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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 "FOIA LOGS" or "DOCUMENTS" links above.

Newly added files listings/links:

NEW National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) memos or emails sent or issued during calendar year 2013 mentioning the reopening of the investigation into the crash of Trans World Airlines Flight 800 (TWA 800) near East Moriches, New York, July 17, 1996 - [PDF 2.8 MB 12-Nov-2018]

NEW Guidance on Style for NTSB Written Products, 2014 and “Writing Guide” that provides guidance on the content and structure of accident reports, safety recommendations, and similar NTSB products. 2000 - [PDF 3.3 MB 12-Nov-2018]

NEW A digital copy of the dataset associated with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Consolidated Hotline System, including the Safety Hotline and the Administrators Hotline, maintained by the Office of Audit and Evaluation, FY2010-FY2011 - [Excel Workbook 2.2 MB 12-Nov-2018]

NEW Listings of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Guides, Handbooks, Indices, Bulletins, Directives and Instruction books from the National Airspace System Technical Library website on the FAA's Employees-only website, 2018 - [PDF 2.8 MB 12-Nov-2018]

NEW Copies of each of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Directives: Series 0000 (General), Series 0310 (Delegations of Authority - Regulatory), Series 0600 (Management Programs), Series 1400 (Public Information), and Series 9000 (Compliance and Field Investigation), 1973-2016 - [PDF 19 MB 12-Nov-2018]

NEW Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Trade Policy Staff Committee Subcommittees and Trade Policy Staff Committee Position Paper Index, 2017 - [PDF 180 KB 12-Nov-2018]

NEW Thirty-five (35) State Department records re: document declassification/records management, 1973-2009 - [PDF 9.6 MB 05-Nov-2018]

NEW Annual Historical Review US Army Intelligence and Security Command Fiscal Year 1981 - [PDF 6.6 MB 05-Nov-2018]

NEW List of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) administrative policies located in the Office of Administrative and Management Services (OAMS), 2017 - [PDF 830 KB 05-Nov-2018]

NEW National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) copies of each Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and each Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to which NHSTA is a signed party from the following offices: Enforcement (including Defects Investigation and Vehicle Safety Compliance); Vehicle Safety Research; and National Center for Statistics and Analysis, 2018 - [PDF 11.2 MB 05-Nov-2018]

NEW National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) internal document: NASS (National Automotive Sampling System) Vehicle Measurement Technique, 1998 - [PDF 5.8 MB 05-Nov-2018]

NEW National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) intranet home page and copies of the main pages for each of the tools and resources top menu bar links, 2017 - [PDF 1.1 MB 05-Nov-2018]

NEW Results of an electronic search of the email system of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) employees in the Office of Legal Affairs and General Counsel, for a copy of each email that contains the word: TRUMP, 2017 - [PDF 20 MB 29-Oct-2018]

NEW All letter correspondence at the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) to or from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), 2015-2017 - [PDF 46 MB 29-Oct-2018]

NEW United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Agency briefing materials related to the Presidential transition for the Agency Review Teams or Agency Landing Teams, 2016 - [PDF 17 MB 29-Oct-2018]

UPDATED United States Agency for International Development (USAID) reports concerning the administration, and/or status, and/or accomplishments of the Pandemic Influenza and Other Emerging Threats (PIOET) program, 2010-2013 - [PDF 762 MB 29-Oct-2018]
NOTE: This is a very large file; 782 Megabytes - over 4200 pages

NEW Documents at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) identifying the designation of the Regulatory Reform Officer required by Executive Order 13777, "Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda," 2017 - [PDF 1.3 MB 29-Oct-2018]

NEW Marine Mammal Commission (MMC) Congressional Budget Justifications for Annual Appropriations, FY 2010-FY 2017 - [PDF 1 MB 29-Oct-2018]

NEW Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR) Policy on Peer Review of Research and Scientific Programs CDC-GA-2002-09, 2002 Revised 2008 - [PDF 1.7 MB 22-Oct-2018]

NEW List of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR) General Administration Policies, 2017 - [PDF 210 KB 22-Oct-2018]

NEW Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR) Intergovernmental Data Release Guidelines, 2005 - [PDF 770 KB 22-Oct-2018]

NEW Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR) Collective Summary of Tribal Leaders’ Recommendations, 2017 - [PDF 200 KB 22-Oct-2018]

NEW The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR) Intranet home page, Index A to Z of All 26 parts, 2017 - [PDF 1 MB 22-Oct-2018]

