Interaction with Chicago Dept of Water Mgmt water testing

Brandon Smith filed this request with the Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5 of the United States of America.
Tracking # EPA-R5-2017-001464
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From: Brandon Smith

To Whom It May Concern:

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

1. all emails and copies of all paper letters exchanged between staff of USEPA and the city of Chicago Department of Water Management that pertain to the Jardine or South water testing facilities from January 1, 2009 to August 19, 2006.
2. all inspection reports from USEPA for both of these plants’ labs from January 1, 2004 to July 29, 2016. “All inspection reports” necessarily include (but are not limited to) “proficiency reports” and reports from the “quality assurance program.”
3. all documentation and communication written as followups to inspections of the facilities listed above.
4. Documents sufficient to show all rules and regulations governing the quality of the water that IEPA requires municipalities to abide by
5. Documents sufficient to show all rules and regulations governing the testing of water before it is released to a municipality that the EPA requires municipalities to abide by

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,

Brandon Smith

From: Arcaute, Francisco

Brandon Smith, MuckRock.com:
In order to file a FOIA request, please click on the following page:

https://foiaonline.regulations.gov/foia/action/public/request/publicPreCreate
Thanks

Francisco Arcaute
US EPA press office
312 886 7613

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

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

1. all emails and copies of all paper letters exchanged between staff of USEPA and the city of Chicago Department of Water Management that pertain to the Jardine or South water testing facilities from January 1, 2009 to August 19, 2006.
2. all inspection reports from USEPA for both of these plants’ labs from January 1, 2004 to July 29, 2016. “All inspection reports” necessarily include (but are not limited to) “proficiency reports” and reports from the “quality assurance program.”
3. all documentation and communication written as followups to inspections of the facilities listed above.
4. Documents sufficient to show all rules and regulations governing the quality of the water that IEPA requires municipalities to abide by
5. Documents sufficient to show all rules and regulations governing the testing of water before it is released to a municipality that the EPA requires municipalities to abide by

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,

Brandon Smith

From: Wheatley, Jessica

Good Afternoon,
The Region 5 FOIA Office has received the request below. Our office seems to be having an issues sending messages to the email you provided. Is there another email address we could use ? I look forward to your response.

Jessica M. Wheatley
FOIA and Privacy Officer
Region 5/RMD/IMB/ISS
(312) 353-8559
Wheatley.jessica@epa.gov

----- Forwarded by Jessica Wheatley/R5/USEPA/US on 10/19/2016 04:14 PM -----

From: Wheatley, Jessica

Mr. Smith,
The Region 5 FOIA Office did not receive your request until October 18, 2016. I responding on October 19, 2016 notifying you our offices were having issues sending you emails. I asked if there was another email we could enter for your response and I did not receive a response. We can enter your request today, but if we continue to receive error messages any responses will have to be provided by mail. Please confirm if this is your mailing address:
MuckRock
DEPT MR 27842
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

I look forward to your response.

Jessica M. Wheatley
FOIA and Privacy Officer
Region 5/RMD/IMB/ISS
(312) 353-8559
Wheatley.jessica@epa.gov

From: r5foia@epa.gov

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov:443/foia/action/public/view/request?objectId=090004d2810189a0)
* Tracking Number: EPA-R5-2017-001464
* Requester Name: Brandon Smith
* Date Submitted: 11/21/2016
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: Interaction with Chicago Dept of Water Mgmt water testing

From: r5foia@epa.gov

12/20/2016 12:29 PM FOIA Request: EPA-R5-2017-001464

From: r5foia@epa.gov

EPA-R5-2017-001464 has been processed with the following final disposition: No records.

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