Secretary Zinke's personal flag

Frank Matt filed this request with the Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary of the United States of America.
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OS-2018-00143

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From: Frank Matt

To Whom It May Concern:

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

I request all documents, memos, and correspondence—including emails, written and electronic communications—related to or mentioning Secretary Ryan Zinke's personal flag, also referred to as the secretarial flag.

The flag and it use was described in the Washington Post:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/wheres-zinke-the-interior-secretarys-special-flag-offers-clues/2017/10/12/68672476-aeb2-11e7-9e58-e6288544af98_story.html?utm_term=.7b99ba90d40e

As a member of the news media, I request a fee waiver be applied to my request. My work has been published with national outlets including McClatchy Newspapers and The Investigative Fund. This request is made for the purpose of news gathering for MuckRock.com.

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,

Frank Matt

From: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary

Please find attached the acknowledgement for FOIA request OS-2018-00143.

Thank you,
Karmen
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Department of the Interior
Office of the Secretary, FOIA Office
1849 C Street, NW, MS-7328
Washington, D.C. 20240
os_foia@ios.doi.gov
(202) 513-0765 - phone
(202) 219-2374 - fax

From: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary

Dear Mr. Matt,

REGARDING: *OS-2018-00143*

Please know that we are still waiting to receive all records before we can
begin processing.

We are working as expeditiously as possible.

Thank you for contacting our office
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Department of the Interior
Office of the Secretary, FOIA Office
1849 C Street, NW, MS-7328
Washington, D.C. 20240
os_foia@ios.doi.gov
(202) 513-0765 - phone
(202) 219-2374 - fax

From: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary

Mr. Matt,

REGARDING: OS-2018-00143

We have received some records, however still waiting to receive all records
before we can begin processing, the next stage.

This is a requirement to ensure that we have and review all potentially
responsive records to your request.

Thank you for contacting our office.

Karmen
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Department of the Interior
Office of the Secretary, FOIA Office
1849 C Street, NW, MS-7328
Washington, D.C. 20240
os_foia@ios.doi.gov
(202) 513-0765 - phone
(202) 219-2374 - fax

From: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary

Mr. Matt,

RE OS-2018-00143
As updated previously on January 4, 2018, we have received some records,
however still waiting to receive more records from the program office
before we can begin processing. Please know that we fully understand your
request and do not need clarification from you. Please know that we are
working as expeditiously as possible to release records to you.

Please feel free to contact us again.

v/r, Karmen
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Department of the Interior
Office of the Secretary, FOIA Office
1849 C Street, NW, MS-7328
Washington, D.C. 20240
os_foia@ios.doi.gov
(202) 513-0765 - phone
(202) 219-2374 - fax

From: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary

Dear Mr. Matt,

We are waiting on responsive records for this request. Please be assured
that we are working expeditiously to gather documents and will send the
response as promptly as possible.
Thanks,

Cindy

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Department of the Interior
Office of the Secretary, FOIA Office
1849 C Street, NW, MS-7328
Washington, D.C. 20240
os_foia@ios.doi.gov
(202) 513-0765 - phone
(202) 219-2374 - fax

From: Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary

Please find attached our response to your FOIA request.
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Department of the Interior
Office of the Secretary, FOIA Office
1849 C Street, NW, MS-7328
Washington, D.C. 20240
os_foia@ios.doi.gov
(202) 513-0765 - phone
(202) 219-2374 - fax

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