William Fernandes filed this request with the Drug Enforcement Administration of the United States of America.
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Due April 30, 2021
Est. Completion None
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From: William Fernandes

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

I was seeking a copy of your 2020 FOIA logs. If the information has already been released you're welcomed to respond with a link to where to find them online.

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 20 business days, as the statute requires.


William Fernandes

From: Drug Enforcement Administration

Good morning Mr. Fernandes:

This is to acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act (FOIA/PA) request by the Drug Enforcement Administration, FOIA/PA Section. This response is a courtesy reply. It does not replace the acknowledgement letter that will be sent to you once your request has been reviewed by our Intake Unit. Please note, requests are handled in the order they are received. We will advise you if any additional information is required.

Please be advised, due to necessary operational changes as a result of the national emergency concerning the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, there may be some delay in the processing of your request.

You may wish to visit DEA's public facing website at www.dea.gov or the FOIA Library available at https://www.dea.gov/divisions/dea-foia-library to determine if the information you seek is already available to the public.

You may contact our FOIA Public Liaison at (571) 776-3139 for any further assistance and to discuss any aspect of your request. Additionally, you may contact the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administration to inquire about the FOIA mediation services they offer. The contact information for OGIS is as follows: Office of Government Information Services, National Archives and Records Administration, Room 2510, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, Maryland 20740-6001; e-mail at ogis@nara.gov; telephone at (202) 741-5770; toll free at 1-877-684-6448; or facsimile at (202) 741-5769.

If you have any questions regarding this email, you may contact our FOIA Requester Service Center at (571) 776-2300. Thank you for your patience as we work to complete the processing of your request.


Courtney E. Grant
IBSS Corp. Paralegal III Contractor
DEA Freedom of Information and Privacy Act Section (FSR)
U.S. Department of Justice
Drug Enforcement Administration
8701 Morrissette Drive
Springfield, Virginia 22152
Desk: 571-776-2151
Email: Courtney.E.Grant2@usdoj.gov<mailto:Courtney.E.Grant2@usdoj.gov>

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