Martha Williams Tobias

Jimmy Tobias filed this request with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of the United States of America.
Tracking #

DOI-FWS-2022-001596

Status
Completed

Communications

From: Jimmy Tobias

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all written or electronic communications send or received by Martha Williams that include the following key word: "Tobias". This requests seeks records produced since January 20, 2021

I am a reporter with The Guardian and other outlets.

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,

Jimmy Tobias

From: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/submissionDetails?trackingNumber=DOI-FWS-2022-001596&type=request)

* Tracking Number: DOI-FWS-2022-001596
* Requester Name:
Jimmy Tobias
* Date Submitted: 01/17/2022
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description:
To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all written or electronic communications send or received by Martha Williams that include the following key word: "Tobias". This requests seeks records produced since January 20, 2021

I am a reporter with The Guardian and other outlets.

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,

Jimmy Tobias

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From: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request DOI-FWS-2022-001596 has been
determined to be not applicable as the request is not billable.

* Fee Waiver Original Justification:
I am a reporter with The Guardian and other outlets.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
* Fee Waiver Disposition Reason:
N/A

From: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) FOIA office received your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, dated 01/17/2022, and assigned it control number DOI-FWS-2022-001596. Please cite this number in any future communications with our office regarding your request. Fee Category and Fee
We have classified you as a representative of the news media.  As such, we may charge you for some of our duplication costs, but we will not charge you for our search or review costs; you also are entitled to up to 100 pages of photocopies (or an equivalent volume) for free. See .  If, after taking into consideration your fee category entitlements, our processing costs are less than $50.00, we will not bill you because the cost of collection would be greater than the fee collected. (http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=0fc3ab3499768eebc2e3691c8cf88dec&rgn=div5&view=text&node=43:1.1.1.1.2&idno=43#43:1.1.1.1.2.7.5.3) 43 C.F.R. § 2.39 See 43 C.F.R. § 2.37(g)
Because there is no billable cost to process your request, there is no need to address your fee waiver request. Multitrack Processing
We use Multitrack Processing to process FOIA requests.  The Simple track is for requests that would generally take one to five workdays to process.  The Normal track is for requests that would generally take six to twenty workdays to process.  The Complex track is for requests that would generally take twenty-one to sixty workdays to process.  The Extraordinary track is for requests that would generally take more than sixty workdays to process.  The Expedited track is for requests that have been granted expedited processing, which are processed as soon as practicable.  Within each track, requests are usually processed on a first-in, first-out basis. Your request falls into the Normal processing track. For additional information please feel free to contact us at fwhq_foia@fws.gov or by phone at 703-358-2239. (mailto:fwhq_foia@fws.gov)

From: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Hello, Mr. Tobias-
We have received responsive records and are reviewing them. I anticipate sending an interim response in the next couple of weeks; however, if there is a government shutdown, this could delay our response.

Thank you,

Stacey Cummins
Acting FOIA Officer
US Fish and Wildlife Service
303-236-4473
Pronouns: she, her, hers

From: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Hello, Mr. Tobias-
We should have a final response to you by the end of this week.

Thank you,

Stacey Cummins
Acting FOIA Officer
US Fish and Wildlife Service
303-236-4473
Pronouns: she, her, hers

From: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Dear Mr. Tobias,

Please see attached FOIA response letter and released records.

Sincerely,
David Tischer FOIA Coordinator Albuquerque Regional Office U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – HQ/FOIA

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