|Multi Request||Gov't shutdown impact on FOIA|
|Submitted||Jan. 29, 2019|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
Copies of emails, memos, letters, reports, statistics and other records mentioning or describing the 2018–19 United States federal government shutdown (2018 December 22 - 2019 January 25) on the processing of FOIA requests or handling of FOIA-related litigation, as well as on other public transparency, disclosure or declassification programs.
Please see attached for fee category information and a waiver request.
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.
From: Smith, Llewellyn
Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2019 4:46 PM
To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org' <email@example.com>
Subject: DOE FOIA HQ-2019-00489-F
Attached is an acknowledgment letter for your FOIA request. You requested the following:
Copies of emails, memos, letters, reports, statistics and other records mentioning or describing the 2018-19 United States federal government shutdown (2018 December 22 - 2019 January 25) on the processing of FOIA requests or handling of FOIA-related litigation, as well as on other public transparency, disclosure or declassification programs.
At this point, HQ is trying to determine which office will have the responsive documents for your request.
Government Information Specialist
Attached is a signed interim letter in response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.
Dear Ms. Best,
I have attached a final response to FOIA Requests HQ-2019-00489-F. Please let me know if you have any questions.
Michelle Burgess, Esq.
Central Research, Inc. Contractor
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20585