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NOTE: links to newly added items are live on this page.  Permanent storage of links will remain on the main index pages available through either the "DOCUMENTS" or "FOIA LOGS" links above.

Newly added files listings/links:

NEW Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Emails containing the word Goya, 2020 - [PDF 1.6 MB 11-Jan-2021]

NEW Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) Emergency Management Guide, 2020 - [PDF 10 MB 11-Jan-2021]

NEW Federal Reserve Board (FRB) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Case Logs 2016-2019 - [PDF 11 MB 11-Jan-2021]

NEW U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) FY2012 Strategic Facilities Master Plan, 2012 - [PDF 7 MB 11-Jan-2021]

NEW National Park Service (NPS) InsideNPS Intranet (internal employee only website) Pages showing Region and Program Sites, 2020 - [PDF 650 KB 11-Jan-2021]

NEW Department of Education (ED) Five Year Information Technology (IT) Modernization Roadmap, 2018 - [PDF 12.5 MB 11-Jan-2021]

NEW National Security Agency (NSA) Military Cryptanalytics Part III by Lambros D. Callimahos, October 1977 - [PDF 24.5 MB 04-Jan-2021]

NEW Two National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Studies on Software Anomalies, 2010-2011 - [PDF 6 MB 04-Jan-2021]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Contract File Checklists for the three Human Landing System Contracts, 2020 - [PDF 1 MB 04-Jan-2021]

NEW National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Citations for thirty-five (35) historical Los Alamos National Laboratories (LANL) Reports not described in LANL Report Indices as of November 2020 - [PDF 3 MB 04-Jan-2021]

NEW Office of Special Counsel (OSC) Advisory Opinions concerning the Hatch Act, 20-January-2017 – 30-September-2019 - [PDF 5.5 MB 04-Jan-2021]

NEW Two (2) Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Documents: Report on Continental Illinois, 1985 and Current Issues in Systemic Risk (Too Big To Fail), 1995 - [PDF 3 MB 04-Jan-2021]

NEW Correspondence between Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR) and public health officials in five jurisdictions regarding plans to transport and store vaccine doses, 2020 - [PDF 825 KB 28-Dec-2020]

NEW National Parks Service (NPS) Historic designation application for Wrigley Field becoming a National Historic Landmark, 1987-2020 - [PDF 11 MB 28-Dec-2020]

NEW Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Behavior Detection & Analysis Program (BDA) Monthly Shift Brief, December 2015-October 2016 - [PDF 18 MB 28-Dec-2020]

NEW Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau TTB Standard Operating Procedure for handling American Viticulture Areas (AVAs) Applications, 2017 - [PDF 640 KB 28-Dec-2020]

NEW Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) listing of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in the Regulations and Rulings Division (RRD), 2020 - [PDF 450 KB 28-Dec-2020]

NEW Department of the Treasury Real Property Asset Management Plan, Sept 2019 - [PDF 1.75 MB 28-Dec-2020]

NEW Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Directory, October 2020 - [PDF 720 KB 21-Dec-2020]

NEW Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) Introduction and Practical Guide for Criminal Investigators, 2007 - [PDF 1.3 MB 21-Dec-2020]

NEW Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Web Advisory Committee Tracking System (WebACTs) Help Document, 2012 - [PDF 8 MB 21-Dec-2020]

NEW Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Inspector General Investigations Closed, CY2018 - CY2019 - [PDF 1.7 MB 21-Dec-2020]

NEW Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Historical Records Declassification Guide, 2018 - [PDF 5 MB 21-Dec-2020]

NEW Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Declassification Guide, 2012 - [PDF 2 MB 21-Dec-2020]

NEW Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) meeting agenda and minutes for each meeting of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) . and the document Investigative Considerations for COVID-19 Operations, 2020 - [PDF 11 MB 14-Dec-2020]

NEW Office of the Pardon Attorney (PARDON) Congressional Correspondence Report 2017-2020 - [PDF 244 KB 14-Dec-2020]

NEW Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Congressional Questions for the Record (QFR), 2017-2020 - [PDF 280 KB 14-Dec-2020]

