The (POGO) Blog
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
December 9, 2016
POGO’s Scott Amey testified this week before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform at a hearing titled “Examining the Costs of Overclassification on Transparency and Security.” POGO’s testimony highlighted ways the executive branch conceal
October 27, 2016
By Halle Zander
The Constitution Project and the Levin Center highlighted the intricacies of information access between the executive and legislative branches in a two-panel event.
October 21, 2016
A new website is making the Congressional Research Service’s taxpayer-funded reports available to the public for the first time, thanks to the efforts of good government groups that have been pursuing their public release for over 20 years.
Topics: Open Government
October 12, 2016
The United States joined the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative in 2011, but it needs to continue prioritizing transparency, especially regarding natural gas. POGO recently published the top five public natural resource reforms accomplished in t
Topics: Energy and Natural Resources