Reports of ivory seizure in New England

Adanya Lustig filed this request with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 5 of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Adanya Lustig

To Whom It May Concern:

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

The first three pages of all "Report of Investigation" documents relating to the seizure of ivory in New England since 2010 in releasable form.

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,

Adanya Lustig

From: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 5

Good am ~

I am no longer the FOIA Coordinator for Region 5, and haven't been for
1-1/2 years. I'm cc'ing the new Coordinator in this email ~ Eleanor McVey.

Best,
MaryLou DeFilippo

*_________________________________*
MaryLou DeFilippo
Executive Assistant - WSFR & External Affairs
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
300 Westgate Center Drive
Hadley, MA 01035
Phone: 413-253-8561
E-Mail: marylou_defilippo@fws.gov <MaryLou_Defilippo@fws.gov>

From: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 5

Region 5 is not the USFWS office that has records responsive to your
request. Your request has been forwarded to our Headquarters FOIA Office
for processing as the Office of Law Enforcement is the office most likely
to have the records you are seeking. You will receive a formal
acknowledgement shortly.

If you have any questions regarding your FOIA request; please contact the
Headquarters FOIA office at fwhq_foia@fws.gov or you can contact Shaunta
Nichols of that office at 703-358-2374.

Thank you.

Dee McVey
Program Support Assistant - FOIA Coordinator
Ecological Services/Endangered Species
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Northeast Region
300 Westgate Center Drive
Hadley, MA 01035-9589
(P) 413-253-8629
(F) 413-253-8482
eleanor_mcvey@fws.gov

From: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 5

Dear Adanya Lustig,

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Headquarters FOIA Office
received your FOIA request dated November 16, 2017. We have forwarded your
request to our Law Enforcement office for processing. You will receive a
formal acknowledgement shortly.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your request; please
contact Michael Jenkins (michael_jenkins@fws.gov) or Kenneth Perry (
kenneth_perry@fws.gov) at 703-358-1949.

Respectfully,

United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Headquarters Freedom of Information Act Office
MS: IRTM
5275 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22041

To Whom It May Concern:
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United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Headquarters Freedom of Information Act Office
MS: IRTM
5275 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22041

From: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 5

Good Morning Adanya Lustig

We received your FOIA request – do you want us to use the Muckrock contact
information or would you prefer to give us your direct contact information/
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Michael Jenkins
Management Analyst
USFWS, Office of Law Enforcement

From: Adanya Lustig

Hi Michael,

This email is the best way to reach me! Thanks.

Best,
Adanya

From: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 5

Your request will be handled by our office (The Office of Law Enforcement)
- We will conduct a search of our records and hopefully be in a position to
provide them to you electronically. If for some unknown reason we are
unable to do this, can you provide us with a mailing address in the event
we have to send the records out in paper format or event on a CD.

We will provide you a letter of acknowledgement shortly regarding your
request.
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Michael Jenkins
Management Analyst
USFWS, Office of Law Enforcement

From: Adanya Lustig

Hi Michael,

The best address should you need to mail something:

MuckRock News
DEPT MR 45938
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

Thanks,
Adanya

From: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 5

To ensure we are on the same page: can you clarify “New England”. Do you
want us to focus on seizures coming into specific New England ports and if
so what ports. Below is a listing of identified ports:

AN-Anchorage

CP-Champlain

EA-Eastport

JX-Jacksonville

MP-Minneapolis./St. Paul

PL-Portal

SU-Sumas

AT-Atlanta

CX-Calexico

EL-El Paso

JU-Juneau

NF-Norfolk

PT-Portland

SW-Sweetgrass

BA-Baltimore

DE-Detroit

FB-Fairbanks

LA-Los Angeles

NG-Nogales

PX-Phoenix

SY-San Diego/San Ysidro

BL-Blaine

DF-Dallas/Fort Worth

GP-Grand Portage

LK-Lukeville

NO-New Orleans

RY-Raymond

TP-Tampa

BN-Buffalo

DG-Douglas

HA-Honolulu

LO-Louisville

NW-Newark

SE-Seattle

TN-Tornillo

BO-Boston

DL-Derby Line

HN-Houston

LR-Laredo

NY-New York

SF-San Francisco

XX-Unknown

BV-Brownsville

DN-Denver

HO-Houlton

LV- Las Vegas

OR-Orlando

SJ-San Juan

CA-Calais

DR-Del Rio

HS-Highgate Springs

MC-McAllen

PA-Philadelphia

SL-San Luis

CH-Chicago

DS-Dunseith

IF-International Falls

ME-Memphis

PB-Pembina

SP-Saipan

CL-Cleveland

DU-Dulles Int'l Airport

JK-Jackman

MI-Miami. FL

PH-Port Huron

SS-Sault Sainte Marie
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Michael Jenkins
Management Analyst
USFWS, Office of Law Enforcement

From: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 5

Attached is a copy of your Letter of Acknowledgement.
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Michael Jenkins
Management Analyst
USFWS, Office of Law Enforcement

From: Adanya Lustig

Hi Michael,

I'd just like information from Boston, please!

Thanks,
Adanya

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