USDA annual report 2011-2015

Parker Higgins filed this request with the Department of Agriculture of the United States of America.
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From: Parker Higgins

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of the Annual Reports submitted in accordance with 7 USC §3125 to the President and Congress for each of the years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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,

Parker Higgins

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 13, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Bridges, Greg - OCIO

Mr. Higgins,

Are you available to discuss your request? Additional information is needed in order to locate responsive records. If you are available, please provide a phone number and a time that you can be contacted.

Greg Bridges
Senior FOIA Specialist
Office of Policy, E-Government, & Fair Information Practices
Office of the Chief Information Officer
United States Department of Agriculture
202.694.0003

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From: Bridges, Greg - OCIO

Mr. Higgins,

Please see the attached letter regarding your request.

Greg Bridges
Senior FOIA Specialist
Office of Policy, E-Government, & Fair Information Practices
Office of the Chief Information Officer
United States Department of Agriculture
202.694.0003

You may now submit  FOIA request(s) online to any USDA FOIA office using the USDA online web portal, Public Access Link (PAL).  You may access PAL at https://efoia-pal.usda.gov/palMain.aspx.  After you register and establish your password you will be able to (1) submit, (2) check the status of your FOIA, and (3) download our responses to your FOIA(s).

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

The attached FOIA request has been forwarded to your office for processing. Confirmation of receipt and an estimated date of completion would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 13, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 13, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Hutchison, Stasia

Parker Higgins
MuckRock News

Your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, which was originally submitted to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Departmental FOIA Office, for a copy of the Annual Reports submitted in accordance with 7 USC §3125 to the President and Congress for each of the years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015, is being processed by the USDA Departmental FOIA Office.

The contact information for the USDA Departmental FOIA Officer is:

Alexis Graves
1400 Independence Ave., SW
Room 428-W, Whitten Building
Washington, DC 20250-0706
Email: USDAFOIA@ocio.usda.gov<mailto:USDAFOIA@ocio.usda.gov>

If you have any questions concerning your request, please direct them to Ms. Graves at USDAFOIA@ocio.usda.gov<mailto:USDAFOIA@ocio.usda.gov>.

Sincerely,

Stasia Hutchison

Stasia Hutchison
FOIA/PA Office, REE, USDA
5601 Sunnyside Avenue
GWCC, Room 1-2248, Mail Stop 5128
Beltsville, MD 20705-5128
stasia.hutchison@ars.usda.gov<mailto:stasia.hutchison@ars.usda.gov>
301-504-1655 Telephone; 301-504-1647 Fax
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From: USDAFOIA - OCIO

Good Morning Mr. Higgins,

Please be advised that the information you seek is already publically available at the following link: http://www.dm.usda.gov/foia/reading.htm#reports. With regard to the Annual FOIA Report for FY2015, it is still currently in the oversight stage however, we expect it to be released (I.e. posted online) very soon.

Thank you and Happy New Year!

On behalf of the USDA Department FOIA Service Center
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You may now submit FOIA request(s) online to any USDA FOIA office using the USDA online web portal, Public Access Link (PAL). You may access PAL at https://efoia-pal.usda.gov/palMain.aspx. After you register and establish your password you will be able to (1) submit, (2) check the status of your FOIA, and (3) download our responses to your FOIA(s).

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