FOIA request- National Weather Service comment portal

Josh Israel filed this request with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the United States of America.
Tracking #

DOC-NOAA-2018-000314

Status
Completed

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From: Josh Israel

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All comments submitted to the National Weather Service's online comment portal between August 23, 2017 and September 13, 2017 related to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. https://www.weather.gov/contact-message

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. I am a reporter with ThinkProgress, a non-profit online publication covering politics and policy in Washington, DC.

Please waive all fees since the information could provide valuable insight into the decision-making and rationales behind various public policies and regulations that are currently being implemented. 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,

Danielle McLean
ThinkProgress.org
(202) 741-6247

From: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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=090004d28171bdde)
* Tracking Number: DOC-NOAA-2018-000314
* Requester Name: Danielle McLean
* Date Submitted: 11/21/2017
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: All comments submitted to the National Weather Service's online comment portal between August 23, 2017 and September 13, 2017 related to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. https://www.weather.gov/contact-message

From: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request DOC-NOAA-2018-000314 has been determined to be not applicable as the request is not billable. Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Request Created on: 11/21/2017
* Fee Waiver Disposition Reason: N/A
* Request Long Description: All comments submitted to the National Weather Service's online comment portal between August 23, 2017 and September 13, 2017 related to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. https://www.weather.gov/contact-message

From: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

DOC-NOAA-2018-000314 has been processed with the following final disposition: Partial grant/partial denial.
Records were released to the public as a result of this request. You may retrieve these records immediately using the following link: View Records.Over the next 2 hours, these records are also being added to FOIAonline's search pages, further enabling you to retrieve these documents associated with your FOIA request at any time. (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov:443/foia/action/public/view/request?objectId=090004d28171bdde)

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