Gov't shutdown impact on FOIA (Department of the Interior)

Emma North-Best filed this request with the Department of the Interior of the United States of America.
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Multi Request Gov't shutdown impact on FOIA
Due Feb. 27, 2019
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Emma North-Best

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.


Emma Best

From: Department of the Interior

Dear Ms. Best,

Please find attached the acknowledgement letter for FOIA request

Department of the Interior
Office of the Secretary, FOIA Office
1849 C Street, NW, MS-7328
Washington, D.C. 20240
(202) 513-0765 - phone
(202) 219-2374 - fax