Records on Energy Secretary Rick Perry's trip to Saudi Arabia 2018

Paul Gottinger filed this request with the Department of Energy of the United States of America.
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HQ-2019-00358-F

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From: Paul Gottinger


To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of the calendars, daily schedule, or any other records, which list the meetings, conferences, or other events attended by Energy Secretary Rick Scott during his December 2018 trip to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

I am a career journalist with work that has appeared at The Daily Beast among other publications. I am willing to pay any reasonable expenses associated with this request, however, as the purpose of the requested disclosure is in full conformity with the statutory requirements for a waiver of fees, I formally request such a waiver.

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,

Paul Gottinger

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Dear Mr. Gottinger:

Please find attached the acknowledgement letter for your DOE FOIA Request HQ-2019-00358-F.

If you have any questions regarding the attached letter or the processing of your request, please feel free to contact me. Thank you.
Best,
Rachel

Rachel Dillon Fellows, Esq.
FOIA Analyst
Central Research, Inc., Contractor
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20585
(202) 287-6831

From:

Mr. Gottinger,

We are still processing your request. We are currently waiting to receive search results.

If you have any follow-up questions, please let me know.
Thanks,
Rachel

Rachel Dillon Fellows, Esq.
(202) 287-6831

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Good afternoon, Mr. Gottinger:

In your request, you referred to "Energy Secretary Rick Scott." The Secretary's last name is Perry. When you have a moment, can you please confirm whether Rick Perry is the name/individual you intended to identify for this request? Thank you.
Best,
Rachel

Rachel Dillon Fellows, Esq.
(202) 287-6831

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Good morning, Mr. Gottinger:

I just wanted to follow up on the email I sent a couple weeks ago. Please confirm whether Secretary Perry is the name/individual you intended to identify for this request. Thank you.
Best,
Rachel

Rachel Dillon Fellows, Esq.
(202) 287-6831

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Good afternoon, Mr. Gottinger:

I just wanted to follow up on this again. Please respond at your earliest convenience. Thank you.
Best,
Rachel

Rachel Dillon Fellows, Esq.
(202) 287-6831

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Response required by: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Good afternoon, Mr. Gottinger:

I just wanted to send another quick reminder regarding my follow-up question about this request. Please respond at your earliest convenience. If I do not hear anything from you by Wednesday, April 24, 2019, I will assume you are no longer interested in pursuing this request and automatically close it on our end.

Alternatively, if you are in fact no longer interested in pursuing this request, please feel free to let me know before the above date. Thank you.
Best,
Rachel

Rachel Dillon Fellows, Esq.
(202) 287-6831

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