Waivers and Recusal Information

Jesse Coleman filed this request with the Department of the Interior, Departmental Ethics Office of the United States of America.
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SOL-2017-00248

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From: Jesse Coleman

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All waivers, sought or granted, and all recusal promises, including notes and meetings taken by ethics officers regarding recusals requested by the following Interior employees:
David Bernhardt
Vincent Devito
Daniel Jorjani

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,

Jesse Coleman

From: Foia, SOL

Good afternoon Mr. Coleman,

Attached is the Solicitor's acknowledgment letter for your FOIA request
received on September 22, 2017.

Sincerely,

Lance Purvis
Office of the Solicitor, FOIA Officer

From: Department of the Interior, Departmental Ethics Office

Good morning Mr. Coleman,

Thank you for your email. The Solicitor's Office is searching for documents
related to your request. We appreciate your patience. We will contact you
once the search and review are complete.

Sincerely,

Angela Moore
FOIA Office
Office of The Solicitor
U.S. Department of The Interior
1849 C Street, N.W.
Washington D.C., 20240
Office: (202) 208-3258
angela.moore@sol.doi.gov <lance.purvis@sol.doi.gov>

From: Department of the Interior, Departmental Ethics Office

Good morning Mr. Coleman,

The SOL FOIA Office has received your status inquiry on this request. Based
on our conversation a few minutes ago, you are aware that your request has
been placed in the Complex processing track. You have agreed to accept
releases on a rolling basis. If this is your understanding of our
conversation, please respond to this email stating you agree.

Thank you,

Angela Moore
FOIA Office
Office of The Solicitor
U.S. Department of The Interior
1849 C Street, N.W.
Washington D.C., 20240
Office: (202) 208-3258
angela.moore@sol.doi.gov <lance.purvis@sol.doi.gov>

From: Jesse Coleman

This is correct and I am eagerly awaiting the partial response. Thanks!

From: Department of the Interior, Departmental Ethics Office

Good morning Mr. Coleman,

Attached is the Solicitor's partial decision letter and responsive
documents for your FOIA request received on September 22, 2017.

Sincerely,

Lance Purvis
Office of the Solicitor, FOIA Officer

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