FY 2014 research misconduct log (Department of Agriculture

Phillip Klesius filed this request with the Department of Agriculture of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2016-OSEC-03403-F
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From: Phillip Klesius

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Log of research misconduct investigations made in fiscal 2014

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,

Phillip Klesius

From: Jordan, Christine - OCIO

Good afternoon, Mr. Klesius.

Please find attached a letter acknowledging receipt of a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request you submitted recently to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), FOIA Service Center (FSC). A copy of your incoming request is also attached for your reference.

Best,
Christine Jordan
Sr. FOIA Analyst/Attorney
USDA/OCIO Contractor
FOIA Service Center
Patriot Plaza III, 355 E Street, SW
Washington DC 20024
Telephone: (202) 772-9091

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From: Jordan, Christine - OCIO

Good afternoon, Mr. Klesius.

Please find attached a Final Response Letter associated with the above referenced Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request you submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, FOIA Service Center. Also attached is your incoming request for easy reference.

Best,
Christine Jordan
Sr. FOIA Analyst/Attorney
USDA/OCIO Contractor
FOIA Service Center
Patriot Plaza III, 355 E Street, SW
Washington DC 20024
Telephone: (202) 772-9091

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From: Phillip Klesius

Please send the records requested, Office of Chief Scientitst you contacted has directed contact to USDA Research Integrity Officer (Doug Bennerman or recent Officer) as the Chief Scientist appointed this Officer. This Officer is responsible compllation data research misconduct investigations for Chief Scientist Officer
(DR 1074 001 and Scientic Integrity Handbook). USDA is transparent to get these records. The summary of Allegations Report for May 2014 -
April 2015 is not my request FOIA for these records closed investigations as National Health details of its research misconduct investigations.
Phillip Klesiuus, PhD

From: Jordan, Christine - OCIO

Good afternoon, Mr. Klesius.

This e-mail is intended to memorialize our telephone conversation from earlier this afternoon. During that conversation, you agreed to withdraw the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) appeal you submitted to the Assistant Secretary for Administration regarding FOIA Request No. 2016-OSEC-03403-F. The appeal was received in the FOIA Service Center today, May 12, 2016.

During our conversation, you agreed to withdraw your appeal since the agency is in the process of providing you a log reflecting research misconduct investigations for Fiscal Year 2014. You expressed your agreement that there is no need to proceed with an appeal since the agency is providing the log.

Please, by reply e-mail, confirm that this accurately reflects the content of our conversation, and that you agree to withdraw your FOIA appeal .

Thanks for your assistance and your patience.

Best,
Christine Jordan
Sr. FOIA Analyst/Attorney
USDA/OCIO Contractor
FOIA Service Center
Patriot Plaza III, 355 E Street, SW
Washington DC 20024
Telephone: (202) 772-9091

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From: Phillip Klesius

Dear Christine,
I will withdraw my appeal since agency will express log research misconduct FOIA.
Phillip Klesius, PhD

From: Phillip Klesius

Dear Christine,
I will withdraw my appeal since agency will express log research misconduct FOIA.
Phillip Klesius, PhD

From: Phillip Klesius

Appeal of 2016 OSEC 03403-F
Please send the records requested "Log of research misconduct made in fiscal 2014" Department Agriculture has posted asummary of research misconduct allegations report for May -April 2014. if not Chief Scientist Office USDA The Research Integrity Office who is responsible compllation data research misconductfor USDA. Thanks
Phillip Klesius, PhD

From: Jordan, Christine - OCIO

Good afternoon, Mr. Klesius.

Attached is a formal acknowledgment of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) appeal regarding 2016-OSEC-03403-F. Although you have withdrawn this appeal, and provided the U.S. Department of Agriculture, FOIA Service Center an opportunity to provide responsive records, this formal letter is necessary to complete the correspondence cycle of your appeal notification.

Thank you very much for assisting with your request.

Best,
Christine Jordan
Sr. FOIA Analyst/Attorney
USDA/OCIO Contractor
FOIA Service Center
Patriot Plaza III, 355 E Street, SW
Washington DC 20024
Telephone: (202) 772-9091

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  • 2016-OSEC-03403-F Letter in Response to Appeal - ECM-signed

From: Phillip Klesius

Please sure that USDA provides these records requested. These are public records of USDA research misconduct investigations, not a 2014 misconduct summary posted. This simple request has past due! Thanks
Phillip Klesius, PhD

From: Phillip Klesius

Please sure that USDA provides these records requested. These are public records of USDA research misconduct investigations, not a 2014 misconduct summary posted. This simple request has past due! Thanks
Phillip Klesius, PhD

From: Jordan, Christine - OCIO

Good morning, Mr. Klesius.

Attached is a supplemental final response letter and responsive Excel Spreadsheet associated with the FOIA request you submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, FOIA Service Center, 2016-OSEC-03403-F. Thank you very much for your patience as we provided this supplemental response.

Best,
Christine Jordan
Sr. FOIA Analyst/Attorney
USDA/OCIO Contractor
FOIA Service Center
Patriot Plaza III, 355 E Street, SW
Washington DC 20024
Telephone: (202) 772-9091

This electronic message contains information generated by the USDA solely for the intended recipients. Any unauthorized interception of this message or the use or disclosure of the information it contains may violate the law and subject the violator to civil or criminal penalties. If you believe you have received this message in error, please notify the sender and delete the email immediately.

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