Emails and communications between Scott Pruitt and OMB re: proposed FY 2018 budget

Sarah Lamdan filed this request with the U.S. Office of Management and Budget of the United States of America.
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From: Sarah Lamdan

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All emails and records of communication between EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regarding the proposed federal administrative budget for fiscal year 2018.

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.


Sarah Lamdan


Good Morning:

This email acknowledges receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) dated March 12, 2017, and received in OMB's FOIA office on March 15, 2017. Your request has been logged in and is being processed. For your reference, the OMB FOIA number is 2017-101.

Dionne Hardy

From: U.S. Office of Management and Budget

Good morning, Ms. Lamdan:

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regrets the delay in responding to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

Unfortunately, OMB is experiencing a backlog of FOIA requests. Please know that OMB management is very committed to providing responses to FOIA requests and remedying the FOIA backlog.

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Thank you,

Naisha J. Johnson
202-395-1721 (office)

From: U.S. Office of Management and Budget