New language added to the 2007/08 Farm Bill by conferees at the 11th hour could create a sweeping new secrecy mandate that would prohibit the Agriculture Department from disclosing almost any information about individual US farm operations.
As the Bush administration closes out its terms in office, a number of rules, policies, orders, and other actions related to the environment are expected by Jan. 19, 2009.
EPA and states may be cutting companies slack if they "audit" their own violations. Here's a database that will help you audit whether local polluters are abusing the program.
Great Falls, Montana, wouldn't let its citizens know details of its contracts with a utility. But a judge stopped that.
Reginfo.gov helps reporters track regulatory mischief — and deregulatory mischief too — government-wide.
The Department of Agriculture has stopped reporting publicly how many animals it kills for farmers and ranchers in its predator control program.
EPA and an employees union have signed an agreement on procedures for reopening agency libraries closed by the Bush administration.
The rush to deregulate whatever can be deregulated before President Bush leaves the White House is on. Part 2.
Here's an embargo that a federal employee could face charges for breaking.
The House passed a bill that would do more to ensure open records and meetings of federal advisory committees.