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Exemption No. 7

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals v. National Institutes of Health

The D.C. Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part a lower court decision rejecting an animal rights group's FOIA request for records concerning National Institutes of Health (NIH) investigations of animal abuse at a university...

Chesapeake Bay Found. v. Corps of Eng'rs

A district court denied the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' motion to dismiss an environmental group's FOIA action seeking records pertaining to permits for development on two islands in the in the Magothy River, a tributary of the...

Goodrich Corp. v. EPA

A district court granted in part and denied in part cross-motions for summary judgment in a company's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) suit seeking to compel the production of two Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) documents about...

Public Employees for Envtl. Responsibility v. EPA

The court holds that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Office of Inspector General must disclose portions of its internal investigations manual and other law enforcement documents pursuant to a public interest group's...