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Dec 23, 2015

CREW Files FOIA Requests with Army Corps of Engineers Seeking Communications with Sen. Vitter

FOIA Requests (Legal Filings), Federal Agencies, Department of Defense, US Army, Army Corps of Engineers, States, Louisiana, Senate Members, David Vitter

On December 22, 2015, CREW filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with two offices of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE), seeking records of communications between the USACE and the office of Sen. David Vitter (R-LA), particularly regarding a permit application by the Helis Oil & Gas Company. Specifically, CREW asked for: (1) any and all records of communications sent between April 1, 2014 and December 22, 2015 between USACE and Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) and/or his congressional office and staff, either initiated or received by USACE; (2) any and all records related to Helis Oil & Gas and/or Permit Application No. MVN-2013-02952-ETT that refer to or mention Sen. Vitter and/or his congressional office and staff.