Topic: Environment & Energy

American Oversight and Environmental Working Group Challenge EPA Over Failure to Release Pesticide Records

June 22, 2017
American Oversight today filed suit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to force the release of documents and communications regarding Administrator Scott Pruitt’s decision on March 29th to overrule Agency scientists and permit the continued use of the neurotoxic pesticide chlorpyrifos.

FOIA Request to Department of Commerce Government Studies of Pesticides

June 22, 2017
Communications regarding government studies of certain pesticides.

FOIA Request to Interior Department Government Studies of Pesticides

June 22, 2017
Communications regarding government studies of certain pesticides.

Complaint: American Oversight v. EPA – Chlorpyrifos (Dismissed)

June 22, 2017
Complaint filed by American Oversight against the EPA seeking records relating to EPA's decision to reverse a proposed ban on the toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos. Voluntarily dismissed February 27, 2018.

Watchdog Group Files Lawsuit on Trump Border Wall

June 16, 2017
Non-partisan ethics watchdog American Oversight today filed suit against the Trump administration to force the release of communications, documents, and plans related to the president’s proposed border wall.

FOIA to DOI Regarding the Impact of the Proposed Border Wall on Endangered Species

April 27, 2017
FOIA to DOI seeking assessment or analysis of the impact, including the impact on endangered species, of building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

FOIA to EPA Regarding the Impact of the Proposed Border Wall on Endangered Species

April 27, 2017
FOIA seeking assessment or analysis of the impact of building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

American Oversight and Environmental Working Group Demand Release of Pruitt Communications with Pesticide Industry

April 12, 2017
American Oversight and the Environmental Working Group (EWG) today launched a joint investigation into the March 29, 2017 decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) not to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos.

FOIA Request to USDA Seeking Communications about Decision to Overrule EPA about Chlorpyrifos

April 11, 2017
FOIA to USDA seeking communications regarding the decision to overrule EPA scientists and allow the continued use of chlorpyrifos.

FOIA Request to EPA Seeking Communications about Decision to Overrule EPA about Chlorpyrifos

April 11, 2017
FOIA to EPA seeking communications regarding the decision to overrule EPA scientists and allow the continued use of chlorpyrifos.