Westerman USDA Correspondence

Jimmy Tobias filed this request with the U.S. Department Of Agriculture, Office of the Secretary of the United States of America.
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From: Jimmy Tobias

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All correspondence between Representative Bruce Westerman of Arkansas, or his staff, and the Office of the Secretary of Agriculture pertaining to timber management and other natural resource management on U.S. Forest Service lands. The starting date for this request is February 1, 2017.

I am a reporter with Pacific Standard magazine, and the requested documents will be made available to the general public. 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.


Jimmy Tobias

From: U.S. Department Of Agriculture, Office of the Secretary

Dear Mr. Tobias:

Attached please find USDA’s Department FOIA Office’s final response letter and records responsive to your FOIA request referenced above.


Camille C. Aponte, Esq.
FOIA Analyst (Contractor)
United States Department of Agriculture
Department FOIA Office
Office of the Chief Information Officer
1400 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Room 4105
Washington, DC 20250
Telephone: (202) 694-5260
Email: Camille.Aponte@ocio.usda.gov



  • 11/02/2017


  • 11/02/2017