Topic: Environment & Energy

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.

DOT Records Regarding Industry Communications about Hazmat Transportation

January 3, 2020
Records from the Department of Transportation in response to American Oversight's request for external communications about the transportation of liquified natural gas by railcar.

In the Documents: New Information on Scott Pruitt’s Fleet of Luxury SUVs

January 3, 2020
Records obtained by American Oversight provide new details about the former EPA administrator's penchant for taxpayer-funded luxury travel — including the existence of a previously unreported extra SUV.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

USDA Congressional Meeting Requests about Twin Metals from 2017 and Early 2018

December 31, 2019
Records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture of Congressional meeting requests. These records list proposed meetings with USDA and Representatives Emmer, Nolan, and others concerning twin metals. These meeting requests are from 2017 and early 2018.

USDA Senior Officials’ Communications with Anti-Animal Rights Organizations

December 31, 2019
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) email communications between senior officials and outside groups associated with lobbying for more lenient animal rights enforcement.