Communications between John Beale and Robert Brenner

CJ Ciaramella filed this request with the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States of America .
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From: CJ Ciaramella

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All communications between John C. Beale ( and Robert Brenner ( between the introduction of email at the EPA and Aug. 2011.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering 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. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


CJ Ciaramella

From: Floyd-Coleman, Cynthia

Mr. Ciaramelia, your Freedom of Information request was received asking for communication between John Beale and Robert Brenner. Do you know what offices these two gentlemen work because I have no idea where to assign your request because neither one of them are in the EPA Locator. Please provide more detailed information concerning your request by 10/21/13.

Thank you

From: Floyd-Coleman, Cynthia

Mr. Ciaramelia, I am forwarding the email that was sent to you on Friday. I wasn't sure if you received it. If we do not get clarification from you concerning your request by 10/25/13 we will be closing your request.

Thank you very much

From: CJ Ciaramella

Hi Mrs. Floyd-Coleman,
Apologies for the delay. Beale and Brenner are both retired. Brenner was Director of the Office of Policy Analysis and Review, Office of Air and Radiation. Beale was also in the Office of Air and Radiation. Let me know if you have any other issues with the request. Thanks!

From: Floyd-Coleman, Cynthia

Thank you so much. This is very helpful.



10/23/2013 04:02 PM FOIA Request: EPA-HQ-2014-000324

See attached document.

  • Fee Waiver Justification Letter to requester for HQ-2014-000324


11/05/2013 12:25 PM FOIA Request: EPA-HQ-2014-000324


Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request EPA-HQ-2014-000324 has been
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Requesting all communications between John C. Beale ( and Robert Brenner ( between the introduction of email at the EPA and Aug. 2011.

From: Knapp, Kristien

Dear CJ Ciaramella,

Attached please find a letter regarding the EPA's need for an extension of time to process your above-referenced FOIA request.

Kristien Knapp
Office of Air and Radiation
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office: (202) 564-3277

From: Dolph, Becky

Mr. Ciaramella - could you please give me a call regarding your pending FOIA requests with the EPA. I can be reached at 202-564-5771.
Becky Dolph
Office of General Counsel