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FOIA News: Coalition opposes EPA's FOIA rule

FOIA News (2019)Allan BlutsteinComment

Environmental groups fight EPA's new FOIA rule

By Rebecca Beitsch, The Hill, July 8, 2019

A coalition of environmental groups pushed back Monday against a new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule that could restrict access to public records. 

The new EPA rule, the details of which were first reported by The Hill, allows the administrator and other political appointees to review all materials requested under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) process. 

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A copy of EPA’s rule is here.