DOI FOIA Summit Documents (Department of Interior, Office of the Solicitor)

Jimmy Tobias filed this request with the Department of Interior, Office of the Solicitor of the United States of America.
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Multi Request DOI FOIA Summit Documents


From: Jimmy Tobias

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any notes, handouts, power point presentations, slideshows and other documents from the "2020 Department of the Interior FOIA Officers Offsite Meeting" that took place on March 3 and March 4, 2020. Among other things, this request specifically seeks any notes, handouts, slideshows, and PowerPoint presentations from the meeting's panel on "Exemption 5 & Foreseeable Harm" as well as any notes, handouts, slideshows and PowerPoint presentations from the meeting's "FOIA Litigation Panel". This request also seeks recordings/written copies of the speeches delivered by Secretary Bernhardt and Daniel Jorjani at this two-day event. See the document attached below for more details on this event.

I am a reporter with The Guardian and other outlets.

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.


Jimmy Tobias

From: Department of Interior, Office of the Solicitor

Good morning Mr. Tobias,

Attached is the Solicitor's acknowledgment letter for your FOIA request received on May 20, 2020.

Jatori Harley
Office of the Solicitor
U.S. Department of the Interior
1849 C Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20240

From: Department of Interior, Office of the Solicitor

Good afternoon Mr. Tobias,
Attached is the Decision from the solicitor's office for your request recieved on May 20, 2020.
Lance Purvis

From: Department of Interior, Office of the Solicitor

DOI-SOL-2020-001244 has been processed with the following final disposition: Partial Grant/Partial Denial.
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