|Submitted||Feb. 18, 2013|
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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:
All documents, including air quality test results, from EPA testing performed in the area of the east side of Pensacola, FL between 2002-2005.
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.
Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request EPA-R4-2013-003881 has been fully granted. Additional details for this request are as follows:
Request Created on: 02/20/2013
Request Long Description: all documents, including air quality test results, from EPA testing performed in the area of the east side of Pensacola, Florida between 2002 - 2005
03/05/2013 07:42 PM FOIA Request: EPA-R4-2013-003881
Mr. Tom Nash,
This email concerns your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request of February 20, 2013, regarding all documents, including air quality test results, from EPA testing performed in the area of the east side of Pensacola, Florida, between 2002 through 2005.
My name is Urshula Swann, I am the FOIA Specialist assigned to process your request. Could you please contact me to clarify your request? We cannot process your request without further information. I can be reached at (404) 562‑8179 or by email at email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>.
You have been assigned to the FOIA request EPA-R4-2013-003881. Additional details for this request are as follows:
* Request Tracking Number: EPA-R4-2013-003881
* Requester: Tom Nash
* Long Description: all documents, including air quality test results, from EPA testing performed in the area of the east side of Pensacola, Florida between 2002 - 2005
Your FOIA request to EPA Region 4 (R4) regarding " all documents, including air quality test results, from EPA testing performed in the area of the east side of Pensacola, Florida, between 2002 through 2005." has been assigned to me for processing. This email serves as notification that an initial search for responsive records within R4 has been conducted regarding your request.
While searching for responsive records and speaking with subject matter experts I found that this request is overly broad and is not specific enough to allow us to identify and locate the requested records.
After speaking with you today, your request will be placed "On Hold" for 15 business days, to allow you some time to clarify with the official requesting party. However, if we have not heard from you by the close of business on March 29, 2013, your request will be administratively closed and no further action will be made on this request. Please confirm receipt.
In the spirit of transparency, please find below an EPA public websites that may provide responsive information to your request.
A fix is required to perfect the request. The request has been rejected as being too vague, burdensome or otherwise unprocessable.
Request EPA-R4-2013-003881 has been processed with the following final disposition: Other -- Requestor Has Not Responded
This disposition can be appealed by filling out the appeal creation form here: Create Appeal (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov:443/foia/action/registered/appeal?requestId=lefxmDcxH1K-tx-OdWIaAzRa-zW1EL0N)
This is in response to FOIA case number EPA-R4-2013-003881.
The client has provided the following clarification:
I want the RESULTS of the EPA's Air Quality study that they gathered while utilizing a White BLIMP over the East part of Pensacola , Florida...I want what they tested for and what they found...They were over where the Monsanto Plant was located (but is now named something else), our local Power Plant and also a company named Air Products..All of these plants are located by Pensacola Bay and Escambia River (East side of Pensacola). I want the reports from ALL areas the White Blimp covered during that period of time here in Pensacola
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 18, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.
Thank you for your help.