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Martin Peck filed this request with the Department of Energy of the United States of America.
Tracking # HQ-2016-00135-F
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From: Martin Peck

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Count of the number of Classification Guides produced by Original Classification Authorities (OCAs) on behalf of the Secretary of Energy within the Department per Executive Order 13526- Original Classification Authority. Please provide a count of classification guides in use by the Department for the years 2010 through 2015, inclusive, as available. Thank you!

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 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, DVD-R, or BD-R 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,

Martin Peck

From: Ozger, Aykut (CONTR)

Mr. Peck:

This e-mail is in reference to your FOIA request HQ-2016-00135-F with the DOE, wherein you requested "Count of the number of Classification Guides produced by Original Classification Authorities (OCAs) on behalf of the Secretary of Energy within the Department per Executive Order 13526- Original Classification Authority."

Please be advised that in order for us to process your request, you need to provide us with an amount you are willing to pay in fees. As an "other" requester, you are entitled to two (2) free hours of search time, and 100 pages at no cost. Any time spent searching for responsive records over the two (2) hours, however, will require a fee agreement. Alternatively, you can limit your search time to just the two (2) free hours.

Please provide us with this information by tomorrow.

Thank you,

Aykut Ozger, Esq.
FOIA Analyst
Central Research, Inc. Contractor
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20585
(202) 287-6814

From: Ozger, Aykut (CONTR)

Mr. Peck:

I am following up on my e-mail of yesterday. Please respond by December 4, 2015. If we don't hear from you by December 4, 2015, regarding a fee agreement, we will be closing your case.

Thank you,

Aykut Ozger, Esq.
FOIA Analyst
Central Research, Inc. Contractor
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20585
(202) 287-6814

From: Martin Peck

Please limit search time to TWO (2) HOURS. Please indicate if additional search time beyond this limit is needed. I am willing to constrain search parameters to reduce search time. Thank you!

From: Department of Energy

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Ozger, Aykut (CONTR)

Dear Mr. Peck,

We are waiting for SME’s response to the request. Once we have the response, we will let you know of the outcome of your request.

Please feel free to contact me if you have additional questions.

Thank you,

Aykut Ozger, Esq.
FOIA Analyst
Central Research, Inc. Contractor
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20585
(202) 287-6814

From: Ozger, Aykut (CONTR)

Good morning Mr. Peck,

We followed up with the program office, and this request is still being reviewed by the SME. We will provide you with an update once we hear from the program office.

Thank you,

Aykut Ozger

From: Ozger, Aykut (CONTR)

Dear Mr. Peck,

Thank you for following up. The program office is still reviewing this file, and as soon as they finish their review, we will let you know.

Thank you for your patience.

Kind Regards,

Aykut Ozger, Esq.
FOIA Analyst
Central Research, Inc. Contractor
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20585
(202) 287-6814

From: Ozger, Aykut (CONTR)

Mr. Peck,

I attach the Department of Energy's final response letter for your FOIA request # HQ-2016-00135-F.

Thank you,

Aykut Ozger, Esq.
FOIA Analyst
Central Research, Inc. Contractor
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20585
(202) 287-6814

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