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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 Census Bureau (USCB) Memos and Reports Regarding Anomalies in the 2020 Decennial Census Data - [PDF 780 KB 23-May-2022]

NEW Census Bureau (USCB) Congressional Correspondence Log, 2017-2021 - [PDF 32.5 MB 23-May-2022]

NEW Department of Commerce (DOC) 2020 Presidential Transition Team Briefing Book - [PDF 23 MB 23-May-2022]

NEW Department of Commerce (DOC) Human Capital Plan, 2021 - [PDF 1.8 MB 23-May-2022]

NEW Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Records Regarding Upgrade of Equipment Used to Depopulate Poultry Flocks Affected by Disease 2021 - [PDF 6 MB 23-May-2022]

NEW Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Records regarding APHIS and National Veterinary Stockpile participation in and responses to requests for assistance with mass swine depopulation 2020-2021 - [PDF 13 MB 23-May-2022]

NEW Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNSFB) Briefing Materials for the Biden/Harris Transition Team 2020 - [PDF 10 MB 16-May-2022]

NEW Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNSFB) minutes and/or meeting summaries for meetings between the Board’s Technical Director and the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Departmental Representative to the Board, January 1, 2021 - July 1, 2021 - [PDF 2.8 MB 16-May-2022]

NEW Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNSFB) Agency Directive D-231.1: Government Charge Card Management Program (2020) and a list of DNSFB Policy Directives - [PDF 1.9 MB 16-May-2022]

NEW General Services Administration (GSA) Service Internal Desktop Freedom of Information (FOIA) Manual 2015 - [PDF 2.2 MB 16-May-2022]

NEW General Services Administration (GSA) Internal FOIA Service Level Expectation (SLE) Document (undated) - [PDF 1.6 MB 16-May-2022]

NEW General Services Administration (GSA) notes from the meetings of the Interagency Sustainability Working Group (ISWG) 2019 - [PDF 1.4 MB 16-May-2022]

NEW Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Advisory Board Meeting Minutes, 2016-2021 - [PDF 5.4 MB 09-May-2022]

NEW Smithsonian Institution (SI) Board of Regents Meeting Minutes, 2020-2021 - [PDF 3.4 MB 09-May-2022]

NEW National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes, 2021-2013 - [PDF 1.8 MB 09-May-2022]

NEW Smithsonian Institution (SI) National Zoological Park Advisory Board Meeting Minutes, April 2016-February 2021 - [PDF 6.7 MB 09-May-2022]

NEW Smithsonian Institution (SI) National Zoological Park Animal Escape Investigations, 2014-2021 - [PDF 1.7 MB 09-May-2022]

NEW Strategic Master Plan of the National Coast Guard Museum, 2017, 2020 - [PDF 36 MB 09-May-2022]

NEW Office of Personnel Management (OPM) records concerning the proposed Juneteeth Federal holiday 2020-2021 - [PDF 4 MB 02-May-2022]

NEW List of AmeriCorps Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed 2014 to 2019 - [PDF 2.4 MB 02-May-2022]

NEW AmeriCorps management advisories 2017-2020 and list of management advisories 2010-2016 - [PDF 3 MB 02-May-2022]

NEW List of various AmeriCorps Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed 2018-2020 - [PDF 5 MB 02-May-2022]

NEW List of AmeriCorps Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed 2018-2019 - [PDF 1.2 MB 02-May-2022]

NEW List of AmeriCorps Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed 2020 - [PDF 1 MB 02-May-2022]

NEW Each Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Backlog Reduction Plan or Strategy 2019-2022 - [PDF 8.3 MB 18-Apr-2022]

NEW Records in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Mission Support (OMS) concerning the sunsetting and planned replacement of the FOIAonline system, 2021 - [PDF 21 MB 18-Apr-2022]

NEW List of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed during Calendar Year 2020 - [PDF 2.4 MB 18-Apr-2022]

NEW List of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed during Calendar Years 2018 and 2019 - [PDF 3 MB 18-Apr-2022]

