Nuclear 17

Patrick Howell O'Neill filed this request with the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # 2017-HQFO-00989
Due July 28, 2017
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Patrick Howell O'Neill

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All memos, reports, guidelines, procedures, summaries, and emails pertaining to the event, codenamed "Nuclear 17," in which a cyber intrusion took place affecting multiple nuclear power generation sites in 2017. The event was reported by media (https://www.eenews.net/stories/1060056628) and acknowledged by a representative from the North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC).

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,

Patrick Howell O'Neill

From: US DHS Privacy Office

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From: US DHS Privacy Office

Good(morning/afternoon) Mr. Howell O'Neill,
Please find attached an acknowledgement of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A), dated [REQUEST DATE]. V/R, I&A FOIA Officer
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
I&A FOIA@hq.dhs.gov (mailto:FOIA@hq.dhs.gov(202) (202) 887-4883

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From: FOIA, NPPD

Re: 2017-NPFO-00605

Dear Mr. O'Neill:

This acknowledges receipt of your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act (FOIA/PA) request to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), dated June 29, 2017, and seeking records relating to all memos, reports, guidelines, procedures, summaries, and emails pertaining to the event, codenamed "Nuclear 17," in which a cyber intrusion took place affecting multiple nuclear power generation sites in 2017. Your perfected request was transferred to DHS's National Protection and Programs Directorate for response and received in this office on July 3, 2017.

Due to the increasing number of FOIA requests received by this office, we may encounter some delay in processing your request. Per Section 5.5(a) of the DHS FOIA regulations, 6 C.F.R. Part 5, the Department processes FOIA requests according to their order of receipt. Although DHS' goal is to respond within 20 business days of receipt of your request, the FOIA does permit a 10-day extension of this time period. We will make every effort to comply with your request in a timely manner.

Provisions of the Act allow us to recover part of the cost of complying with your request. We shall charge you for records in accordance with the DHS Interim FOIA regulations as they apply to non-commercial requestors. As a non-commercial requestor you will be charged 10- cents a page for duplication, although the first 100 pages are free, as are the first two hours of search time, after which you will pay the per quarter-hour rate ($4.00, $7.00, $10.25) of the searcher. We will construe the submission of your request as an agreement to pay up to $25.00. You will be contacted before any further fees are accrued.

We have queried the appropriate component of DHS for responsive records. If any responsive records are located, they will be reviewed for determination of releasability. Please be assured that one of the processors in our office will respond to your request as expeditiously as possible. We appreciate your patience as we proceed with your request.

Your request has been assigned reference number 2017-NPFO-00605. Please refer to this identifier in any future correspondence. You may contact this office at 703-872-7021.

Sincerely,

NPPF FOIA OFFICE
National Protection and Programs Directorate
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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