Leak referrals and consultations (Environmental Protection Agency)

Emma Best filed this request with the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States of America.
Tracking #

EPA-HQ-2019-006046

Multi Request Leak referrals and consultations
Due June 24, 2019
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Emma Best

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Copies of documents, including but not limited to emails, memos, letters, reports, briefs and call logs, referring to, discussing or generated as a result of referrals to and consultations with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other components of the Department of Justice (Criminal Division, Civil Division, National Security Division, the Attorney General's office, etc.), regarding instances of unauthorized disclosures of information (AKA leaks) for investigation and/or prosecution between January 20, 1981 (or the date of creation of this agency, whichever came first) and the present.

I request "news media" status and a fee waiver, see attached.

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,

Emma Best

From: Environmental Protection Agency

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/submissionDetails?trackingNumber=EPA-HQ-2019-006046&type=request)
* Tracking Number: EPA-HQ-2019-006046
* Requester Name: Emma Best
* Date Submitted: 05/29/2019
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Copies of documents, including but not limited to emails, memos, letters, reports, briefs and call logs, referring to, discussing or generated as a result of referrals to and consultations with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other components of the Department of Justice (Criminal Division, Civil Division, National Security Division, the Attorney General's office, etc.), regarding instances of unauthorized disclosures of information (AKA leaks) for investigation and/or prosecution between January 20, 1981 (or the date of creation of this agency, whichever came first) and the present.

I request "news media" status and a fee waiver, see attached.

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,

Emma Best

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From: Environmental Protection Agency

The FOIA request - EPA-HQ-2019-006046 description has been modified. Additional details for this item are as follows:
* Tracking Number: EPA-HQ-2019-006046
* Requester: Emma Best
* Submitted Date: 05/28/2019
* Description: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Copies of documents, including but not limited to emails, memos, letters, reports, briefs and call logs, referring to, discussing or generated as a result of referrals to and consultations with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other components of the Department of Justice (Criminal Division, Civil Division, National Security Division, the Attorney General's office, etc.), regarding instances of unauthorized disclosures of information (AKA leaks) for investigation and/or prosecution between January 20, 1981 (or the date of creation of this agency, whichever came first) and the present.

I request "news media" status and a fee waiver, see attached.

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,

Emma Best

Attachments:

https://cdn.muckrock.com/outbound_composer_attachments/TheEmmaBest/70885/Fee20category20and20search20parameters.pdf
Upload documents directly: https://https://www.muckrock.comhttps://accounts.muckrock.com/accounts/login/?url_auth_token=AAAVOrQDzBj0lNIsLvFwQcazlQ4%3A1hVoZf%3A2ZUcUwahc_ZDP2n6nQdVXPQHVWI&next=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.muckrock.com%2Faccounts%2Flogin%2F%3Fnext%3D%252Faccounts%252Fagency_login%252Fenvironmental-protection-agency-75%252Fleak-referrals-and-consultations-environmental-protection-agency-74152%252F%253Femail%253D%252522FOIA%252BHQ%252522%252B%25253CFOIA_HQ%252540epa.gov%25253E

From: Environmental Protection Agency

Hello,
This letter concerns the above-referenced Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, received by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National FOIA Office (NFO) on May 29, 2019. You are seeking "[C]opies of documents, including but not limited to emails, memos, letters, reports, briefs and call logs, referring to, discussing or generated as a result of referrals to and consultations with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other components of the Department of Justice (Criminal Division, Civil Division, National Security Division, the Attorney General's office, etc.), regarding instances of unauthorized disclosures of information (AKA leaks) for investigation and/or prosecution between January 20, 1981 (or the date of creation of this agency, whichever came first) and the present."
Your FOIA request is being assigned to EPA’s Office of Inspector General for processing.  If you have any questions about the processing of your request, please contact the above-mentioned office and reference your request tracking number.   You may contact OIG’s Scott Levine at (202) 566-0641 or . levine.scott@epa.gov (mailto:levine.scott@epa.gov)
We have your received your request for a fee waiver and the determination will be sent in a separate correspondence.
If you need any further assistance or would like to discuss any aspect of your request, you may seek assistance from EPA’s FOIA Public Liaison at hq.foia@epa.gov or call (202) 566-1667. You may also seek assistance from the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS). You may contact OGIS in any of the following ways: by mail, Office of Government Information Services, National Archives and Records Administration, 8610 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001; email: ogis@nara.gov; telephone: (202) 741-5770 or (877) 684-6448; or fax: (202) 741-5769.  For all media inquiries, please contact press@epa.gov.
Sincerely, Wendy Schumacher
National FOIA Office

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