term “solar panel” or “solar panels.”

FOIA Request to DHS Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge

July 31, 2017
Communications related to the construction of Trump’s border wall and the related impact on the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge.

EPA Denial of Request for Emails Pruitt and Staff to Non Gov Accounts

July 28, 2017
EPA denied American Oversight's request (EPA-17-0193) for emails between Scott Pruitt or senior EPA staff and email accounts not ending in .gov.

EPA Denial of Request for Emails Between Pruitt and Staff and Congress

July 28, 2017
EPA denied American Oversight's request (EPA-17-0194) for emails between Scott Pruitt or senior EPA staff and email accounts ending in house.gov or senate.gov.

EPA Denial of Request for Emails Between Pruitt and Staff June 1 to June 15 2017

July 28, 2017
EPA denied American Oversight's request (EPA-17-0192) for emails between Scott Pruitt and EPA senior staff between June 1 and June 15, 2017.

Call for OSC Investigation of Pruitt Travel to Oklahoma

July 27, 2017
American Oversight today filed a complaint with the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) requesting an investigation into a report that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has spent thousands of dollars of taxpayer money on frequent travel to his home state of Oklahoma.

FOIA Request to Treasury Department Drew Maloney

July 25, 2017
Records pertaining to Drew Maloney, Deputy Undersecretary for Legislative Affairs.

FOIA Request to EPA Tate Bennett Deputy Administrator

July 25, 2017
Records pertaining to Elizabeth “Tate” Bennett, Deputy Administrator for Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations.