FY2013 FOIA Log (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Region 3 Migratory Birds and State Programs)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 3 Migratory Birds and State Programs of the United States of America.
Tracking # FWS-2014-00025
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: Percy, Pat

Mr. Smathers,

Your FOIA request has been forwarded to me for a response. I am the FOIA
Coordinator for Region 3 (Midwest Region) of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service. I am seeking clarification on your request. Are you asking for a
log of the Region 3 FOIA requests that were assigned only to the Region 3
Migratory Bird Division? If you would like to discuss your request via
phone, please contact me at (612) 713-5122. Thank you.

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From: <requests@muckrock.com>
Date: Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 9:47 AM
Subject: Freedom of Information Request: FY2013 FOIA Log (U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service Region 3 Migratory Birds and State Programs)
To: Valerie_Redmond@fws.gov

October 21, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Region 3 Migratory Birds and State Programs

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 8587
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: Jason Smathers

I have submitted multiple copies of this request to various agencies. This specific request is only for Region 3 Migratory Birds and State Programs.

From: Percy, Pat

Mr. Smathers,

Attached please find the acknowledgement and transmittal letter for your
recent FOIA as well as a PDF attachment that contains the requested
information. I would appreciate acknowledgement of this email and the two
attachments.

From: Percy, Pat

Hello,

I would appreciate acknowledgement of this email and attachments.

Pat

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Percy, Pat <pat_percy@fws.gov>
Date: Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 9:05 AM
Subject: FOIA Request FWS-2014-00025
To: requests@muckrock.com

Mr. Smathers,

Attached please find the acknowledgement and transmittal letter for your
recent FOIA as well as a PDF attachment that contains the requested
information. I would appreciate acknowledgement of this email and the two
attachments.

--
Pat Percy
FOIA Coordinator
Information Technology Specialist
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
5600 American Boulevard W. Room 920
Bloomington, MN 55437-1458
612/713-5122
FAX: 612/713-5293

From: Jason Smathers

Got it. Thank you very much.

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