NEW Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) Incident Management System Log, 2017-2019 - [PDF 3 MB 14-Dec-2020]

NEW Dept of Energy (DOE) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Investigations closed CY 2018 - CY 2019 - [PDF 1.3 MB 14-Dec-2020]

UPDATED Department of Defense (DoD) internal reports re: Mandatory Declassification Review Request procedures/guidelines, 2006-2010 - [PDF 27.5 MB 14-Dec-2020]

NEW General Services Administration (GSA) Return to Workplace Strategy Book for Government Agencies, 2020 - [PDF 5 MB 07-Dec-2020]

NEW US Government Investigations Regarding Alleged Homosexuals at nuclear weapons facilities, 1953 - [PDF 1.3 MB 07-Dec-2020]

NEW Records related to destruction of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Field Office Investigative Records/Files, 1977-1991 - [PDF 4.6 MB 07-Dec-2020]

NEW Records re: the Fifteen (15) longest pending FOIA requests at National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), 2015 - [PDF 26 MB 07-Dec-2020]

NEW Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Advanced Research Laboratory (ARL) Special Projects Sandbox (SPS) support contract 2018-2019 - [PDF 2.8 MB 07-Dec-2020]

NEW Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Congressional Correspondence Log, 2012 - [PDF 500 KB 07-Dec-2020]

NEW Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Records regarding BIA Detention Centers, 2019-2020 - [PDF 4.6 MB 30-Nov-2020]

NEW National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Records regarding contract to prepare NCI Tobacco Control Monograph, 2019-2020 - [PDF 2.6 MB 30-Nov-2020]

NEW List of Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Supervisory Memorandums, 2001-2020 - [PDF 1.75 MB 30-Nov-2020]

NEW Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Donor Engagement Strategy, 2016 - [PDF 4.2 MB 30-Nov-2020]

NEW Federal Reserve Board (FRB) Division of Information Technology (IT) Information Classification and Handling Standard, 2019 - [PDF 1.7 MB 30-Nov-2020]

NEW Department of the Interior (DOI) Forms on the Internal Sharepoint Site, 2020 - [PDF 3.8 MB 30-Nov-2020]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Subject: Final report on childhood hunger produced under contract to University of Illinois, 2013-2014 - [PDF 4.4 MB 23-Nov-2020]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) Documents from Contract to study relocating two USDA agencies from the Washington, DC area, 2018 - [PDF 6.6 MB 23-Nov-2020]

NEW National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Office of General Counsel Briefing Handbook for Senior Level Officials, 2017 - [PDF 1 MB 23-Nov-2020]

NEW Bureau of Trust Funds Administration (BTFA) Office of Trust Review and Audit (OTRA), Program Assessment Report, 2017 - [PDF 200 KB 23-Nov-2020]

NEW Federal Election Commission (FEC) emails resulting from an electronic search of emails TO and/or FROM and/or CC selected individuals which contain the words COMMISSIONER and APPOINT, 2019 - [PDF 19 MB 23-Nov-2020]

NEW National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Investigations closed CY 2018 - CY 2019 - [PDF 2 MB 23-Nov-2020]

NEW Office of Government Ethics (OGE) records relating to Secretary of State Pompeo's speech to the Republican National Convention, August 26, 2020 - [PDF 3 MB 16-Nov-2020]

NEW Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Complaints filed with FCC Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB)during CY 2020 that contain any of the following: 1) covid, 2) coronavirus, or 3) pandemic - [PDF 15.5 MB 16-Nov-2020]

NEW Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Secretary of Defense and Joint Staff (OSD/JS) List of Journal of Defense Research (JDR) Tables of Contents - [PDF 3.4 MB 16-Nov-2020]

NEW Export Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) Emails in the mailboxes of Lisa Terry and Lance Matthews containing selected keywords, January - October 2019 - [PDF 7.5 MB 16-Nov-2020]

NEW Department of Justice (DOJ) Justice Management Division (JMD) Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Qualitative Statement Fiscal Year 2017, January 2018 - [PDF 488 KB 16-Nov-2020]

NEW Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Communications Division Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Procedural Manual, 2020 - PDF 915 KB 16-Nov-2020]


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