Request for Documents Pertaining to Raids on Unlicensed Oyster Farms

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Massachusetts Environmental Police of Massachusetts.
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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, ยง10, I hereby request the following records:

Any documents pertaining to the Environmental Police raids on all unlicensed oyster farms in the past five years. This includes the number of raids and any write ups conducted post and pre raid.

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 the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. 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.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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.


Curtis Waltman

From: Gronendyke, Katie (EEA)


Please submit your public records request here:

From: Duncan, Scott (ENV)

Deputy Scott M. Duncan
Operations Section Supervisor
Massachusetts Environmental Police
Phone 617 626-1665
Fax 617 626-1668
Violations 1 800 632-8075


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