FY2013 FOIA Log (Department of Energy, Idaho National Laboratory)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the Department of Energy, Idaho National Laboratory of the United States of America.


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: Hoiland, Al

Mr. Smathers,

In response to your recent Freedom Of Information Request (FOIA) request in
which you are seeking "a log of all FOIA requests made in fiscal year

Be advised that Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC is a private contractor that
operates the Idaho National Laboratory pursuant to the provisions of our
prime contract (DE-AC07-05ID14517) with the Department of Energy (DOE). Only
agency records maintained by the federal government are subject to FOIA.
"Agency records" have been defined as documents which are either generated
or acquired by an agency, and are under agency control at the time of the
FOIA request submission.

The appropriate official for this request is:

Mr. Clayton Ogilvie
FOIA Officer, DOE-Idaho Operations Office
1955 Freemont Ave.
Idaho Falls, ID 83415-1203

Consequently, BEA considers this matter/request closed and the file/record
will be updated accordingly. Please contact me if you have any questions.


Al Hoiland
FOIA/PA & Export Compliance
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC.
P.O. Box 3107
Idaho Falls, ID 83415-3107

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From: MuckRock

Mr. Ogilvie,

Please see below for a FOIA request originally sent to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC. Please confirm receipt.

Thank you.

From: Ogilvie, Clayton

Got it and will process it.

From: Department of Energy, Idaho National Laboratory

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: Department of Energy, Idaho National Laboratory

A copy of documents responsive to the request.