|Submitted||Feb. 27, 2018|
|Due||March 27, 2018|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
Reports about simulated atomic blasts and simulated radioactive fallout at the US Army's Yakima Training Center (formerly known as the Yakima Firing Center) during the US Army's 1954 Exercise Hilltop, 1955 Exercise Applejack, and 1958 Exercise Indian River.
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.
Dear Mr. O'Conner:
This letter acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
request dated February 27, 2018. You requested the following documents
about the simulated atomic blasts and simulated radioactive fallout at the
US Army's Yakima Training Center (formerly known as the Yakima Firing
Center) during the US Army's 1954 Exercise Hilltop, 1955 Exercise Applejack,
and 1958 Exercise Indian River.
For reference, your request was reviewed by this office on September 11,
2017 and was assigned case number FP-18-011886. Your request is being
processed in accordance with Title 5 United States Code 552, The Freedom of
Information Act. To check the status of your request please go Records
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