Jim Kurth Correspondence I

Jimmy Tobias filed this request with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of the United States of America.
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FWS-2018-00232

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From: Jimmy Tobias

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all written or electronic correspondence, including attachments, sent or received by Deputy Director for Operations Jim Kurth containing one or more of the following words or phrases: "elephant", "elephants", "tusk", "trophy", "trophies", "Safari Club", "Safari Club International", "Zimbabwe" and/or "Zambia". This request pertains to records produced between September 1, 2017 and the date this request is processed. If possible, I would like to receive the records in electronic format.

I am a reporter for Pacific Standard magazine, and the requested documents will be made available to the general public. 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,

Jimmy Tobias

From: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Dear Jimmy Tobias,

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Headquarters FOIA Office
received your FOIA request dated November 28, 2017. We have assigned your
request FOIA number FWS-2018-00232; please refer to this number when
inquiring about your request. The response to your request will be
coordinated by our HQ's FOIA office.

If you have any questions or concerns; please contact Shaunta Nichols at
703-358-2372 or shaunta_nichols@fws.gov <eileen_harke@fws.gov>.

Respectfully,

United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Headquarters Freedom of Information Act Office
MS: IRTM
5275 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22041

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: <requests@muckrock.com>
Date: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 1:21 PM
Subject: Freedom of Information Request: Jim Kurth Correspondence I
To: "FOIA, FWHQ" <fwhq_foia@fws.gov>

Melissa Allen
FWS FOIA Officer
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
5275 Leesburg Pike
<https://maps.google.com/?q=5275+Leesburg+Pike&entry=gmail&source=g>
MS:IRTM
Falls Church, VA 22041

November 28, 2017

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all written or electronic correspondence, including attachments,
sent or received by Deputy Director for Operations Jim Kurth containing one
or more of the following words or phrases: "elephant", "elephants", "tusk",
"trophy", "trophies", "Safari Club", "Safari Club International",
"Zimbabwe" and/or "Zambia". This request pertains to records produced
between September 1, 2017 and the date this request is processed. If
possible, I would like to receive the records in electronic format.

I am a reporter for Pacific Standard magazine, and the requested documents
will be made available to the general public. 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,

Jimmy Tobias

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United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Headquarters Freedom of Information Act Office
MS: IRTM
5275 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22041

From: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Mr. Tobias,

Please see attached.

Thank You,
Shaunta' Nichols
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United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Headquarters Freedom of Information Act Office
MS: IRTM
5275 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22041

From: Jimmy Tobias

Thank you for the follow up letter. As a representative of the news media, I am seeking a few waiver for this request (FWS-2018-00232).

Sincerely,

Jimmy Tobias

From: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Mr. Tobias:

We apologize but our response has been delayed due to the need to consult
with another agency. Your estimated completion date is 7/31.
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United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Headquarters Freedom of Information Act Office
MS: IRTM
5275 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22041

From: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Dear :

Attached is the Fish and Wildlife Service's 1st interim release letter
along with a copy of your FOIA request.

If you have any questions regarding your request please refer to your FOIA
tracking number FWS-2018-00232.

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*Government Information Specialist (FOIA) *
*U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service*
*Division of Information Resources & Technology Management*
*5275 Leesburg Pike*
*MS: IRTM*
*Falls Church, VA 22041*

*Phone: (703) 358-2698*

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