Secrets and Lies: Comment NOW against proposed FOIA Regs

Do you want to know a secret? FOIA, the Freedom of Information Act, gives private citizens the right to get information from federal agencies. It exists to promote transparency, accountability, and prompt access to a wide range of information. But under proposed revised regulations, the Department of the Interior (DOI) would be able to decide … Continue reading Secrets and Lies: Comment NOW against proposed FOIA Regs

Don’t Let the Government Destroy Important Environmental Documents

Deadline: November 26, 2018 The Current Occupant's tradition of lying is by now well-known, but sometimes it's easier if something just ... happens to the truth, especially to documentation of the truth. And so Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Department of the Interior (at least as of this writing), has sent National Archives & Records … Continue reading Don’t Let the Government Destroy Important Environmental Documents

We Need to Save Wildlife. Again.

By Christina Tarr and Andrea Lum Action deadline: September 24, 2018 A death knell rang on July 19 for hundreds of endangered animals and plants in the United States, as the Trump administration announced its plan to roll back two key provisions of the Endangered Species Act. The proposal by the Interior and Commerce departments, which … Continue reading We Need to Save Wildlife. Again.