EPA Marijuana Environmental Impact Reports

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States of America.
Tracking # EPA-HQ-2016-003382
Est. Completion None
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All reports, studies, directives, memos, communications, proposed studies, complaints, plans of action or any other materials regarding the impact of marijuana cultivation/growth, either legally or illegally, in an outdoor environment. Please include all materials regarding the effects of marijuana-inspired deforestation or pesticide use on local flora and fauna, as well as erosive effects that may have been caused as a result.

Please include all agreements, memorandums of understanding, intergovernmental agreements or related materials involving the Drug Enforcement Administration. [For further context on this request, please consult the testimony provided at rough 58:30 - http://utahlegislature.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=74&clip_id=18619#.VPE143586KY.facebook]

If further clarification is necessary on this request, a phone call can be organized.

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,

Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: foia_hq@epa.gov

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov:443/foia/action/public/view/request?objectId=090004d280b1a00f)
* Tracking Number: EPA-HQ-2016-003382
* Requester Name: Beryl C. Lipton
* Date Submitted: 02/02/2016
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: Requesting copy of all reports, studies, directives, memos, communications, proposed studies, complaints, plans of action or any other materials regarding the impact of marijuana cultivation/growth, either legally or illegally, in an outdoor environment. Please include all materials regarding the effects of marijuana-inspired deforestation or pesticide use on local flora and fauna, as well as erosive effects that may have been caused as a result.

From: OPP_FOIA@epa.gov

02/03/2016 10:20 AM FOIA Request: EPA-HQ-2016-003382

From: OPP_FOIA@epa.gov

Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request EPA-HQ-2016-003382 has been denied. Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Request Created on: 02/02/2016
* Request Long Description: Requesting copy of all reports, studies, directives, memos, communications, proposed studies, complaints, plans of action or any other materials regarding the impact of marijuana cultivation/growth, either legally or illegally, in an outdoor environment. Please include all materials regarding the effects of marijuana-inspired deforestation or pesticide use on local flora and fauna, as well as erosive effects that may have been caused as a result.

From: OPP_FOIA@epa.gov

Hello Mr. Lipton,
The initial response for FOIA Request HQ-2016-003382 is completed and enclosed.  If there are any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me directly at arnold.devenchi@epa.gov
DeVenchi P. Arnold Information Management Specialist
OPP/ITRMD/PIRIB (7502-P)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Washington, D.C.  20460
(703)305-5698

From: Beryl Lipton

Hi there,

Thanks so much for this message. I look forward to hearing from you again.

Best,
Beryl

From: Arnold, Devenchi

Hello Mr. Lipton, I received your email and as to date our search has not located any responsive records to your request. This office will update you in the next ten business days after we have meet with additional OPP staff about the possibility of any supporting offices having records responsive to this request. If there are any questions please feel free to contact me directly. Thank you.

DeVenchi P. Arnold
Information Management Specialist
OPP/ITRMD/PIRIB (7502-P)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Washington, D.C. 20460
Cube S-9911
(703)305-5698

From: Arnold, Devenchi

Hello Mr, Lipton, unfortunately after an extensive search throughout the program and discussions with the programs subject matter expert, there are no responsive documents for this request. You will be receiving a formal letter closing this request which states the same information that I have mentioned. If there are any questions please feel free to contact me.

From: OPP_FOIA@epa.gov

Hello Mr. Lipton,
The closing response for FOIA Request HQ-2016-003382 is enclosed.  If there are any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me directly at arnold.devenchi@epa.gov
DeVenchi P. Arnold Information Management Specialist
OPP/ITRMD/PIRIB (7502-P)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Washington, D.C.  20460
(703)305-5698

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