Cable from OES to Bill Archer

Dustin Slaughter filed this request with the Department of State - Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs of the United States of America .
Tracking #

F-2020-08235

Due July 13, 2020
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: Dustin Slaughter

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A cable sent from the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs on March 26, 1975 to U.S. Representative Bill Archer titled ARRANGEMENTS TO WELCOME EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE FORMS TO THE US. This document was marked 'Declassified/Released' pursuant to the State Department's EO Systematic Review on July 5, 2006. Please note that I have attached additional metadata to assist you in your search for the responsive document or documents. Please include all processing notes attached to my request.

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.

Sincerely,

Dustin Slaughter

From: Dustin Slaughter

To Whom It May Concern:

I'm following up on a FOIA request sent to the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs on June 14, 2020. The statutorily-required 20-day response deadline has passed. I've included the request below and have attached additional metadata that may aid you in your search for the responsive record. Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

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

A cable sent from the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs on March 26, 1975 to U.S. Representative Bill Archer titled ARRANGEMENTS TO WELCOME EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE FORMS TO THE US. This document was marked 'Declassified/Released' pursuant to the State Department's EO Systematic Review on July 5, 2006. Please note that I have attached additional metadata to assist you in your search for the responsive document or documents. Please include all processing notes attached to my request.

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.

Sincerely,

Dustin Slaughter

From: Department of State - Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs

Thank you for filing your FOIA request online on 9/2/2020. Here is a review of your request.

The records I request can be described as follows:

To Whom It May Concern:Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:A cable sent from the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs on March 26, 1975 to U.S. Representative Bill Archer titled ARRANGEMENTS TO WELCOME EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE FORMS TO THE US. This document was marked 'Declassified/Released' pursuant to the State Department's EO Systematic Review on July 5, 2006. Please note that I have attached additional metadata to assist you in your search for the responsive document or documents. Please include all processing notes attached to my request.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.Sincerely,Dustin Slaughter

The time period of my request is from 09/02/2020 to 09/02/2020

I am An individual seeking information for personal use and not for commercial use.

I am willing to pay $25 for my request.

My additional comments are as follows:

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Contact Information
Mr. Dustin Slaughter
411A Highland Ave
MR95634
Somerville, Massachusetts 02144
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From: Department of State - Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs

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Mr.Slaughter: This email acknowledgesreceipt of your September 2, 2020, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 U.S.C. §552) request received by the U.S. Department ofState, Office of Information Programs and Services on September 2, 2020, regarding a cable sent from the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs on March 26, 1975, to U.S. Representative Bill Archer titled "ARRANGEMENTS TO WELCOME EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE FORMS TO THE US".  Unless you advise otherwise, we will treat as non-responsive any compilations of publicly available news reports and any publicly available documents not created by the U.S. government, such as mass-distribution emails from news media.  This Office assigned your request the subject reference number and placed it in the simple processing track where it will be processedas quickly as possible. See 22 CFR §171.11(h). If you have any questionsregarding your request, please contact our FOIA Requester Service Center or ourFOIA Public Liaison by email at FOIAstatus@state.gov or telephone at202-261-8484. **THIS EMAIL BOX IS NOT MONITORED, PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL.**

From: Muckrock Staff

Hello,

We would like to clarify that the time frame associated with this request should be from March 26, 1975 through September 2, 2020. The time frame was recorded incorrectly on the acknowledgement communication we received on September 8, 2020.

Thank you for your time and help.

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