The Latest: Scrutiny of 'politically charged' FOIA requests
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Minneapolis Star Tribune, July 13, 2018
WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Environmental Protection Agency's handling of public records requests (all times local):
Environmental Protection Agency Chief of Staff Ryan Jackson is defending his agency's handling of records requests under the Freedom of Information Act.
Jackson said in a phone interview Friday his agency has worked its way through a 10-year backlog of records requests left from the Obama administration. He says the agency is now processing current records requests as quickly as it can.
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