|Submitted||Dec. 19, 2016|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
All applications for protest permits — or Public Gathering Permit Applications (Special Events or Demonstration) — made to the National Park Service for January 20, 2017 in Washington D.C..
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.
Jack Smith IV
The information you have requested is already available online at:
https://www.nps.gov/aboutus/foia/foia-frd.htm. Posted materials include a
log of all permit applications as well as copies of approved permits.
Please let me know if the posted information does not meet your needs. If
we do not hear from you within 20 workdays we will assume you are no longer
interested in this matter and will close the file on your request.
that there was a procedural deficiency in this
you have the right to appeal. You may file an appeal by writing to:
Freedom of Information Act Appeals Officer
Office of the Solicitor
U.S. Department of the Interior
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20240
Your appeal must be received no later than 30 workdays after the date of
this response. The appeal should be marked, both on the envelope and the
face of the appeal letter, with the legend "FREEDOM OF INFORMATION APPEAL."
Your appeal should be accompanied by a copy of your original request and
copies of all correspondence between yourself and the National Park Service
related to this request, along with any information you have which leads
you to believe our response to be in error. Note, any appeal received
after 5 p.m. EST will be considered to have been received on the next
Additionally, because the National Park Service creates and maintains law
enforcement records, we are required by the Department of Justice to
provide the following information, even though it may or may not apply to
your specific request. Congress excluded three discrete categories of law
enforcement and national security records from the requirements of the
FOIA. See 5 U.S.C. 552(c) (2006 & Supp. IV 2010). This response is limited
to those records that are subject to the requirements of the FOIA. This is
a standard notification that we are required to give all our requesters and
should not be taken as an indication that excluded records do, or do not,
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