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NEW Two (2) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) reports: Heavy Lift and Propulsion Technology Systems Analysis and Trade Study (2011)
1. Generated under Contract NNM11AA17C awarded by NASA George C. Marshall Space Center (MSFC) to United Space Alliance (USA)
2. Generated under Contract NNM11AA15C awarded by NASA MSFC to Space Exploration Technologies (SPACEX)
[PDF 36 MB 11-Nov-2019]

NEW Smithsonian Institution (SI) Autopsy/Necropsy/Pathology Reports from the National Zoological Park, February-October, 2017 - [PDF 8.7 MB 11-Nov-2019]

NEW Smithsonian Institution (SI) meeting minutes from the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) Board, 2012-2016 - [PDF 2.4 MB 11-Nov-2019]

NEW General Services Administration (GSA) Public Buildings Service (PBS) Fair Annual Rent Appraisal Program Instructions to Regions, 2011 - [PDF 1 MB 11-Nov-2019]

 NEW Catalog of pre-1962 murals located in General Services Administration (GSA) buildings, 2019 - [PDF 4.4 MB 11-Nov-2019]

NEW Department of Transportation (DOT) Views Letters 2014-2017 - [PDF 1.2 MB 11-Nov-2019]

NEW National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Master Location Record (MLR), Hierarchical Reference Report by Record Group, for Record Group 509 Department of Defense (DoD) Inspector General (OIG), 2019 - [PDF1.2 MB 04-Nov-2019]

NEW The internal Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) procedure describing the process and criteria by which FEMA assesses and makes decisions on Requests for Presidential Disaster Declaration, 2003 - [PDF 2.9 MB 04-Nov-2019]

UPDATED Department Of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Housing Lender Qualification and Monitoring Division (LQMD) Internal Desk Guide, 2014 - [PDF 1.7 MB 04-Nov-2019]

UPDATED Title page and Table of Contents of the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Special Agent Manual (undated) - [PDF 3.4 MB 04-Nov-2019]

NEW Department of Labor (DOL) Labornet (intranet) home page, each page connected to the Labornet home page and a copy of the page: https://labornet.dol.gov/workplaceresources/policies, 2019 - [PDF 7 MB 04-Nov-2019]

NEW National Technical Information Service (NTIS) Advisory Board Meeting Minutes, September 22, 2016 - [PDF 90 KB 04-Nov-2019]

NEW A copy of each Department of Interior (DOI) Office of Law Enforcement, Security and Emergency Management (OLES) Emergency Management Daily Situation Reports, March-October 2017 - [PDF 374 MB 28-Oct-2019]
NOTE: This is a very large file; 374 Megabytes

NEW Department of the Interior Views Letters, 2015-2016 - [PDF 2.4 MB 28-Oct-2019]

NEW Organizational Assessment of the Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, 2011 - [PDF 3.3 MB 29-Oct-2019]

NEW 5 (five) studies/reports provided to the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) by the Advanced Analytical Consulting Group under contract #DOLOPS14D0021, 2015-2016 - [PDF 3.5 MB 28-Oct-2019]

NEW An Evaluation of Organizational Safety Culture at the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), survey and final report, 2013 - [PDF 4.25 MB 21-Oct-2019]

NEW Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Policy on Sensitive Internal Information, 2019 - [PDF 2 MB 21-Oct-2019]

NEW Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Congressional Correspondence Logs 2017-2018 - [PDF 1.6 MB 21-Oct-2019]

NEW Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Congressional Correspondence Logs 2007-2018 - [PDF 4 MB 21-Oct-2019]

NEW Copy of each Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Inspector General (IG) investigation report performed regarding the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB), 2015-2018 - [PDF 4.5 MB 21-Oct-2019]

NEW Organizational Assessment of Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) by contractor Ernst & Young L.L.P., prepared under contract GS-23-F-9794-H/NRC-DR-09-09-326, 2009 - [PDF 1.3 MB 21-Oct-2019]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) Research, Education, and Economics (REE) position description for the Veterinary Medical Officer, Animal Care and Use Program Manager (undated) and Animal Care and Use Task Force Agendas, Meeting Notes, and Meeting Minutes, February-June 2015 - [PDF 576 KB 14-Oct-2019]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Records Transfer Desk Reference Guide, 2010 and Records Management Handbook, 2017 - [PDF 5.5 MB 14-Oct-2019]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Intranet homepage and each page linked directly to the FSA Intranet home page by one click (i.e. one level down). 2017 - [PDF 3.2 MB 14-Oct-2019]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) AXON (ARS Intranet) home page as of February 14, 2017 - [PDF 890 KB 14-Oct-2019]

