Description: Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking to compel EPA to disclose records regarding policies put in place and other measures taken after EPA cancelled scientists' and consultant's participation in Rhode Island climate change conference.
Status: Plaintiffs' claims dismissed with prejudice and jurisdiction retained to resolve plaintiffs' request for attorneys' fees and costs. [ 07/26/2021 ]
Description: Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking EPA disclosure of directives to EPA employees since beginning of Trump administration concerning public communications about EPA work and review of EPA work by political appointees.
Description: Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by former Department of Interior employee who alleged that the agency reassigned him in retaliation for raising concerns regarding climate change risk to Native Alaska communities.
Description: Freedom of Information Act lawsuit to compel disclosure of records concerning EPA’s process to ensure that Administrator Scott Pruitt was in compliance with federal ethics regulations and obligations with respect to participation in rulemaking.
Status: Department of Interior's motion for summary judgment and plaintiff's cross-motion for partial summary judgment denied without prejudice and Department of Interior directed to either supplement its declarations or undertake additional searches for responsive records. [ 03/09/2021 ]
Description: Action seeking to compel BLM to respond to Freedom of Information Act request for documents related to the federal coal program.