Request for FAA Communications related to Standing Rock Temporary Flight Restriction

samuel waldbaum filed this request with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Great Lakes Region of the United States of America.
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From: samuel waldbaum

To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Any and all communications between the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and any of the following between October 12, 2016 and October 26, 2016:
(1) Morton County, North Dakota Sheriff’s Department
(2) Office of Governor, State of North Dakota
(3) North Dakota Tactical Operation Center
(4) TigerSwan, Inc.

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.

samuel waldbaum


Mr. Waldbaum,

This email acknowledges receipt of your request dated January 18, 2017, concerning communication between the FAA and Morton County, ND, Sheriff's Dept., Office of Governor, ND, North Dakota Tactical Operation Center and TigerSwan, Inc., from October 12, 2016 and October 26, 2016. I believe your reference number is MR#30869-325059.

I have no record of your December 16, 2016 request.

Your request has been assigned for action to the office listed below:

Federal Aviation Administration
Great Lakes Region, Flight Standards Division
Timothy Dobson, FOIA Coordinator
2300 E. Devon Avenue
Des Plaines, IL 60018

If you have questions regarding the status of your request, please contact Mr. Dobson at 847-294-7257. Please refer to the above FOIA number in future correspondence regarding this request.

Under Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations 7.33, we are extending the response due date 10 working days because we need to search for and collect records from field facilities.


Judy Shipp
FOIA Management Specialist


Mr. Waldbaum,

We have no record of the FOIA request that you sent on December 16, 2016, however I assigned the request of your follow up email on January 18, 2017 to the appropriate FAA office. Your request is due to you on March 8, 2017 and the assigned FAA office expects to meet that date.

Judy Shipp
FOIA Management Specialist

From: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Great Lakes Region

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