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Newly added files listings/links:

NEW Reports on the effects of neutrinos on radioactive decay rates, from Department of Energy (DOE) Contract DEDT0004091 (Techsource), 2016-2019 - [PDF 11 MB 17-Feb-2020]

NEW Three (3) U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) presentations, 2010-2012 - [PDF 7 MB 17-Feb-2020]

NEW Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Privacy Threshold Analyses (PTA) re Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology (HART), 2014 - [PDF 10 MB 17-Feb-2020]

NEW Email Received by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at Email Address: CongressToDHS@dhs.gov, June 1-16, 2018 - [PDF 10 MB 17-Feb-2020]

NEW Various Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) Organizational Documents, 2013-2014 - [PDF 7.8 MB 17-Feb-2020]

NEW Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) computer-generated bibliography prepared by matching the subject terms: Pneumatic aircraft, Inflato-Plane, Inflatoplane, GA-466, GA-468, KAO-2-GI, KAO-3-GI against the Technical Report database, 2016 - [PDF 925 KB 17-Feb-2020]

NEW Large Fire Cost Review for FY2009 Submitted to: Secretary of Agriculture, Submitted by: Secretary of Agriculture's Independent Large Cost Fire Review Panel and Guidance Group, Inc., August 2010 - [PDF 20 MB 10-Feb-2020]

NEW National database of United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Animal Research Facilities (facilities that submit APHIS Form 7023), 2019 - [PDF 1.8 MB 10-Feb-2020]

NEW Note and Budget, Identification of genes conferring resistance to black pod disease in cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) and their linked markers (FULBRIGHT-ARS: 2015-2016, DS-2019: N 0016391104, Program: G-1-00005) Project Title: Identification of genes conferring resistance to black pod disease in cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) and their linked markers - [PDF 1.8 MB 10-Feb-2020]

NEW Department of Justice (DOJ) Departmental Ethics Office (DEO) Counsel Logs, October 2008-September 2010 - [PDF 6.5 MB 10-Feb-2020]

NEW Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) intranet (internal employee only) home page for Office of Export Enforcement (OEE), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) and Director of Administration, Office of Export Administration, 2019 - [PDF 716 KB 10-Feb-2020]

NEW Letter from the Archivist of the United States to the President concerning the John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act, including three attachments, March 26, 2018 - [PDF 6.7 MB 03-Feb-2020]

NEW A Study of the Mathematical Effort in the National Security Agency (NSA) prepared by The Mathematics Panel, NSA Scientific Advisory Board, 31 May 1957 - [PDF 6.7 MB 03-Feb-2020]

NEW List of National Security Agency (NSA) Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed CY 2015-CY 2016 - [PDF 1.6 MB 03-Feb-2020]

NEW United States Navy (USN) Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR) request logs, 2009-2017 - [PDF 2.5 MB 03-Feb-2020]

NEW Listing of studies performed by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Vehicle Performance Division, 2011-2017 - [PDF 640 KB 03-Feb-2020]

NEW Financial Services Sector-Specific Plan 2015 (SSP), issued by the Department of the Treasury, Department of Homeland Security and the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council - [PDF 940 KB 03-Feb-2020]

NEW Letters on various topics from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to Congress, FY20I5 - FY2017 - [PDF 5.3 MB 27-Jan-2020]

NEW National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Heritage Assets Database, 2019 - [PDF 1.5 MB 27-Jan-2020]

NEW List of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Inspector General (OIG) Investigations closed 2018-2019 that have the category: Employee Integrity, 2018-2019 - [PDF 3 MB 27-Jan-2020]

NEW Two (2) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) procedural documents, 2015 - [PDF 3 MB 27-Jan-2020]

NEW Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) computer-generated Technical Report database bibliography where Corporate Author = Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) 2016 - [PDF 1.2 MB 27-Jan-2020]

UPDATED Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Manual Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) Tour Operations - Washington DC facility (undated) and Manual of Standard Operating Procedures Tour Guide & Visitor Center Operations - Western Currency Facility, Fort Worth, TX, 2015 - [PDF 10.3 MB 27-Jan-2020]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) MyUSDA monthly Newsletter, May-October 2017 - [PDF 9.5 MB 20-Jan-2020]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Production and Conservation Business Center (FPAC-BC) database of National Cultural Resources, FY 2018 - [PDF 925 KB 20-Jan-2020]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) three reports by contractor Mercury Associates Inc. related to Contract AG1A23D170151 (also referenced as GS10F0026T): NRCS vehicle fleet, NRCS Vehicle Allocation Methodology and Fleet Optimum Replacement, 2015-2016 - [PDF 26 MB 20-Jan-2020]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) records related to WeatherPredict Consulting Inc. contracts AG3151Cl 10017 and AG3151Cl 70009 for Surface Wetness assessment via Passive Microwave Satellite Imagery, 2013 - [PDF 1 MB 20-Jan-2020]

NEW National Science Foundation (NSF) Proposal and Award Manual (PAM), 2019 - [PDF 1.4 MB 20-Jan-2020]

UPDATED Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) FERC Insider employee newsletters, 2017-2018 - [PDF 28.5 MB 20-Jan-2020]

NEW Communications between Department of the Treasury Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Office of Special Counsel (OSC), 2019 - [PDF 3.5 MB 03-Jan-2020]

NEW Department of the Treasury Council of Inspectors General on Financial Oversight (CIGFO) Meeting Minutes: Initial CIGFO Meeting October 2010 and Meeting June 2017 - [PDF 560 KB 03-Jan-2020]

NEW List of all Department of the Treasury Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigative cases closed in CY 2017 - [PDF 360 KB 03-Jan-2020]

NEW Reports of Investigation (ROI) for Eleven (11) selected Department of the Treasury Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigative cases closed in CY 2017 - [PDF 22 MB 03-Jan-2020]

NEW Department of the Treasury Office of Inspector General (OIG) Selected Closed Investigations 2015-2016 - [PDF 12 MB 03-Jan-2020]

NEW Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) database containing listings of technical reports commissioned by BOEM, 2019 - [PDF 1.4 MB 30-Dec-2019]

NEW Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) FOIA Case Log, FY 2017-FY 2018 - [PDF 590 KB 30-Dec-2019]

NEW Letter correspondence at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to or from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), 2016 - [PDF 1.8 MB 30-Dec-2019]

NEW Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) FOIA program internal administrative quarterly status reports, 2015-2016 - [PDF 1.2 MB 30-Dec-2019]

NEW Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of General Counsel (OGC) document: General Pointers to Assist in Determining When Rulemaking is Necessary, Guidance is Appropriate, and Federal Register Publication is Required, (undated) - [PDF 690 KB 23-Dec-2019]

NEW Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Main page for the Library section of the HUDatHome intranet website, Multifamily Field Office Guidance main intranet page, Civil Rights Front-End intranet page, Memo regarding Multifamily Housing Utility Analysis, 2019 - [PDF 6 MB 23-Dec-2019]

NEW Listing of Treasury Executive Office for Asset Forfeiture (TEOAF), (part of the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI)): numbered Directives, 2019 - [PDF 270 KB 23-Dec-2019]

NEW National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Trends Analysis Division (TAD) Status Reports May-July 2019 - [PDF 900 KB 23-Dec-2019]

NEW Meeting Minutes of each meeting of the National Council on the Arts (NEA), 2015-2019 - [PDF 10 MB 23-Dec-2019]

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