NEW The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR), 2017 Intranet home page and each page connected by one click (i.e. one level down), 2017 - [PDF 880 KB 22-Oct-2018]

NEW Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) email and other digital/computer records using an ordinary computer search for records containing the phrase "talking points" in the Office of External Affairs, specifically in the office of Director, Strategic Communications Division, 2009-2014 - [PDF 95 MB 15-Oct-2018]
NOTE: This is a large file, 95 Megabytes

NEW Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), email messages distributed on the FEMA National Radio System_National Radio Network (FNARS_NRN) email distribution listserv, 2016-2017 - [PDF 48 MB 15-Oct-2018]

NEW List of Smithsonian Institution (SI) Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed CY 2015 –CY 2016 - [PDF 130 KB 15-Oct-2018]

NEW Smithsonian Institution (SI) Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes, 2013-2017 - [PDF 11.5 MB 15-Oct-2018]

NEW Reports of Investigation (ROI) for six (6) Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2013-2017 - [PDF 17 MB 15-Oct-2018]

NEW Federal Communications Commission (FCC) records regarding applications for use of Television Broadcast Channel 37, 2010 - [PDF 4.7 MB 15-Oct-2018]

NEW Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Charters for six (6) Subcommittees and one (1) Interagency Working Group, 2007-2017 - [PDF 2.4 MB 08-Oct-2018]

NEW FOIA Request Log for Dugway Proving Ground (DPG), 2008-2016 - [PDF 270 KB 08-Oct-2018]

NEW FOIA Request Log for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Oct 1997-Jan 1999 - [PDF 1.9 MB 08-Oct-2018]

NEW Closing documents for twelve (12) Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2008-2015 - [PDF 3 MB 08-Oct-2018]

NEW Closing memoranda for twenty-one (21) National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2015-2016 - [PDF 740 KB 08-Oct-2018]

NEW Closing documents for thirty-four (34) General Services Administration (GSA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2008-2015 - [PDF 9 MB 08-Oct-2018]

NEW Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Management Report, July 2017 - [PDF 665 KB 08-Oct-2018]

NEW Precis of the Bissell Report - Review of Selected National Security Agency (NSA) Cryptanalytic Efforts, 18 February 1965 - [PDF 590 KB 01-Oct-2018]

NEW Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) Records Retention Schedule, 2017 - [PDF 870 KB 01-Oct-2018]

NEW Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) Meeting Minutes, 2016-2017 - [PDF 18 MB 01-Oct-2018]

NEW Current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Customs and Border Protection (CPB) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), 2014 - [PDF 3.7 MB 01-Oct-2018]

NEW Department of Labor (DOL) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) appeals log 2009-2016 - [PDF 23 MB 01-Oct-2018]

NEW Inventory database of the National Eagle and Wildlife Property Repository, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 2017 - [PDF 3.4 MB 24-Sep-2018]

NEW National Eagle and Wildlife Property Repository Inventory Detail Report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 2017 - [PDF 860 KB 24-Sep-2018]

NEW United States International Trade Commission (USITC) Records Management Handbook, 2015 - [PDF 1 MB 24-Sep-2018]

NEW List of United States International Trade Commission (USITC) Administrative Orders, 2017 - [PDF 220 KB 24-Sep-2018]

NEW Copies of request letters and interim response letters (if any) for the 10 oldest pending Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, 2018 - [PDF 5.4 MB 24-Sep-2018]

NEW Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) semiannual reports of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) 1996-1999 - [PDF 16 MB 24-Sep-2018]

NEW Annual Historical Review US Army Intelligence and Security Command Fiscal Year 1977 - [PDF 10 MB 17-Sep-2018]

NEW Annual Historical Review US Army Intelligence and Security Command Fiscal Year 1979 - [PDF 8.4 MB 17-Sep-2018]

NEW Annual Historical Review US Army Intelligence and Security Command Fiscal Year 1982 - [PDF 5.75 MB 17-Sep-2018]

NEW Closing documents for seventeen (17) closed National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2010-2012 - [PDF 5.2 MB 17-Sep-2018]

NEW List of Army Inspector General (IG) investigations closed July 2007-February 2018 2016 - [PDF 684 KB 17-Sep-2018]

NEW National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Measurement Services Council (NMSC) Meeting Minutes, April 2016-January 2017 - [PDF 24.3 MB 17-Sep-2018]

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