|Submitted||Jan. 29, 2018|
|Due||Feb. 27, 2018|
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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 would like all communications concerning Bears Ears National Monument - electronic and otherwise. As well as any reports considering availability of natural resources, economic projections, environmental impact, or considerations of public approval/disapproval
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.
Good afternoon Mr. Dorman,
Our FOIA office received your FOIA request, dated January 29, 2018. We have
assigned it control number 2018-00394. Please cite this number in any
future communications with our office regarding your request.
In your request you asked for the following:
“all communications concerning Bears Ears National Monument - electronic
and otherwise. As well as any reports considering availability of natural
resources, economic projections, environmental impact, or considerations of
We have classified you as a an "other-use" requester. As such, we
may charge you for some of our search and duplication costs, but we will
not charge you for our review costs; you are also entitled to up to 2 hours
of search time and 100 pages of photocopies (or an equivalent volume) for
free. See 43 C.F.R. § 2.39. If, after taking into consideration your
entitlements, our processing costs are less than $50.00, we will not bill
you because the cost of collection would be greater than the fee collected.
See 43 C.F.R. § 2.49(a)(1).
We use Multitrack Processing to process FOIA requests. The Simple track is
for requests that can be processed in one to five workdays. The
Normal track is for requests that can be processed in six to twenty
workdays. The Complex track is for requests that can be processed in
twenty-one to sixty workdays. The Exceptional/Voluminous track is for
requests requiring more than sixty workdays for processing. The
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processing. Within each track, requests are usually processed on a
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This request falls into the *Exceptional/Voluminous* track.
If you have any questions, please contact us at BLM_WO_FOIA@blm.gov or
202-912-7650. Thank you for your interest in public lands and in programs
and activities of the BLM.