NEW United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Food and Agriculture Council (NFAC) Meeting Minutes May-December, 2013 and Quarterly Meeting Minutes April-August, 2016 - [PDF 1.1 MB 14-Oct-2019]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Food and Agriculture Council (NFAC) Minutes of Quarterly Meetings March-December 2014 and Biweekly Meetings January-November, 2014 - [PDF 730 KB 14-Oct-2019]

NEW Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Regulatory Reform Task Force (RRTF) Report to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VAIQ 7805189), 2017 - [PDF 2.9 MB 07-Oct-2019] 

NEW Federal Reserve Administrative Manual Transmittals: 70, 71, 74, 75, 77, 81, 85, 90, 91, and 93, 2001-2010, 2015 - [PDF 1 MB 07-Oct-2019]

NEW Final Project Reports of Studies of Voting for National Science Foundation (NSF) Awards 1060220, 1060978, 1049730, and 1041085, 2011-2015 - [PDF 1 MB 07-Oct-2019]

NEW Department of Education (ED) Competition Advocate Reports, 2008-2016 - [PDF 3 MB 07-Oct-2019]

NEW Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) organizational assessment conducted by Booz Allen Hamilton under the contract HQ042308A0001, 2007-2019 - [PDF 1.2 MB 07-Oct-2019]

NEW Each Request for Presidential Disaster Declaration (form 010-0-13) submitted to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 2017-2019 - [PDF 16 MB 30-Sep-2019]

NEW National Security Agency / Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) contingency planning records relating to an influenza pandemic: Policy Manual 4-19 Health And Safety of the NSA/CSS Workforce, Chapter One: Exposure of NSA/CSS Personnel to Communicable Disease During a Declared Public Health Emergency, 2009 and Pandemic Planning presentation (undated) - [PDF 9 MB 30-Sep-2019]

NEW Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Office of Federal Operations (OFO) Quarterly Report Strategic Enforcement Plan/Federal Sector Complement Plan (SEP/FCP), 2015 - [PDF 7.75 MB 30-Sep-2019]

NEW National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Organizational Assessment of the Office of Acquisition Management (OAM) by PREMIER Management Corp. under contract DTNH22-13-F-00455, 2013 - [PDF 7 MB 30-Sep-2019]

NEW General Services Administration (GSA) Final Reports of Elevator Studies developed under contract to the Public Buildings Service, by contractor Ashland Industrial Services, contract number GS11 P16YXX7024, 2016 - [PDF 9.5 MB 30-Sep-2019]

NEW General Services Administration (GSA) Technical Report: Increasing Circadian Light Exposure in Office Spaces, contract GS14H17AAC0002 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2017-2018 - [PDF 1 MB 30-Sep-2019]

NEW Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Views Letters to Congress, 2015 - [PDF 2.8 MB 23-Sep-2019]

NEW Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Office of Federal Operations training slides “Religious Garb and Grooming in the Workplace” from the internal website, undated - [PDF 230 KB 23-Sep-2019]

NEW Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Coding Guidelines, Circulation Criteria and Basic Processing posted on EEOC Office of Federal Operations (OFO) internal website, 2019 - [PDF 10 MB 23-Sep-2019]

NEW Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Office of Federal Operations (OFO) FY 2014 Organizational Assessment - [PDF 1 MB 23-Sep-2019]

NEW Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians (OST) 2016 Status Report for the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations and summary of the results of the strategy review of the Land Buyback Program, 2017 - [PDF 18 MB 23-Sep-2019]

NEW Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians (OST) Special Deposit Account (SDA) Project and the Youpee Escheat Account (Youpee) Project Presentation which describes the OST ESCHEAT Program, 2018 - [PDF 5.7 MB 23-Sep-2019]

NEW Closing documents for Federal Reserve Board Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigation regarding unauthorized disclosure of information to Medley Global Advisors, 2014-2017 - [PDF 2.7 MB 16-Sep-2019]

UPDATED Federal Reserve System Law Enforcement Training Manual (segregable releasable portions), 2017 - [PDF 2.2 MB 16-Sep-2019]

NEW Federal Reserve Board Management Division annual internal Human Resources (HR) operations reports, 2012-2016 - [PDF 6.7 MB 16-Sep-2019]

NEW National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Office of Investigations Reports of Investigation for each NCUA OIG investigation closed 2018 - [PDF 2.2 MB 16-Sep-2019]

NEW National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) final report for the investigation concerning one or more senior officials at NCIS and the management response, 2018 - [PDF 7.2 MB 16-Sep-2019]

NEW Defense Science Board (DSB) report declassification status update as of September 2017 - [PDF 635 KB 16-Sep-2019]

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