water quality at SCI Fayette

Deeper Than Water filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Pennsylvania.
Due April 13, 2018
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Deeper Than Water

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, I hereby request the following records:

Please provide a copy of prisoner complaints regarding water quality at SCI Fayette in 2017.

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.

Sofia Owen, Toxics Action Center
Deeper Than Water

From: Department of Corrections

Dear Ms. Owen,

This email acknowledges receipt by the Department of Corrections of your written request for records under the Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law (RTKL). Your request was received by this office on April 9, 2018. Therefore, under the RTKL, a written response to your request is due on or before April 16, 2018. This response is provided pursuant to that requirement. This response is an interim response to your request. A final response will be sent at a later time as outlined below.

You are hereby notified that, for the reason set forth below, the Department will require an additional 30 calendar days, i.e. until May 16, 2018, in which to provide a final written response to your request:

* A legal review is necessary to determine whether the record requested is subject to access under the Act.

At this time, the Department is unable to provide you with an estimated cost to fulfill your current request if it is granted. Any actual or estimated fees will be identified in the Department's future response.


Andrew Filkosky | Agency Open Records Officer
Department of Corrections | Office of Chief Counsel
1920 Technology Parkway
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Phone: 717.728.7770 | Fax: 717.728.0312

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