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					Office of Government Information Services Open Cases
Case Number




                           10-0071




                           10-0122




                           10-0139




                           10-0153
10-0202




10-0212




10-0245




10-0246
10-0248




10-0284




10-0304




10-0321
10-0338




10-0343




10-0344




10-0351
2011-0027




2011-0040




2011-0049




2011-0051
2011-0052




2011-0053




2011-0062




2011-0078
2011-0079




2011-0082




2011-0087




2011-0088
2011-0091




2011-0095




2011-0101




2011-0102
2011-0116




2011-0124




2011-0149




2011-0156
2011-0157




2011-0158




2011-0159




2011-0165
2011-0166




2011-0168




2011-0169




2011-0170
2011-0172




2011-0174




2011-0177




2011-0179
2011-0180




2011-0181




2011-0182




2011-0184
2011-0187




2011-0191




2011-0193




2011-0194
2011-0197




2011-0200




2011-0203




2011-0204
2011-0208




2011-0212




2011-0215




2011-0216
2011-0217




2011-0218




2011-0219




2011-0222
2011-0223




2011-0224




2011-0229




2011-0230
2011-0231




2011-0232




2011-0233




2011-0234
2011-0235




2011-0236
as of April 22, 2011
Date Received                      Dept/Agency   Category




                       03-Mar-10       NASA       Ombuds issues




                       05-Apr-10        HHS      Agency practices




                       14-Apr-10        n/a          Denial




                       26-Apr-10        n/a      Agency practices
17-May-10   State and DHS   Delay




24-May-10        VA         Fees




17-Jun-10     Treasury      Fees




24-Jun-10     Multiple      Denial
24-Jun-10                                        Delay
            DHS, HHS, DOD, Natl Endowment for Democracy




20-Jul-10                      DOJ              Delay




10-Aug-10                      DOJ          Ombuds issues




31-Aug-10                      State            Delay
13-Sep-10   DOJ        Denial




