Vela Crandall Comms

Jimmy Tobias filed this request with the National Park Service of the United States of America .
Tracking #

NPS-2020-00270

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Completed

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From: Jimmy Tobias


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all electronic or written communications, as well as meeting notes, calendar entries or other communications or documents, that contain or describe communications between NPS' David Vela and Derrick Crandall, a long-time outdoor recreation industry advocate and lobbyist. This request seeks records produced since August 21, 2018.

I am a reporter for The Guardian.

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,

Jimmy Tobias

From: National Park Service

Mr. Tobias,

Your request has been received and has been assigned tracking number
NPS-2020-00270. All future correspondence relating to this request should
reference this tracking number.

In accordance with 43 CFR 2.15
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the
National Park Service processes requests on a first-in, first-out basis
within several processing tracks. Your request has been placed in the
normal track. There are currently 4 expedited, 3 simple, and 119 normal
requests ahead of this request in the processing queue.

Our response is due by January 3, 2020. If you do not receive our response
by that date you may file an appeal by writing to:

Freedom of Information Act Appeals Officer
Office of the Solicitor
U.S. Department of the Interior
1849 C Street, NW
MS-6556-MIB,
Washington, D.C. 20240
foia.appeals@sol.doi.gov

Your failure-to-timely-respond appeal may be filed anytime after the
estimated response date provided above and the date we issue our final
response. The appeal should be marked, both on the envelope and the face of
the appeal letter, with the legend "FREEDOM OF INFORMATION APPEAL." Your
appeal should be accompanied by a copy of your original request and copies
of all correspondence between yourself and the National Park Service
related to this request, along with any information you have which leads
you to believe our response to be in error. Note, any appeal received
after 5 p.m. EST will be considered to have been received on the next
business day.

Sincerely,

C.

____________________

Ms. Charis Wilson, PhD, CRM
NPS FOIA Officer
12795 W. Alameda Parkway
PO Box 25287
Denver, CO 80225-0287
303-969-2959
Fax: 303-969-2557
1-855-NPS-FOIA
npsfoia@nps.gov <charis_wilson@nps.gov>

From: National Park Service

Mr. Tobias,

At this time there are 4 expedited, 2 simple, and 109 normal requests ahead
of this request in the processing queue. I am also currently working on
two requests that are in litigation. I apologize for the delay.

Sincerely,

C.

____________________

Ms. Charis Wilson, PhD, CRM
NPS FOIA Officer
12795 W. Alameda Parkway
PO Box 25287
Denver, CO 80225-0287
303-969-2959
Fax: 303-969-2557
1-855-NPS-FOIA
npsfoia@nps.gov <charis_wilson@nps.gov>

From: National Park Service

Mr. Tobias,

Our response package is currently undergoing final review. I hope to be able to issue our final response next week.

Sincerely,

C.

____________________

Ms. Charis Wilson, PhD., CRM

NPS FOIA Officer

12795 W. Alameda Parkway

PO Box 25287

Denver, CO 80225-0287

303-969-2959

Fax: 303-969-2557

1-855-NPS-FOIA

From: Jimmy Tobias

Thank you!!

From: National Park Service

Mr. Tobias,

Attached please find our response to your request.

Sincerely,

C.

____________________

Ms. Charis Wilson, PhD., CRM

NPS FOIA Officer

12795 W. Alameda Parkway

PO Box 25287

Denver, CO 80225-0287

303-969-2959

Fax: 303-969-2557

1-855-NPS-FOIA

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