|Submitted||Dec. 17, 2019|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Maryland Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, 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 calendar days, as the statute requires.
We are subject to the Federal Freedom of Information Act, and not the Maryland Public Information Act. We will process under that law. Under the FOIA, we have 20 working days to respond. Let me know if you would still like to proceed with your request.
Marianne Manheim, J.D.
Chief, Freedom of Information and Privacy Act Branch
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH
Direct Line - 301-827-6258
FOIA Line - 301-496-9737
Fax Number - 301-402-3604
Mr. Gotth-Olsen: Attached, please find our acknowledgement of your FOIA request.
Elisabeth West 301-496-9737, email@example.com NLM, National Library of Medicine FOIA/PA Office, RKL 1, Suite 6054
6705 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Maryland Public Information Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 17, 2019. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response. You had assigned it reference number #53293.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
Please note that you have filed a Freedom of Information Act request (FOIA). The Maryland Public Information Act applies to the state not the federal government.
At this time I can provide a rough estimate of the end this month or the beginning of February. We process cases on a first in first out basis and will strive to get you these records as soon as possible.
If you have any other questions please do not hesitate to contact me.
Excellent, thank you so much Elisabeth!
- Matthew Gotth-Olsen
I am still processing your request for product documentation and system documents. However, I wanted to make you aware of two things.
For datasets, please go to EPA since NLM was not the originator of the data. We have provided information about this on the web at https://www.nlm.nih.gov/toxnet/index.html. There is information on this page that states:
"Underlying data remains accessible through their original resources: Government of Canada National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI)<https://www.canada.ca/en/services/environment/pollution-waste-management/national-pollutant-release-inventory.html>, U.S. Census Bureau<https://www.census.gov/>, U.S. EPA Clean Air Markets Program<https://www.epa.gov/airmarkets>, U.S. EPA Geospatial Applications<https://www.epa.gov/geospatial/epa-geospatial-applications>, U.S. EPA Facilities Registry System (FRS) <https://www.epa.gov/frs> , U.S. EPA Superfund Program<https://www.epa.gov/superfund>, U.S. EPA Toxics Release Program (TRI)<https://www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program>, U.S. NIH NCI Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER)<https://seer.cancer.gov/>, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)<https://www.nrc.gov/>"
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.
Your request is currently on hold for clarification purposes. If I do not hear back from you by February 5 I will assume you are no longer interested in withdraw this request.