Permits to feed garbage to livestock animals (ME)

Evan Anderson filed this request with the Maine Department of Marine Resources and Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry of Maine .
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From: Evan Anderson

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Maine Freedom of Access Act ("FOAA"), I hereby request the following records:

A copy of all granted permits to feed garbage to swine or other livestock animals.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by 1 M.R.S.A. § 408(6). The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Evan Anderson


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 14, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: McKay, Jessica

Good Morning,
I apologize for the delayed response. You have requested certain documents under Maine's Freedom of Access Act (FOAA), 1 M.R.S.A. §401 et seq. You have requested the following:

· A copy of all granted permits to feed garbage to swine or other livestock animals

After a thorough review of our records was conducted it was determined that no records exist. This practice does not occur in Maine as there is no need or desire.

If you have any other questions please don't hesitate to contact me.

Thank you,

Jessica McKay
Secretary Specialist
Commissioner's Office
Maine Department of Marine Resources
21 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333
Tel: (207) 624-6553


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