Metropolitan Transit Authority, E-mail Correspondences Relating to Climate Change, Hurricanes, Extreme Flooding

Greta Moran filed this request with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), Headquarters of New York.
Tracking #

02161631

Due July 22, 2022
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: Greta Moran

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:

I would like all e-mails containing the words "climate change," "hurricanes," "extreme flooding," spanning from July 2021 to July 2022, sent from or received by an e-mail account associated with the Metropolitan Transit Authority. The email address contains "@mta.info."

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Greta Moran

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Subject
Metropolitan Transit Authority, E-mail Correspondences Relating to Climate Change, Hurricanes, Extreme Flooding

Incident Reference #

Date Created : 7/12/2022
Date Last Updated : 7/12/2022
Status : Received

From: Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), Headquarters

This email shall acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information Law (“FOIL”) request, directed to the MTA.

With respect to your FOIL request for "e-mails containing the words "climate change," "hurricanes," "extreme flooding," spanning from July 2021 to July 2022, sent from or received by an e-mail account... email address contains "@mta.info."" please be advised that it fails to meet the requirement that the request be reasonably described pursuant to N.Y. POL s 89(3)(a). Whether a request is reasonably described may be dependent upon the nature of an agency’s filing or record keeping system and agency employees are not required to engage in herculean or unreasonable efforts to locate records. If you want a search to be conducted for communications, you will need to provide the following search parameters: (i) names of email accounts to be searched. If we do not hear back from you within five (5) business days, this request will be closed.

MTA FOIL Unit

From: Greta Moran

Hello,

Thank you for responding to my request.

Here are the names of the e-mail accounts I would like for you to search:
Steven Loehr
John Hinge
Richard Davey
John McCarthy
Janno Lieber

Thank you very much.

Warmly,
Greta Moran

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