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May 24, 2016
Last week, an order and opinion by United States District Judge Andrew S. Hanen provided some rare transparency into a case of DOJ attorney misconduct.
May 20, 2016
The methodology in an annual agency FOIA survey leaves much to be desired. The Office of Information Policy should take a closer look at how agencies are implementing FOIA.
Topics: Open Government
May 19, 2016
Last month, OSHA overcame more than four decades of industry influence, bureaucratic hurdles, and political delays to finalize a rule reducing the amount of potentially lethal silica dust workers can be exposed to.
Topics: Public Health and Science
May 18, 2016
The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) slammed the contractor managing two nuclear facilities, the Pantex Site and the Y-12 National Security Complex, in its annual review citing, among other things, a mistake with production of the B61-12 nuc
Topics: National Security
May 17, 2016
Last week, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a hearing to review Susan Beard, the current nominee for the Department of Energy Inspector General position. Several Senators, including Chairwoman Murkowski and Senator Wyden, questione
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This Land is Our Land
The Project On Government Oversight (POGO) raises this important issue in our latest podcast. POGO investigator Mia Steinle talks about the woefully outdated royalty programs for the mining and drilling of natural resources on public lands.