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Newly added files listings/links:

NEW Copies of Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) letter or email correspondence with The Office of Management and Budget (OMB), 2017 - [PDF 2.8 MB 14-Jan-2019]

NEW Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) New Hire Recommended Readings, 2017 - [PDF 870 KB 14-Jan-2019]

NEW Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) Policy on Compensation and Promotion Policy 2016-004 and Performance Evaluation Review Policy 2014-09, 2016 - [PDF 1.9 MB 14-Jan-2019]

NEW Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) Pre-Publication/Classification Review Policy 2014-003, 2016 - [PDF 1 MB 14-Jan-2019]

NEW Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD) listing of small vessel waivers granted for coastwide trade, 2005-2017 - [PDF 1.5 MB 14-Jan-2019]

NEW Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Security Interactive Knowledge Exchange (SIKE) scenarios, 2017 - [PDF 1.1 MB 14-Jan-2019]

NEW Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) records relating to termination of the study on the health effects of coal dust by the National Academy of Sciences, 2014-2018 - [PDF 15.5 MB 07-Jan-2019]

NEW Listing of training courses available through the Peace Corps Learning Management System (LMS), 2017 - [PDF 600 KB 07-Jan-2019]

NEW Peace Corps Reports on Early Terminations, FY 2010, FY2011 - [PDF 760 KB 07-Jan-2019]

NEW Peace Corps Information Technology (IT) Project Risk Management Plan, 2016 and Intranet Modernization project, 2017 - [PDF 1.5 MB 07-Jan-2019]

NEW Peace Corps Technology Advisory Board Quarterly Meeting Agendas 2016-2017 and Peace Corps Technology Advisory Board quarterly meeting minutes, Quarters 2-4 of 2016, and Quarters 2-3 of 2017 - [PDF 2 MB 07-Jan-2019]

NEW Peace Corps listing for the PCLive knowledge sharing platform (digital knowledge hub) showing the resources available at PCLive, 2017 - [PDF 790 KB 07-Jan-2019]

NEW Two (2) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) documents: Soyuz 52S (MS-06) Launch, Space Operations Center (SOC) Support & Contingency Familiarization and Astana, Kazakhstan Medical Assessment, 2017 - [PDF 2.4 MB 31-Dec-2018]

NEW SETI Institute Unsolicited Proposal to NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Ames Research Center (ARC) For a New Cooperative Agreement titled: “Planetary Science and Exploration Studies,” 2014 - [PDF 950 KB 31-Dec-2018]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) NASA Competition Advocate Reports, FY2006-FY2016 - [PDF 5 MB 31-Dec-2018]

NEW Charter of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Tips, Complaints and Referrals (TCR) Oversight Board, 2014 - [PDF 590 KB 31-Dec-2018]

NEW Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Findings and Recommendations, 2005 (Federal Information Security Management Act ) FISMA Assessment for the EFOIA Application - [PDF 8.3 MB 31-Dec-2018]

NEW List of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) internal affairs investigation reports and program reviews completed during 2011 - [PDF 1 MB 31-Dec-2018]

NEW Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia (CSOSA) current inventory of psychiatric drugs at CSOSA locations and a copy of prescriptions for psychiatric drugs at CSOSA, 2016-2018 - [PDF 5 MB 24-Dec-2018]

NEW FOIA Administrative Appeal letters and letters provided in response to FOIA Appeals submitted to the Office of Special Counsel (OSC), 2015-2018 - [PDF 32 MB 24-Dec-2018]

NEW US Geological Survey (USGS) briefing materials on Derogatory Names Policy, 2017 - [PDF 4.6 MB 24-Dec-2018]

NEW Documents/email received by the US Geological Survey (USGS) Board of Geographic Names (BGN) with emphasis on the Hawaii Board on Geographic Names 2015-2017 - [PDF 9.3 MB 24-Dec-2018]

NEW Three (3) US Geological Survey (USGS) Reports on Science Policy, 2016, 2010, 2007 - [PDF 280 KB 24-Dec-2018]

NEW FOIA Case Log for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Inspector General (OIG), June-December 2016 - [PDF 5.6 MB 24-Dec-2018]

NEW Coin and currency related studies performed for the US Mint by Gallup Inc. under contract TMI-IQ-07-C-0036, 2007-2009 - [PDF 12 MB 17-Dec-2018]