20-Sep-10   FDIC       Denial




20-Sep-10   VA         Denial




22-Sep-10   DOD    Agency practices
21-Oct-10   OPIC      Denial




22-Oct-10   DOEd       Fees




02-Nov-10   SSA       Denial




29-Oct-10   DHS    Ombuds issues
29-Oct-10                   Ombuds issues




03-Nov-10       USDA        Ombuds issues




08-Nov-10       USPS           Denial




17-Nov-10   DHS, NSA, DOD       Fees
18-Nov-10   DOJ   Delay




19-Nov-10   HHS   Delay




22-Nov-10   HUD   Delay




22-Nov-10   HHS   Denial
24-Nov-10   DOD   Agency practices




30-Nov-10   VA    Ombuds issues




02-Dec-10   DOD        Fees




08-Nov-10   DHS   Agency practices
15-Dec-10     SBA          Denial




08-Nov-10     DOJ      Agency practices




05-Jan-11   Treasury       Denial




06-Jan-11     DOL           Delay
09-Jan-11   DOL       Delay




09-Jan-11   DOL   Ombuds issues




10-Jan-11   DOI      Denial




13-Jan-11         Ombuds issues
15-Jan-11   DHS     Ombuds issues




18-Jan-11    DOI       Denial




19-Jan-11   USAID       Delay




21-Jan-11   DOE         Delay
24-Jan-11   DOD   Fees




27-Jan-11   HUD   Delay




02-Feb-11   HHS   Denial




07-Feb-11   DOJ   Delay
07-Feb-11   DOD      Denial




14-Feb-11   DOJ   Ombuds issues




14-Feb-11   SSA   Ombuds issues




11-Feb-11   HHS       Fees
23-Feb-11   DOJ     Denial




25-Feb-11   State   Delay




02-Mar-11   DOD     Denial




02-Mar-11   HHS     Delay
04-Mar-11   OPM     Delay




07-Mar-11   DOJ     Denial




07-Mar-11   HHS     Delay




07-Mar-11   State   Delay
21-Mar-11   DHS     Delay




16-Mar-11   State   Delay




23-Mar-11   SSA     Denial




10-Mar-11   HHS     Delay
24-Mar-11   Education   Denial




29-Mar-11     DOJ       Denial




29-Mar-11     DOT       Delay




30-Mar-11     DOJ       Denial
31-Mar-11   Treasury        Delay




30-Mar-11     DOJ           Delay




05-Apr-11     DHS      Agency practices




07-Apr-11     DOJ           Delay
06-Apr-11   DHS     Info




08-Apr-11   CIA    Denial




11-Apr-11   DOL




14-Apr-11   USDA
14-Apr-11   DOD   Denial




18-Apr-11
Description                    Status          Notes




                              Facilitating voluminous request that has been filed with 60+ other agencies. Asked if OGIS could help facilitate communica
                                               OGIS
Customer asked for OGIS assistance with aresolutionworked with the requester to narrow the scope; met with representatives from several agencies to d




                             process of resolutionbegan discussing from a preliminary response the DOJ's OIP in exemption to reach a denying relea
                                              OGIS
Customer questioned agency's Facilitatingdeleting certain informationthe issue with the agency andwithout citing an 05/10 to tryor formally resolution. Ag




                               in obtaining   OGIS clarified regarding customer and will discuss matter waiver.
Customer is seeking assistance Fact finding more informationissues withwithholdings and for denial of fee with CIA.




                               Facilitating resolutionto discuss matter with CIA week
                                                OGIS
Customer is seeking OGIS assistance with the assignment of rights from JMP to NSC. of 5/10/2010.
                              the status resolution
                                                delayed requests
Customer seeks information onFacilitating of 20Department of State forwarded an updated status of all cases (28). Analyst has followed up with the custo




                             Facilitating resolution
                                              Customer appealed the agency's response. The agency remanded the appeal with a suggestion to work to
Agency quoted the requester $50,000 to pull 1,000 records requested for review, not duplication, citing an agreement with the Federal Records Centerwi




                               Facilitating resolution
                                                The requester Department adverse decision; OGIS spoke with the fees as well as on the appeal who was
Initial FOIA request to Department of Energy was re-routed toappealed the of Treasury and requester disputesthe person workingsome processing details




                             Facilitating resolution OMB and OIP held a agencies; some have denied with one or more exemptions while one agency r
                                              OGIS,
Customer filed the same request with approximately 40 departments and fact finding meeting and call citingrepresentatives to gather information on 09/
                                Ombuds serviceObtained
                                                 provided
Customer is looking for the status of multiple requests. status of all agencies' requests. Customer has been informed via phone of the current statuses a




                                Fact request. Customer also seeking information on agency practices.
Customer is looking for the status offinding




                                Fact requests Sent letter with BOP.
Customer is looking for the status offinding and appeals asking for consent on 8/18/10, awaiting response from customer before attempting to contact




                                Fact request. Consent received. Analyst contacted State, waiting for a response (9/17/10).
Customer is looking for the status offinding
                              Fact finding
Customer disputes the denial of request.      I have attempted to contact the requester on 4 occasions by phone to no avail. Received a letter from atto




                             Fact finding     information under Exemptions 4 and 6.
Customer disputes the agency's withholding of On 11/22 the agency said it would respond to the remand within 30 days and suggested a discussion then




                             Fact finding    Appeal still pending with VA. Will make contact to the VA to determine the status of the appeal.
Customer disputes the withholding of information.




                                Fact finding   Left agency
Customer is not satisfied with response given by themessage with USCG 4/1/2011 and 4/6/2011.
                             Fact finding    Customer clarified the items and do not provide enough information to properly review those items and
Customer disputes the withholding of information and finds exemption citations issues of the greatest interest. Agency agreed toappeal denials.




                             Assigned to analyst
Customer disputes Agency denial of fee waiver




                             Fact finding    Discussed the case with the customer.
Customer disputes the withholding of information, particularly under Exemption 5. Agency had moved to a new location and took some time to find th




                                Assigned to analyst
Customer is looking for the status of request
                               Assigned to analyst
Customer is possibly looking for assistance on narrowing the scope




                              Fact finding    Customer agreed to file an appeal. OGIS had scheduled a tel-con with agency to discuss on 12/15 but agen
Customer disputes the redactions on contract data.




