The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552, as amended, established that records in the possession of Federal agencies are accessible to the public unless they meet one or more of the nine exemptions under FOIA or the Privacy Act of 1974 (as amended), and other authorities.
The Department is soliciting views from submitters on whether certain records are confidential information under the FOIA, 5 USC § 552(b)(4). These records are related to:
Details on how to respond are included in this letter.
Copy of the FOIA request
Companies with DWRRA leases can contact Office of the Secretary to review records subject to possible release.
OS will presume that you do not object to their disclosure if no response by 3/4/16. OS will release without redaction these records for companies that do not respond.
Office of the Secretary FOIA:
U.S. Department of the Interior
1849 C Street, NW, MS-7328, Washington, D.C. 20240
The information you seek may already be available at these locations:
Office of Secretary FOIA web page