The (POGO) Blog
October 6, 2017
An appeals court has ruled that the government cannot use a major set of safety and environmental regulations to prosecute offshore drilling contractors.
July 13, 2017
The Trump Administration has rightly criticized several bad provisions in the House NDAA bill including funding the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility, blocking Base Realignment and Closure, misusing the Overseas Contingency Operations fund, and limitin
April 21, 2017
By Neil Gordon
In honor of Earth Day 2017, we encourage you to explore our Federal Contractor Misconduct Database and the wealth of information it contains about the environmental records of the largest federal contractors.
Topics: Contract Oversight
April 6, 2017
In a letter to White House Counsel, POGO urged the White House to make Stephen Feinberg and Carl Icahn subject to federal ethics laws given their vast conflicts of interest.
Topics: Government Accountability
January 12, 2017
By Sean Moulton
The Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposal to expand a toxic pollution reporting program—the Toxics Release Inventory program—to include natural gas processing plants. The proposed rule is an important win for open government as it will incre