Henry Kerner Emails

Taylor Amarel filed this request with the Office of Special Counsel of the United States of America.
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FOIA-2019-134

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From: Taylor Amarel


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

All emails sent to, from, or copied to: Henry Kerner, from January 1, 2016 to Present Day containing any of the following non-case-sensitive key-string "Hong Kong". After conducting a search to determine how many email records exist, if these records are too cumbersome to go through, please let me know the total number of records for the time period requested and I may desire to modify my request to limit the keywords or timeframe.

You may exclude emails that may be classified as newsletters, junk, or spam.

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.

Sincerely,

Taylor Amarel

From: Office of Special Counsel

[cid:image001.png@01D56499.C61FBBC0]U.S. OFFICE OF SPECIAL COUNSEL

1730 M Street, N.W., Suite 218

Washington, DC 20036-4505

(202) 804-7000

September 6, 2019

Mr. Taylor Amarel

MuckRock News

411 A Highland Avenue Dept MR 55560

Somerville, MA 02144-2156

Via : requests@muckrock.com

Re: Freedom of Information Act and/or Privacy Act Request (#FOIA-2019-134)

Dear Mr. Amarel:

This letter acknowledges that the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) received your August 23, 2019 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and/or Privacy Act (PA) request on September 6, 2019. We understand your request to be "all emails sent to, from, or copied to: Henry Kerner containing any of the following non-case-sensitive key-string "Hong Kong". (Date Range for Record Search: From 1/1/2016 To 9/6/2019). Your request has been assigned tracking number FOIA-2019-134. Please refer to this tracking number in future communications with OSC regarding this request. OSC generally processes requests in the order in which they were received.

If you have any questions, would otherwise like to discuss your request, or you require dispute resolution services, please feel free to contact Mahala Dar, OSC's Chief FOIA Officer and acting FOIA Public Liaison, at mdar@osc.gov or at (202) 804-7000. Please reference the above-noted tracking number if you call or write. Additionally, you may contact the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administration to inquire about the FOIA mediation services they offer.[1]<https://usosc-my.sharepoint.com/personal/tndongo_osc_gov/Documents/Documents/COSC/FOIA/Templates/Standard%20Language%20for%20FOIA%20Exemptions.docx#_ftn1>

With kind regards,

/s/

Chauncey Lawson

FOIA Team

Office of the Clerk

________________________________

[1]<https://usosc-my.sharepoint.com/personal/tndongo_osc_gov/Documents/Documents/COSC/FOIA/Templates/Standard%20Language%20for%20FOIA%20Exemptions.docx#_ftnref1> You can reach OGIS by mail at Office of Government Information Services (OGIS), National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, Room 2510, College Park, MD, 20740-6001; by email at ogis@nara.gov; by fax at 202-741-5769; or by telephone at 202-741-5770 or toll-free at 1-877-684-6448.

From: Taylor Amarel

Thank you for the update!

From: Office of Special Counsel

Dear Mr. Amarel:

Please be advised that this is a status update on your pending FOIA request with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC). Generally, OSC processes requests in the order that it is received. Your request is number 89 of 91 in our processing queue. We are in the process of searching for records and/or reviewing the records for release determination. If you have any questions and/or concerns, please feel free to email foiarequest@osc.gov<mailto:foiarequest@osc.gov>.

Thank you,

/s/

Mike Eby
FOIA Team
Office of the Clerk

From: Office of Special Counsel

Greetings,

This message serves as a status update for FOIA request No. FOIA-2019-134. Your request is 64th out of 82 requests in our processing queue. Your request is currently in the search for records stage of processing. OSC generally processes requests on a first come first serve basis.

If you have any questions, would otherwise like to discuss your request or you require dispute resolution services, please feel free to contact Mahala Dar, OSC’s Chief FOIA Officer and acting FOIA Public Liaison, at mdar@osc.gov<mailto:mdar@osc.gov> or at (202) 804-7000. Please reference the above-noted tracking number if you call or write. Additionally, you may contact the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administration to inquire about the FOIA mediation services they offer.

With kind regards,

Mr. Chauncey Lawson
FOIA Team
U.S. Office of Special Counsel
1730 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 804-7070 – Office
(202) 254-3711 – Fax
[Twitter icon]<https://twitter.com/US_OSC>[osc_400x400]<https://osc.gov/>

NOTICE: This e-mail may contain information that is sensitive, confidential, and/or protected by the attorney work product, law enforcement, deliberative process, or other privilege, and may be used only by the person or entity to which it is addressed. If the reader of this e-mail is not the intended recipient or his or her authorized agent, the reader is hereby notified that any review, distribution, dissemination, copying or other use of this e-mail is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please notify the sender by replying to this email and delete this material from your computer.

