Public Records Request Log - Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management

Erik Peterson filed this request with the Department of Environmental Management of Rhode Island.

It is a clone of this request.

Est. Completion None


From: Erik Peterson

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act ("APRA"), I hereby request the following records:

A log of public records requests submitted to the Department of Environmental Management that lists the date of request, the requester's name, the requester's organizational affiliation, a description of the request and the date the request was filled. Ideally I would like this information for the period from 2004 to the present.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, and is made in the process of academic research 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.


Erik Peterson
PhD Candidate
Department of Political Science
Stanford University

From: Spadoni, Angela (DEM)

Please see the attached estimated cost to have records sent to you from 2008 to the present.
18 reams x 500 pages = 9,000
9,000 x 2 draws= 1800
1800 x $.15= $2,700.00
$15 x 8 = $105.00 (the first hour is free)

Angela M. Spadoni
File Review Coordinator
RIDEM/ Office of Customer & Technical Assistance
235 Promenade Street, Suite 260
Providence, RI 02908

T- 401.222.4700 x7307
F- 401.222.3810


To initate file review requests please email DEM.Filereview@DEM.RI.GOV<mailto:DEM.Filereview@DEM.RI.GOV>

From: Erik Peterson

Thank you for your response. Unfortunately, I am unable to cover those costs so I will withdraw the request.

Thank you,

Erik Peterson