EPA multi-jurisdiction law enforcement operations in Alaska

CJ Ciaramella filed this request with the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States of America.
Tracking # EPA-HQ-2013-010177
Est. Completion None
Status
Fix Required

Communications

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 communication between the EPA Alaska Operations Office, EPA Region 10 office, or EPA headquarters and the Alaska Environmental Crimes Task force between Jan. 1 2013 and the date of this request.

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 MuckRock.com, 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.

Sincerely,

CJ Ciaramella

From: hq.foia@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=090004d2800c62d3)
* Tracking Number: EPA-HQ-2013-010177
* Requester Name: CJ Ciaramella
* Date Submitted: Mon Sep 23 00:00:00 EDT 2013
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description:
Requesting all communication between the EPA Alaska Operations Office, EPA Region 10 office, or EPA headquarters and the Alaska Environmental Crimes Task force between Jan. 1 2013 and the date of this request.

From: Seaton, Tom

Dear Mr. CJ Ciaramella

Could you please contact me at the number below, or send me your telephone number? I would like to discuss the scope of your FOIA request concerning the above referenced subject.

Thank you
Tom Seaton, Deputy Director
Legal Counsel Division (2232-A)
Office of Criminal Enforcement, Forensics and Training
Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington D.C. 20460

Office: (202) 564-2544
Fax: (202) 501-0579

From: hq.foia@epa.gov

09/30/2013 10:40 AM FOIA Request: EPA-HQ-2013-010177

From: hq.foia@epa.gov

Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request EPA-HQ-2013-010177 has been
fully granted.
Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Request Created on:
09/23/2013
* Request Long Description:
Requesting all communication between the EPA Alaska Operations Office, EPA Region 10 office, or EPA headquarters and the Alaska Environmental Crimes Task force between Jan. 1 2013 and the date of this request.

From: Seaton, Tom

Dear Mr. Ciaramella,

Regarding your FOIA request for all communication between the EPA Alaska Operations Office, EPA Region 10 office, or EPA headquarters and the Alaska Environmental Crimes Task force between Jan. 1 2013 and the date of this request -- because of the government shut down, the Office of Criminal Enforcement, Forensics and Training is requesting an extension to respond to this request until November 12, 2013.

Thank you

From: Seaton, Tom

Dear Mr. CJ Ciaramella:

Please be advised that I am placing a hold on the above subject FOIA request which will toll the current deadline of November 12, 2013 until the scope of your FOIA request is clarified, per my e-mail below. If I have not heard from you by November 12, 2013, your FOIA request will be closed out. However, you may resubmit your request, and a new deadline will be established.

Thank you.

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