NRDC v. EPA

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Government Transparency - FOIA
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In January 2018, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) sent a request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for records concerning the involvement of Michael Dourson, former nominee to become Assistant Administrator of the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, in EPA’s evaluation of methylene chloride, N-methylpyrrolidone, and/or trichloroethylene. EPA failed to produce the requested records. On April  9, 2018, NRDC, represented by Public Citizen Litigation Group, filed suit seeking disclosure of the requested records.