Newly released records show the EPA reacting to an undefined emergency in the same region as the Gold King Mine leak — a day before the spill occurred.
The Animas River release in Colorado highlights the damage caused by archaic hard rock mining laws that allow corporations to mine freely without any responsibility for clean-up.
The Project On Government Oversight has learned of a new avenue the private sector is using to facilitate the revolving door between the Department of Defense (DoD) and defense contractors.
The Project On Government Oversight celebrates the Freedom of Information Act pilot program, "Release to One, Release to All," which will share requested information to the public—not only the requester. However, POGO would like to see a waiting period implemented to ensure that the hard work—sometimes years of work—by journalistic entities isn't scooped.