Memo on Embarrassing Records (EPA)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States of America.
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HQ-FOI-00493-12

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From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

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

How and When to Purge Divisional Case Files of Material Which Could Prove Embarrassing if Released Under an FOIA or Congressional Request.

This EPA memo is cited in the Book Freedom at Risk by Richard Currey.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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,

Jason Smathers

From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Sept. 15, 2011. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Sept. 15, 2011. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA_HQ@epamail.epa.gov

Mr. Smathers,

Please provide FOIA Request number. Thank you.

Linda E. Green
Office of Environmental Information
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
(202) 566-1105
email: lindae.green@epa.gov

From: MuckRock.com

No response number has been given, and we have not received an acknowledgement letter of this request.

From: FOIA HQ <FOIA_HQ@epamail.epa.gov>

Mr. Smathers,

After thorough research, we are unable to confirm receipt of this
request. Please re-submit.

Linda E. Green - SEE
Office of Environmental Information
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
(202) 566-1105
email: lindae.green@epa.gov

From: MuckRock.com

This is a resubmitted copy of the request.

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To Whom It May Concern:

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

How and When to Purge Divisional Case Files of Material Which Could Prove Embarrassing if Released Under an FOIA or Congressional Request.

This EPA memo is cited in the Book Freedom at Risk by Richard Currey.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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,

Jason Smathers

From: Environmental Protection Agency

From: Environmental Protection Agency

From: Environmental Protection Agency

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Sept. 15, 2011. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #HQ-FOI-00493-12.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Sept. 15, 2011. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #HQ-FOI-00493-12.

Thank you for your help.

From: Environmental Protection Agency

From: Environmental Protection Agency

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