                             Assigned to analyst
Customer disputes the withholding of information.




                             Fact finding   OGIS is awaiting additional correspondence from the requester to better understand the various agencies
Customer disputes agency's denial of news media status.
                                Assigned to analyst
Customer is looking for the status of an appeal.




                                Assigned to analyst
Customer is looking for the status of request.




                                Assigned to analyst
Customer is looking for the status of request.




                             Fact finding    Consulted with HHS appeals personnel as well as have spoken to the requester.
Customer disputes the withholding of information.
                             Facilitating resolution
                                               allowing the unilaterally withdraw FOIA agency. without a reply.
Customer disputes DOD's practices and policiesDiscussedit to case with the customer andrequests Drafting requester's input.




Misdirected request.          Assigned to analyst




                              Fact assigned OGIS re-opened case, originally closed on 12/17/2010, on 1/3/2011 after agency did not re-categorize as i
Customer disputes the fee category finding by the Agency




                             Fact perfecting request and getting agency to respond.
Customer wants OGIS assistance on finding
                             Facilitating resolution
                                              The agency discussed the reasons why this
Customer disputes redacted categories of information in a request for disaster loan data. information cannot be released and OGIS shared that with the




                             Assigned to analyst
Customer disputes the aggregation of multiple requests.




                              Fact finding     Agency provided a separate recent disclosure the
Customer disputes the denial of a request, particularly in light of additional information aboutlaw. progress of creating a public version of the electronic re




                                Assigned to analyst
Customer is looking for the status of an appeal
                                Assigned to analyst
Customer is looking for the status of an appeal




                              Assigned to analyst
Customer did not receive records in native electronic format.




                              Assigned to analyst
Customer did not receive records responsive to the request.




                               Assigned to analyst
Agency is seeking OGIS assistance in a matter involving a repeat requester
                                 Assigned to analyst
Customer is looking for clarification regarding a FOIA response she received from DHS




                              Assigned by the agency.
Customers disputes the redactions madeto analyst




                                Assigned to
Customer is looking for status of request. analyst




                             Facilitating resolution provided agency says other records are currently with a the reasons for and will and kept OGIS u
                                              Agency
Customer has received some records in response to request, butadditional information about the response and different agencythe delay not elaborate or
                              Fact finding
Customer disputes the fees being charged by the agency.




                              Fact finding
Customer is looking for acknowledgment and status of request with expedited processing.




                              Fact finding
Customer disputes the denial of request.      Left a message for customer 2/16/2011. Need actual responses from agency. Contact with FDA will be att




                                Fact two requests. messages at OIG and OPR for the status of the requests 2/16/2011.
Customer is looking for the status offinding  Left
                             Fact finding    OGIS
Customer disputes the withholding of information. has discussed the case with the customer and with the DoD OGIS Liaison. Will now contact Army dire




Misdirected request.           Assigned to analyst




Misdirected request.           Assigned to analyst




                               Assigned to analyst
Customer disputes fees and is looking for status of request
                             Assigned to analyst
Customer disputes the withholding of information.




                                Fact finding
Customer is not satisfied with the time taken to process their request




                             Assigned to analyst
Customer disputes the withholding of records requested.




                            Fact finding    The agency FOIA Public status gave some general
Customer has two FOIA requests with the agency and is unable to get aLiaison on their progress. information about the requests and wanted to have the
                                Assigned to analyst
Customer is looking for the status of request.




                               Fact finding
Customer disputes the partial withholding of information requested.




                              Fact finding
Customer disputes response given by the agency and seeks status of appeal.




                              Fact finding
Customer seeks status of pending request and disputes the agency's practices regarding electronic format requests.
                               referred request. a follow-up voicemail for DHS FPL 4/13/11.
Customer seeks the status of a Fact finding   Left




                               a FOIA request with the State Department that has been pending for 19 months.
Customer seeks assistance withFact finding




                           Pending assignment
Customer seeks employment dates for former agency employee; unclear whether request may have been phrased too broadly.




