FY2013 FOIA Log (Environmental Protection Agency)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States of America.
Tracking # EPA-HQ-2014-00922
Status
Completed

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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.

Sincerely,

Jason Smathers

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.

Thank you for your help.

From: Environmental Protection Agency

Mr. Smathers, when your request was submitted you sent it to the Office
of Inspector General (OIG) and they forwarded your request to the FOIA
Office on November 5th to be given a tracking number which is
EPA-HQ-2014-00922. The OIG is handling your request. Please contact Mr.
Scott Levine at 202-566-0641 or by email at levine.scott@epa.gov. for
the status of your request.

Thank you
Cynthia Floyd-Coleman.
Office of Environmental Information
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
(202) 566-1667
email:

From: Jason Smathers <requests@muckrock.com>
To: FOIA HQ@EPA
Date: 12/13/2013 05:04 AM
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information Request: FY2013 FOIA Log
(Environmental Protection Agency)
Sent by: requests@muckrock.com

December 13, 2013
Environmental Protection Agency
National Freedom of Information Officer
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (2822T)
Washington, DC 20460

This is a follow up to a previous request:

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.

Thank you for your help.

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On Oct. 21, 2013:

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.

Sincerely,

Jason Smathers

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 8461
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

PLEASE NOTE the new address as well as the fact that improperly
addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than MuckRock News)
requests might be returned by the USPS as undeliverable.

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 #EPA-HQ-2014-00922.

Thank you for your help.

From: Levine, Scott

Dear Mr. Smathers:

Thank you for your inquiry regarding EPA-HQ-2014-000922. Our office sent a final disposition to you via email on November 19, 2013. The documents released can be found in the FOIAonline system at https://foiaonline.regulations.gov:443/foia/action/public/view/record/8015b2e7. Additionally, I have attached the final disposition letter for the request.

Please let me know if you have any additional questions.
Best regards,
Scott

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Scott Levine
Associate Counsel / OIG FOIA Officer
Office of Inspector General, Office of Counsel
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Phone: (202) 566-1512
Fax: (202) 566-0870
levine.scott@epa.gov<mailto:levine.scott@epa.gov>

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