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EPA lacks information on nearly 10,000 farms it’s tasked with regulating

EPA lacks information on nearly 10,000 farms it’s tasked with regulating

The nonprofit Natural Resources Defense Council published on Monday a review of information on factory farms - released despite industry objections - that calls attention to shortcomings in the EPA’s regulation of potential pollutants.

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This week’s FOIA round-up: Alaskans sue Interior for oil drilling information, data shows federal aid favors the wealthiest farmers, and Los Angeles pension trustees spend big on international getaway

This week’s FOIA round-up: Alaskans sue Interior for oil drilling information, data shows federal aid favors the wealthiest farmers, and Los Angeles pension trustees spend big on international getaway

In this week’s FOIA round-up, Alaska natives sued the Trump Administration for concealing information regarding oil drilling, an environmental advocacy group shows that the bulk of U.S. farm aid goes to wealthy farmers, and members of the Los Angeles County Employees Retirement draw public scrutiny after going on pricey international vacations.

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Read the CIA's declassified report on the Italian pasta shortage

Read the CIA’s declassified report on the Italian pasta shortage

A formerly TOP SECRET bulletin from 1973 uncovered in the Central Intelligence Agency’s archives shows the CIA concerned that their long-backed political party in Italy, the Christian Democrats, had placed themselves in a precarious position amid a country-wide pasta shortage.

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