From: Office of Special Counsel

Greetings,

This message serves as a status update for your FOIA request with OSC. Your request is number 63 out of 82 pending in our processing queue. Your request is currently in the search for records stage of processing. OSC generally processes requests on a first come first serve basis.

If you have any questions, would otherwise like to discuss your request, or you require dispute resolution services, please feel free to contact Ms. Mahala Dar, OSC’s Chief FOIA Officer and acting FOIA Public Liaison, at mdar@osc.gov<mailto:mdar@osc.gov> or at (202) 804-7000. Please reference the above-noted tracking number if you call or write. Additionally, you may contact the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administration to inquire about the FOIA mediation services they offer.

Respectfully,

Mr. Chauncey Lawson
FOIA Team
U.S. Office of Special Counsel
1730 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 804-7070 – Office
(202) 254-3711 – Fax
[Twitter icon]<https://twitter.com/US_OSC>[osc_400x400]<https://osc.gov/>

NOTICE: This e-mail may contain information that is sensitive, confidential, and/or protected by the attorney work product, law enforcement, deliberative process, or other privilege, and may be used only by the person or entity to which it is addressed. If the reader of this e-mail is not the intended recipient or his or her authorized agent, the reader is hereby notified that any review, distribution, dissemination, copying or other use of this e-mail is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please notify the sender by replying to this email and delete this material from your computer.

From: Office of Special Counsel

Greetings,

Please be advised that this is a status update on your pending OFIA request with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC). Generally, OSC process requests in the order that it is received. Your request FOIA-2019-134 has been closed due to it being a duplicate of a previous request. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email foiarequest@osc.gov<mailto:foiarequest@osc.gov>.

FOIA Team
U.S. Office of Special Counsel
1730 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 804-7070 – Office
(202) 254-3711 – Fax
[Twitter icon]<https://twitter.com/US_OSC>[osc_400x400]<https://osc.gov/>

NOTICE: This e-mail may contain information that is sensitive, confidential, and/or protected by the attorney work product, law enforcement, deliberative process, or other privilege, and may be used only by the person or entity to which it is addressed. If the reader of this e-mail is not the intended recipient or his or her authorized agent, the reader is hereby notified that any review, distribution, dissemination, copying or other use of this e-mail is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please notify the sender by replying to this email and delete this material from your computer.

From: Taylor Amarel

Hi,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Sincerely,
Taylor Amarel

From: Office of Special Counsel

Greetings,

Please be advised that this is a status update on your pending FOIA request with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC). Generally, OSC process requests in the order that it is received. Your request, FOIA-2019-134 now closed. It was determined that this request was a duplicate. If you have any questions and/or concerns, please feel free to email foiarequest@osc.gov<mailto:foiarequest@osc.gov>.

With kind regards,

FOIA Team

U.S. Office of Special Counsel
1730 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 804-7070 – Office
(202) 254-3711 – Fax
[Twitter icon]<https://twitter.com/US_OSC>[osc_400x400]<https://osc.gov/>

NOTICE: This e-mail may contain information that is sensitive, confidential, and/or protected by the attorney work product, law enforcement, deliberative process, or other privilege, and may be used only by the person or entity to which it is addressed. If the reader of this e-mail is not the intended recipient or his or her authorized agent, the reader is hereby notified that any review, distribution, dissemination, copying or other use of this e-mail is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please notify the sender by replying to this email and delete this material from your computer.

From: Office of Special Counsel

Dear Mr. Amarel:

Please see the attached final release letter for FOIA Request FOIA-2019-128.

Feel free to contact me with any questions and/or concerns.

Thank you,
Mahala

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Mahala Dar, Esq.
Clerk
Office of the Clerk
U.S. Office of Special Counsel
1730 M Street, N.W., Suite 218
Washington, DC 20036-4505
☎: (202) 804-7000
✉: mdar@osc.gov<mailto:mdar@osc.gov>
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NOTICE: This message and any attachments may contain information that is sensitive, confidential, or legally privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, please immediately notify the sender and delete this email from your system; you should not copy, use, or disclose its contents. Thank you for your cooperation.

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