NEW Each Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Inspector General (OIG) investigation or review regarding EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt 2018-2019 - [PDF 21 MB 18-Apr-2022]

NEW Department of Energy (DOE) A Brief History of the Progressive Case, 1987 - [PDF 4.4 MB 18-Apr-2022]

NEW Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) Summary of Input from the Public for the MSPB Research Agenda 2019 - [PDF 1.6 MB 11-Apr-2022]

NEW State Department Office of Inspector General (OIG) Report for each investigation closed during CY 2020 regarding US Agency for Global Media (USAGM) - [PDF 22 MB 11-Apr-2022]

NEW Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Delinquent Financial Disclosure Filings by Agency 2021 - [PDF 1 MB 11-Apr-2022]

NEW Dept of the Treasury Office of Inspector General (OIG) Reports of Investigations Completed in 2016 - [PDF 38 MB 11-Apr-2022]

NEW Peace Corps Agendas and Meeting Minutes of the Technology Advisory Board 2028-2020 - [PDF 2 MB 11-Apr-2022]

UPDATED National Science Foundation (NSF) Documents Concerning the Arecibo Radio Observatory Response Plan 2022 - [PDF 6.4 MB 11-Apr-2022]

NEW National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Science Council Meeting Minutes, Sept/Oct 2021 - [PDF 2.7 MB 04-Apr-2022]

NEW Description and Inventory of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Heritage Assets Collection 2021 - [PDF2 MB 04-Apr-2022]

NEW Description of Space Situational Awareness at National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2021 - [PDF 2.25 MB 04-Apr-2022]

NEW Each Indemnity Agreement signed by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chair during Calendar Years 2019-2021 - [PDF 12.5 MB 04-Apr-2022]

NEW National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Transition Briefing for the incoming Biden Administration 2020 - [PDF 19 MB 04-Apr-2022]

NEW National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Status reports on the National Digital Newspaper Program 2019-2021 - [PDF 23 MB 04-Apr-2022]

NEW Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Three Information Reports on Extrasensory Perception and Human Radio, 1964 - [PDF 2 MB 28-Mar-2022]

NEW Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Inspector General (OIG) Investigations Closed CY 2012-2013 - [PDF 900 KB 28-Mar-2022]

NEW General Services Administration (GSA) Agendas for US Chief Financial Officers Council (CFOC) Meetings, September 2017 - March 2019 - [PDF 11 MB 28-Mar-2022]

NEW Analysis of the General Services Administration (GSA) Records Management Program 2019-2020 and the GSA FOIA Program 2018 - [PDF 2 MB 28-Mar-2022]

NEW List of Closed Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Inspector General (OIG) Investigations CY 2018-2019 - [PDF 25 MB 28-Mar-2022]

NEW List of Closed Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Inspector General (OIG) Investigations FY 2020 - [PDF 17 MB 28-Mar-2022]

NEW Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Directorate of Science and Technology (S&T) Historical Series: OSI-1, The Office of Scientific Intelligence (OSI), 1949-68, Volumes One, Two and Three including Annexes I through X, 1972 - [PDF 19 MB 21-Mar-2022]

NEW Three Quarterly Reports from The Library of Congress (LOC) film preservation facility in Dayton, Ohio, 2005-2006 and Brochure re: the National Audiovisual Conservation Center, Culpeper, Virginia, undated - [PDF 1.6 MB 21-Mar-2022]

NEW Forms used by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) 2003-2004 - [PDF 5 MB 21-Mar-2022]

NEW Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) computer-generated bibliographies prepared by matching the subject terms: XP-85; XF-85; Goblin; Parasite Plane; Parasite Fighter; MX-472 against the Technical Report database, 2005 - [PDF 2 MB 21-Mar-2022]

NEW Closing documents for Five (5) selected National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Inspector General (OIG) investigations 2002-2003 - [PDF 1 MB 21-Mar-2022]

NEW List of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Inspector General (OIG) Investigations Closed 2003-2004 - [PDF 2 MB 21-Mar-2022]

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