Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice (U.S. Department of Education)

Graham Kates filed this request with the U.S. Department of Education of the United States of America .
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17-02123-F

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From: Graham Kates

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All emails, memorandums or reports that reference the "Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice" or "EJ IWG", produced during the year 2016, and between January 1, 2017 and June 25, 2017.

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,

Graham Kates

From: ED FOIA Manager

June 29, 2017

Graham Kates
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DEPT MR 39227
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
Dear Alisa Partlan:

This is in response to your email dated June 27, 2017 requesting information pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552. Your request was received in this office on June 27, 2017.

You requested:
All emails, memorandums or reports that reference the "Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice" or "EJ IWG", produced during the year 2016, and between January 1, 2017 and June 25, 2017..

We are unable to process your request at this time, because your request does not reasonably describe the records sought under the FOIA, 5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(3)(A). In order to process your request, we need clarification or additional information. . Because we cannot search records based on the subject matter you provided additional information is required. Please advise which office(s) within the department you are seeking records from or details of the subject matter that the referenced in your request.

Your request has been placed on hold until we receive clarification or additional information. If we don't receive the necessary information on or before 7/13/17, your case will be administratively closed.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the handling of your request please contact the FOIA Public Liaison at 202-401-8365 or EDFOIAManager@ed.gov.

Sincerely,

EDFOIA Manager
FOIA Service Center
U.S. Department of Education

From: Graham Kates

Hello,

Thank you for your response. I would like to significantly narrow my request, to include just materials produced by the Assistant Secretary, Office of Management during the time period specified (January 1, 2016 through June 25, 2017).

Best,

Graham Kates
Reporter
CBS News
KatesG@cbsnews.com

From: Graham Kates

Hello,

Thank you for your response. I would like to significantly narrow my request, to include just materials produced by the Assistant Secretary, Office of Management during the time period specified (January 1, 2016 through June 25, 2017).

Best,

Graham Kates
Reporter
CBS News
KatesG@cbsnews.com

From: Jones, Kim

This is the Department's acknowledgment of your request for information pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552. Your request was forwarded to the primary responsible office(s) for action.
Any future correspondence or questions regarding your request, please contact the FOIA Public Liaison at
202-401-8365 or EDFOIAManager@ed.gov

  • Department of Education FOIA Acknowledgment Letter - 17-02123-F

From: Short, Jacqueline (Contractor)

Good morning:

Please see the attached document concerning your FOIA request to the Department of Education FOIA Service Center.

v/r,

JACQUELINE (JACKIE) M. SHORT
FOIA Analyst
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Ave. SW, Room 4C155
Washington, DC 20202-4510

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