                               a 3-year-old
Customer seeks assistance withFact finding request.
                             Fact finding
Customer disputes agency denial, on appeal, of records related to a teaching grant.




                             Fact finding    OGIS will contact the agency
Customer disputes agency's denial and questions appellate review process. to discuss.




                             FOIA requests with
Customer has two outstanding Pending assignmentthe agency from February 2010 and has been unable to get a status update.




                             Assigned to searches
Customer disputes the thoroughness of theanalyst done in response to two FOIA requests.
                             Fact finding   Discussed the and wants to know prospect for release
Customer has two requests, which he has checked on weekly,dispute with the requester and will contact the agency to discuss.




                              Fact finding
Customer would like OGIS to assist with a delayed request.




                               Fact finding
Customer disputes closing of request as duplicative when request was renewed subsequent to Supreme Court decision on Exemption 2 (high).




Customer seeks status of two requests.
                             Fact finding
Customer seeks information about records that were referred.




                            Fact finding
Customer wants information about obtaining third-party's info about a dead person




                              Pending an October
Customer has not received responses toassignment 2010 FOIA request and to two September 2010 FOIA appeals




                               a request where the
Customer seeks assistance withPending assignment agency asked for a clarification to the request.
Customer seeks assistance with requests made to the Air Force Space Command.




Customer seeks assistance mediation for a request.
ntatives from several agencies to discuss the requests and share the narrowed fields. Many agencies have responded and OGIS continues to assist other agencies.




/10 to try to reach a resolution. Agency updated customer on progress on 11/12/10 but customer still requesting OGIS assistance. OGIS, customer and agency met to dis
yst has followed up with the customer and attorney, awaiting response. Also received USCIS statuses.




ppeal with a suggestion to work with the requester on the fee issue. In 12/10, agency began sampling some records to provide an estimate but has not been able to upda




on working on the appeal who was looking into whether fees might be different if the records were provided electronically.




tives to gather information on 09/16/10. OGIS held a second meeting on 11/29/10 and will continue working with agencies and requester to resolve the dispute.
ia phone of the current statuses and options. Ombuds services provided 9/7/10, however customer would like OGIS case to remain open until all FOIA requests complete




mer before attempting to contact agency.
o avail. Received a letter from attorney March 14, 2011. I left a message at DOJ/Voting Rights section, awaiting response. Follow up March 29, 2011.




s and suggested a discussion then on any remaining issues in dispute. On 02/14/11, the agency said it was not sure when it would finish the appeal response.




he status of the appeal.
agreed to review those items and its own position on the response.




tion and took some time to find the file but offered to re-review its release in early March and will get back to OGIS.
ency to discuss on 12/15 but agency has not responded to several messages to try to discuss this.




r understand the various agencies' positions and will then review that alongside the agency regulations to determine whether there is a dispute that OGIS can assist with.
r agency did not re-categorize as it said it would. After discussion with agency FOIA official, agency agreed to re-categorize the requester's fee category.
ed and OGIS shared that with the customer. The agency offered to provide general statistics which the customer is interested in receiving. OGIS will facilitate that.




a public version of the electronic record requested that would be stripped of the proprietary data that is requiring the agency to withhold. Customer shared other concern
sons for the delay and kept OGIS updated on the status, including the date the request was returned from consultation and when it would go out to the customer. OGIS r
ency. Contact with FDA will be attempted the week of 4/18.
iaison. Will now contact Army directly to discuss.
e requests and wanted to have the person working on the responses contact OGIS. She was out of the office the week of 04/18/11 and would contact OGIS upon her retu
S continues to assist other agencies.




ance. OGIS, customer and agency met to discuss on 2/22/11.
e an estimate but has not been able to update OGIS on progress.




nd requester to resolve the dispute.
emain open until all FOIA requests completed.
ow up March 29, 2011.




ould finish the appeal response.
r there is a dispute that OGIS can assist with.
e requester's fee category.
d in receiving. OGIS will facilitate that.




to withhold. Customer shared other concerns with OGIS
when it would go out to the customer. OGIS relayed to customer.
18/11 and would contact OGIS upon her return.

				
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