|Submitted||Jan. 25, 2017|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
I request the archive of epa.gov/climatechange
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.
This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov:443/foia/action/public/view/request?objectId=090004d2811258fb)
* Tracking Number: EPA-HQ-2017-003281
* Requester Name: Rajesh Kanungo
* Date Submitted: 01/26/2017
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: Requesting information regarding archive of EPA .gov/climatechange.
02/08/2017 04:44 PM FOIA Request: EPA-HQ-2017-003281
Dear Mr. Kanungo:
Attached is an extension letter due to unusual circumstances. The due date for your FOIA request is now March 23, 2017.
I am writing regarding your FOIA Request EPA-HQ-2017-003281 in which you seek the archive of epa.gov/climatechange.
Immediately following the 2017 Presidential inauguration, the agency received numerous FOIA requests regarding historic versions of the EPA website. To respond to these requests for information, EPA has re-posted a snapshot of the EPA website as it existed on January 19, 2017.
* This action is similar to the web snapshot taken of the previous administration's WhiteHouse.gov site that is publically available on the National Archives and Records Administration's web site.
* The EPA snapshot (19January2017Snapshot@epa.gov<mailto:19January2017Snapshot@epa.gov>) is now available on the current EPA web page in the footer, under "Discover," or from the "Frequently Requested Information" portion of the FOIA page.
The information provided in the January 19, 2017 Web Snapshot may provide the information you seek. Additionally, the information sought by your request was at the time of your request or currently is publicly available on EPA's website at the links set forth in your request. Because this information is publicly available, your request for this information is not subject to processing as a FOIA request. See 40 C.F.R. Part 2, Subpart A.
We hope this information is helpful to you and we appreciate your interest in EPA.
This letter concludes our response to your request. You may appeal this response by email at email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>, or by mail to the National Freedom of Information Office, U.S. EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N. W. (2822T), Washington, DC 20460. Only items mailed through the United States Postal Service may be delivered to 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue. If you are submitting your appeal by hand delivery, courier service, or overnight delivery, you must address your correspondence to 1301 Constitution Avenue, N.W.,, Room 6416J , Washington, DC 2000 1.
Your appeal must be in writing, and it must be received no later than 90 calendar days from the date of this letter. The Agency will not consider appeals received after the 90-calendar-day limit. Appeals received after 5:00 pm EST will be considered received the next business day. The appeal letter should include the FOIA tracking number listed above. For quickest possible handling, the subject li ne of your email, the appeal letter, and its envelope, if applicable, should be marked "Freedom of Information Act Appeal."
Additionally, you may seek dispute resolution services from EPA's FOIA Public Liaison at email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> or (202) 566-1667, or from the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS). You may contact OGIS in any of the following ways: by mail, Office of Government Information Services, National Archives and Records Administration, Room 2510, 8610 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-600 1; email, email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>; telephone, (301) 837-1996 or (877) 684-6448; or fax, (301) 837-0348 .
Becky Dolph | Director, FOIA Expert Assistance Team Office
U.S Environmental Protection Agency
Office of General Counsel | 7309B WJCN | 202-564-5771
EPA-HQ-2017-003281 has been processed with the following final disposition: Improper FOIA request for other reason.