FY2013 FOIA Log (Defense Threat Reduction Agency)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency of the United States of America.
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From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A log of all FOIA requests made in fiscal year 2013.

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.


Jason Smathers

From: Bryant-williams, Gloria J CONTRACTOR

FOIA Case Number: 14-011
Date of Request: October 21, 2012
Date Request Received: October 21, 2013

Dear Mr. Murkrock:

Your request has been forwarded to the appropriate office within the Defense Threat Reduction Agency for processing. You requested a log of all FOIA requests made in fiscal year 2013. We make every effort to respond within the 20 business days as stipulated in the FOIA, however the processing of your request may exceed this dependent upon the volume of the responsive documents and the complexity of the processing.

A decision to waive fees cannot be made until after responsive documents to be disclosed have been reviewed for "public interest". A waive or reduction of fees shall be provided when the requested documents are in the public interest and contribute to the public understanding of the operations or activities of the Agency.

Should you need further assistance regarding this request, please reference the above case number when contacting the FOIA action officer, Gloria Bryant-Williams, at (703) 767-0137, or the requester service center at (703) 767- 1792 or efoia@dtra.mil

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 21, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-011.

Thank you for your help.

From: Bryant-williams, Gloria J CONTRACTOR

Good Morning Mr. Smathers:

Please see attached regarding your FOIA request.

Gloria Bryant-Williams
FOIA/Privacy Analyst
Phacil (contractor support)
Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Office
703-767-0137/703-767-1792 (requester service center) efoia@dtra.mil