Royal Navy Trident II D5 missile test June 2016

Ned Donovan filed this request with the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # FY 17-22
Est. Completion None
Status
No Responsive Documents

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From: Ned Donovan

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Records relating to the British Royal Navy's Trident II D5 missile test off the coast of Florida in June 2016. Specifically any relating to the "failure" of the test and the proceedings of the test itself. This request includes any mention of the June 2016 test by the Royal Navy in emails to and from the department, memos, internal emails, telegrams, notices or data relating to it.

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.

Faithfully,

Ned Donovan

From: FOIA

Dear Mr. Donovan:

RE: Freedom of Information Act Request #FY 17-22

This is the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board's (Board) acknowledgement of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, which was received in the Board's FOIA Office on June 26, 2017. I sincerely apologize for the delay in responding to your request; it was inadvertently sent to our spam folder and was not received by our office until yesterday. Your request has been assigned tracking number FY 17-22.

Your request will be processed in due course pursuant to the FOIA and the Board's FOIA regulation. We have classified you as an "other-use" requester. As such, we may charge you for search and duplication costs, but we will not charge you for review costs. Pursuant to our FOIA regulations, the first 100 pages of reproduction and up to two hours of search time will be furnished to you without charge. See 10 C.F.R. § 1703.107(b)(2)(iii). If we determine that duplication or search costs are likely to exceed $25, we will notify you of the estimated costs and afford you the opportunity to narrow your request. 10 C.F.R. § 1703.107(b)(2)(viii).

We appreciate your patience and hope to resolve your request as expeditiously as possible. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me via phone at 202-694-7000, toll free at 800-788-4016, or via email at KatherineH@dnfsb.gov<mailto:KatherineH@dnfsb.gov>. Please provide your assigned Board tracking number (FY 17-22) in any future communications with our office regarding your request.

Sincerely,

Katherine R. Herrera

FOIA Officer

From: Katherine Herrera

Dear Mr. Donovan:

RE: Freedom of Information Act Request #FY 17-22

This is the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board's (Board) final response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, which was received in the Board's FOIA Office on June 26, 2017, and assigned tracking number 17-22.

After a thorough search, we have determined that there are no records responsive to your request.

You have the right to file an administrative appeal of this response within 90 days of the date of this email. Your appeal must be in writing, clearly marked "Freedom of Information Act Appeal," and directed to the General Counsel at 625 Indiana Avenue NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20004, or FOIA@dnfsb.gov<mailto:FOIA@dnfsb.gov>. By filing an appeal, you preserve your rights under FOIA and give the Board a chance to review and reconsider its decision on your request.

If you would like to discuss the Board's decision before filing an appeal to attempt to resolve your dispute without going through the appeals process, please do not hesitate to contact me via phone at 202-694-7000, toll free at 800-788-4016, or via email at KatherineH@dnfsb.gov<mailto:KatherineH@dnfsb.gov>. If we are unable to resolve your FOIA dispute, the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS), the Federal FOIA Ombudsman's office, offers mediation services to help resolve disputes between FOIA requesters and Federal agencies. The contact information for OGIS is:

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Your request is now completed, and there are no fees associated with this request. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me via phone at 202-694-7000, toll free at 800-788-4016, or via email at KatherineH@dnfsb.gov<mailto:KatherineH@dnfsb.gov>. Please provide your assigned Board tracking number (17-22) in any future communications with our office regarding your request.
Sincerely,

Katherine R. Herrera
FOIA Officer

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