NEW Each memo and email and schedule associated with the August 21, 2017, visit of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Senator Mitch McConnell, Gov. Matt Bevin, Congressman Matt Guthrie and U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza to the US Bullion Depository at Fort Knox - [PDF 23 MB 17-Dec-2018]

NEW Intelligence Science Board (ISB) Task Force Report on The State of Science and Technology Analysis in the Intelligence Community, 2004 - [PDF 7.6 MB 17-Dec-2018]

NEW Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR) AGE profile for the various batches of smallpox vaccine in the Strategic National Stockpile maintained by CDC, 01/01/2017-08/29/2017 - [PDF 940 KB 10-Dec-2018]

NEW Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR) Report to Congress on Thefts, Losses, or Releases of a Select Agent or Toxin, 2007-2010 - [PDF 3.3 MB 10-Dec-2018]

NEW Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR) Office of the Associate Director for Communication (OADC) employee only webpages, 2017 - [PDF 725 KB 10-Dec-2018]

NEW Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR) CDC Brand Identity Standards, 2017 - [PDF 620 KB 10-Dec-2018]

NEW Closing documents for National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed during CY 2012 - CY 2013 - [PDF 4 MB 10-Dec-2018]

NEW List of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations involving HUD employees closed CY 2013 - CY 2014 - [PDF 6 MB 10-Dec-2018]

NEW Two (2) Army Counterintelligence documents, 1962-1963 - [PDF 5 MB 03-Dec-2018]

NEW Annual Historical Review, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), FY 1980 - [PDF 8 MB 03-Dec-2018]

NEW Annual Historical Review, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), FY 1984 - [PDF 6 MB 03-Dec-2018]

NEW List of Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed CY2015-CY2016 - [PDF 428 KB 03-Dec-2018]

NEW Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) Budget Requests to the Congress, FY2000-FY2006 - [PDF 31 MB 03-Dec-2018]

NEW Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Briefing on SECY 77-268, Public Release of Inventory Discrepancy, 1977 - [PDF 2.3 MB 03-Dec-2018]

NEW Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) Retirement Claims Manual (RCM) Sections RCM 3 and RCM 9, 2016, and section DCM 12 of the Disability Claims Manual (DCM), 2017 - [PDF 14.6 MB 26-Nov-2018]

NEW Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) Twenty-Sixth Actuarial Valuation of the Assets and Liabilities Under the Railroad Retirement Acts as of December 31, 2013, with Technical Supplement, 2015 - [PDF 3.6 MB 26-Nov-2018]

NEW Meeting Minutes of the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) Actuarial Advisory Committee, 2014-2015 - [PDF 1 MB 26-Nov-2018]

NEW Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) General Counsel Legal Opinion L-2017-6, Public Law 114-185 FOIA Improvement Act of 2016, 2017 - [PDF 800 KB 26-Nov-2018]

NEW Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Materials on the following Communities of Practice Site on the NRC Knowledge Center (on Sharepoint/Intranet): Mitigation Strategies for Beyond-Design-Basis External Events and New Reactor Technical Reviews, 2007-2013 - [PDF 15 MB 26-Nov-2018]

NEW Letter correspondence at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Office of the Executive Director for Operations (OEDO) to or from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), CY 2017 - [PDF 4.4 MB 26-Nov-2018]

NEW National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) NLRB Style Manual, A Guide for Legal Writing in Plain English, 2000 - [PDF 1.6 MB 19-Nov-2018]

NEW Listing of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Internal Casehandling Guidance (ICG) memoranda from the Division of Operations-Management internal webpages, 2017 - [PDF 1 MB 19-Nov-2018]

NEW National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Field Manual of Casehandling Memoranda, located on the Division of Operations Management internal employee intranet website, 2017 - [PDF 3.25 MB 19-Nov-2018]

NEW Listing of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Significant Advice Memoranda (SAMs), 2017 - [PDF 1 MB 19-Nov-2018]

NEW National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Appeals Log, 2009-2016 - [PDF 1.8 MB 19-Nov-2018]

NEW National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) records re: processes and procedures for Fingerprint Checks, 2011-2017 - [PDF 4.5 MB 19-Nov-2018]

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