Arizona uranium mining/mine environmental reports

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # EPA-R9-2015-009886
Est. Completion None
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All environmental reviews, evaluations, reports, and related materials regarding uranium mining and uranium mines in Arizona. [For reference: http://www.alternet.org/environment/beyond-unacceptable-judge-oks-uranium-mine-grand-canyon]

This request is being made as part of an ongoing journalistic investigation. 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 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. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: foia_hq@epa.gov

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=090004d28087a5b3)
* Tracking Number: EPA-HQ-2015-009886
* Requester Name: Beryl Lipton
* Date Submitted: 08/14/2015
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description:
Requesting copy of all environmental reviews, evaluations, reports, and related materials regarding uranium mining and uranium mines in Arizona.

From: r9foia@epa.gov

The FOIA request EPA-HQ-2015-009886 has had its Tracking Number changed to EPA-R9-2015-009886. This is normally due to the request being transferred to another agency (for example, EPA to Dept. of Commerce) or to a sub-agency to process it. Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Old Tracking Number:
EPA-HQ-2015-009886
* New Tracking Number:
EPA-R9-2015-009886
* Requester Name:
Beryl Lipton
* Date Submitted:
08/14/2015
* Long Description:
Requesting copy of all environmental reviews, evaluations, reports, and related materials regarding uranium mining and uranium mines in Arizona.

From: Southern, Stephen

Ms. Lipton,

USEPA Region 9 was forwarded the FOIA request you submitted to EPA Headquarters.

I am seeking clarification on your request. In your letter, you state you are requesting "the following records: All environmental reviews, evaluations, reports, and related materials regarding uranium mining and uranium mines in Arizona."

Are you seeking specific information for every individual uranium mine located in Arizona?

We won't be able to begin processing your FOIA request until we have a better idea of what documents you are looking for.

Please contact me with your response or any questions, via email, as soon as possible.

Thank you.

Stephen Southern
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Region 9
Brownfields & Site Assessment Section
Superfund Division
75 Hawthorne Street (SFD-6-1)
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-972-3215

From: r9foia@epa.gov

Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request EPA-R9-2015-009886 has been
determined to be not applicable as the request is not billable.
Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Request Created on:
08/14/2015
* Request Long Description:
Requesting copy of all environmental reviews, evaluations, reports, and related materials regarding uranium mining and uranium mines in Arizona.

From: r9foia@epa.gov

08/18/2015 03:05 PM FOIA Request: EPA-R9-2015-009886

From: Jacobs, Sara

Dear Ms. Lipton,

I am writing in regards to your FOIA request, EPA-R9-2015-009886, submitted on August 14, 2015. I am sorry that we have had trouble contacting you.

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Jacobs,

Thank you very much for your message.

Have a lovely day,
Beryl

From: Jacobs, Sara

Hi Beryl,
I’m glad to know you are receiving our e-mails. Please call me when you are ready to discuss the specific scope of your FOIA and we can schedule a conference call or let me know your availability for a call this week via e-mail.
Thanks.
Sara

Sara Jacobs
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
75 Hawthorne St. (SFD-6-2)
San Francisco, CA 94105-3901
Ph: 415-972-3564
Fx: 415-947-3528
E-mail: jacobs.sara@epa.gov

From: r9foia@epa.gov

EPA-R9-2015-009886 has been processed with the following final disposition: Records not reasonably described.

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Jacobs,

I apologize for having missed this. I would like to carry on with this request. Please feel free to contact me at 617 - 299 - 1832.

Thank you!
Beryl

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