EPA Fulfilled This FOIA Request, But Redacted Emails Using Duct Tape

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Source: Feng Yu/Shutterstock

‘Attorney-client privilege’

Trump Administrations Responds To The Hundreds OF FOIAs Left Unanswered By Obama

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), speaks to employees of the agency in Washington, U.S., February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘We are committed to transparency’

State Dept Is Withholding Paris Accord Documents, So A Think Tank Is Suing It

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam (unseen) in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. (Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

This is the second Paris accord FOIA lawsuit

Experts Say Green Energy Made Cyber Attacks On Power Grid Much Easier

Energy | Andrew Follett
A frustrated owner of a computer infected by a virus. (Shutterstock/PR Image Factory)

‘These lightly-protected systems could then be all too easily infiltrated

Drones Fly Drugs And Porn Into Jail

US | Grace Carr
A drone, made by CyPhy Works, carries a UPS package on Children's Island off the coast of Beverly, Massachusetts, U.S. September 22, 2016, during UPS's demonstration of a drone making a commercial delivery of a package to a remote or difficult-to-access location. Picture taken September 22, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

‘Their potential value as tools for bad deeds’

Libs Are Weaponizing FOIA Against Trump

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
U.S. President Donald Trump reacts after a family photo at the G7 Summit expanded session in Taormina

‘This is a result of the progressive groups’

BuzzFeed Sues For Government Records Discussing Trump's Tweets

Politics | Kevin Daley
People holding mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo in this illustration picture taken September 27, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration/File Photo

NSA, Justice Department named in court filing

Don't Expect Trump To End Obama's FOIA Barriers

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
U.S. President Donald Trump smiles while attending a Women in Healthcare panel at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘Nothing really compares to the Obama administration with secrecy’

Obama Spent Millions Fighting FOIL And It Will Probably Get Worse

Opinion | Dan King
NATO Summit Wales 2014 - Final Day

There little indication that Freedom of Information Law will improve under President Donald Trump’s administration.

Lawmakers Demand Investigation Into EPA Employees Using Encryption Devices

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Texting Credit: Wayne0216/Shutterstock

‘EPA are aiming to spread their goals covertly’

Making A FOIA Request Is About To Get Tougher At FBI

Politics | Kathryn Watson
Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), speaks during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing. Mark Wilson/Getty Images.

Law enforcement agency putting limits on public access that aren’t in the law

NSA Keeps Contractor Records Secret Over 'Changing Security Concerns'

Politics | Ethan Barton
President Bush walks up to speak to reporters after participating in briefings at the NSA in Fort Meade Maryland. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

The agency won’t even search for records about its contractors

Obama's Science Officer Defies Court, Keeps Private Emails Secret

Politics | Ethan Barton
U.S. President Barack Obama gets direction from White House science adviser John Holdren during an event to look at the stars with local middle school students and astronomers from across the country on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, October 7, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

Holdren refuses to turn over official business emails on his private account

There's A WMD Hiding In America's Infrastructure, And It's Startlingly Easy To Set Off

Energy | Andrew Follett
Modern USA by night- Elements of this image furnished by NASA. Shutterstock.com/Juergen Faelchle

Feds say it could ‘endanger the health and safety of millions of citizens’

Loopole Allows Feds To Hide Information From Public Using Cell Phones, Texts

Politics | Kathryn Watson

‘Clearly a conflict of interest’

EPA Workers Destroyed Millions Of Official Documents

US | Kathryn Watson
Entering passcode on an iPhone running iOS 9, which has six digit passcodes instead of four. [Shutterstock - ymgerman]

‘There is a problem with EPA officials using texting for official business’

Nonprofit Sues IRS For Shielding Records From Taxpayers

Politics | Kathryn Watson
WASHINGTON - AUGUST 30: The Internal Revenue Service building is shown August 30, 2006 in Washington DC. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Federal tax agency officials try to use Congress to subvert Freedom of Information Act