HIDTA Petitions

Daniel Welch filed this request with the National Archives and Records Administration of the United States of America.
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From: Daniel Welch

To Whom It May Concern:

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

1) All successful petitions for 'High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area' designation submitted by the 28 current HIDTA counties to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, as well as those of any former HIDTA counties that have since been undesignated as such.

2) Any similar petitions submitted to the ONDCP that were unsuccessful.

3) All internal communications between the Director and the designated panel of 'qualified, independent experts' concerning the merit of both 1) and 2)'s requests.

4) Notification delivered to the agency as to their petition's disposition.

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 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.


Daniel Welch

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 5, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: James Konicek

Dear Daniel Welch,

Enclosed is the response to your FOIA request from our Textual Reference


James Konicek
Special Access and FOIA