CoA Institute Uncovers EPA Investigation into Employees’ Use of Encrypted Messaging App

Hours after filing a lawsuit demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) disclose records about its employees’ use of an encrypted messaging application, Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) received a letter from the EPA’s Office of General Counsel acknowledging that there is an “open law enforcement” investigation looking into […]

Lawsuit Demands Records on EPA Employees’ Use of Encrypted Messaging App

Washington, D.C. – Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia after the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) failed to disclose records about its employees’ use of an encrypted messaging application, “Signal,” to discuss the Trump administration’s expected changes to the […]

CoA Institute Investigates EPA Employees Using Electronic Messaging Apps to Thwart Transparency

Washington D.C. – Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) has filed a Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) request after recent media reports identified a number of career EPA employees possibly using an encrypted electronic messaging app called “Signal” to communicate about work-related issues, including how to prevent political appointees from […]

The EPA Must Account For Its Actions (Judge Lechner op-ed)

ALFRED J. LECHNER, JR. – 10/07/2016 Federal regulation is the American economy’s silent killer. Every day, the vast bureaucracy in D.C. issues reams of red tape that stifle the creation of new jobs or snuff out good-paying jobs that already exist. That is why my organization, Cause of Action Institute, […]

CoA Investigation Leads Oversight Committee to Investigate White House Politicization of EPA

Cause of Action’s strategic investigations help Congress to expose the hypocrisy of this Administration’s claim to be “the most transparent in history.”

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CoA Asks EPA to Delay Rule

New Materials Call Into Question EPA’s Fundamental Assumptions Cause of Action joined the Institute for Liberty, Americans for Prosperity, and the Center for Rule of Law in asking the Environmental Protection Agency to reassess certain assumptions it made in its proposed rule entitled National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants […]