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Interior’s Internal FOIA Policy Gives Political Appointees Sign-Off On Document Releases, Raising Concerns
Yvonne Chi, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: "They're allowed to have a process. They are allowed to have departmental regulations. What they're not allowed to do is to fail to meet the FOIA deadlines that is statutorily mandated."
The fast timeline for the comment period “deprives the public of a meaningful opportunity to weigh in on decisions that have lasting impacts on the human environment... and violates the requirements of NEPA.”