Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Documents Obtained by Committee from Turing Pharmaceuticals

Categories: Govt/Business Scandals,Headlines,Health/Medical,Prices/Inflation

http://democrats.oversight.house.gov/sites/democrats.oversight.house.gov/files/documents/Memo%20on%20Turing%20Documents.pdf

Memorandum providing excerpts from more than 250,000 pages of documents obtained by a House Committee from Turing Pharmaceuticals, the firm under Congressional investigation for price gouging after their leader, Martin Shkreli, arranged for huge price increases on a prescription drug product developed by a company he purchased. From the Minority of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

 

Flint Drinking Water Documents

Categories: Environment,Govt/Business Scandals,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Natural Resources

http://www.epa.gov/mi/flint-drinking-water-documents

A collection of recent reports on the contaminated water in Flint, Michigan. From the Environmental Protection Agency

 

United States Files Complaint Against Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche for Alleged Clean Air Act Violations

Categories: Crime/Justice,Environment,Govt/Business Scandals,Laws/Regulations,Manufacturing,Transportation

http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/d0cf6618525a9efb85257359003fb69d/ac7b52362207dad785257f300060442e!OpenDocument

Press release on the law suit initiated by the Justice Department on behalf of the EPA against Volkswagen and affiliated car manufacturers. Discusses in plain language the case against VW. From the Environmental Protection Agency

 

United States v. Volkswagen AG, Audi, etc.

Categories: Crime/Justice,Environment,Govt/Business Scandals,Laws/Regulations,Manufacturing,Transportation

http://www.justice.gov/opa/file/809826/download

Civil complaint filed by the U.S. against Volkswagen for using illegal devices to cheat on emissions tests and violate the Clean Air Act. The suit seeks injunctive relief and the assessment of civil penalties. From the Justice Department

 

United States Secret Service: An Agency in Crisis

Categories: Govt Finance,Govt Personnel,Govt/Business Scandals,Headlines,Homeland Security,Presidency

https://oversight.house.gov/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Oversight-USSS-Report.pdf

Examines problems in Secret Service presidential protection services with a focus on four incidents occurring over the past 5 years. Finds continuing serious deficiencies in White House protection and offers recommendations for improvement. From the House Committee on Government Oversight and Reform

 

EPA Conducted Confirmatory Testing

Categories: Environment,Govt/Business Scandals,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Transportation

http://www3.epa.gov/otaq/cert/documents/cd-mfr-guid-ltr-2015-09-25.pdf

Letter sent to vehicle manufacturers announcing additional evaluations of emissions devices designed to look for potential “defeat” devices. Follows revelation that Volkswagen diesel vehicles were equipped with software that turns emissions controls on and off to fool tests. From the Environment Protection Agency

 

EPA Notice of Violation [to VW]

Categories: Environment,Govt/Business Scandals,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Transportation

http://www3.epa.gov/otaq/cert/documents/vw-nov-caa-09-18-15.pdf

EPA letter to VW officials notifying them of the ongoing investigation of their emissions control systems and the nature of the alleged violations. From the Environmental Protection Agency

 

EPA, California Notify Volkswagen of Clean Air Act Violations

Categories: Environment,Govt/Business Scandals,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Transportation

http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/bd4379a92ceceeac8525735900400c27/dfc8e33b5ab162b985257ec40057813b!OpenDocument

Agency press release which announced the violations of federal emissions standards by Volkswagen diesel engine vehicles from model years 2009-2015 which included software designed to trick emissions tests. From the Environmental Protection Agency

 

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