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USGS Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Contacts

FOIA requests for a copy of U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) records can be made by any individual or public/private organization other than a Federal agency. The request must:

  1. be in writing or by e-mail to,
  2. specifically cite the Freedom of Information Act,
  3. reasonably describe the records sought, and
  4. indicate a willingness to pay fees, (specify the amount you are willing to pay) or ask for a fee waiver.

The request should be sent to the USGS FOIA Officer, Mail Stop 807, National Center, Reston, VA 20192. Additionally, questions relating to the FOIA may be addressed to the following contacts:

Discipline FOIA Representatives
Agency/Discipline Name Phone Email
Director's Office Melanie Clark/Kim Dueling 703-648-4322/703-648-4407 /
Climate and Land Use Change Sharon Maccini 703-648-5110
Core Science Systems Pending Appointment    
Ecosystems Pending Appointment

Energy and Minerals, and Environmental Health Pending Appointment

Natural Hazards Pending Appointment

Water Resources Ken Skipper 303-236-5050 x230
Office of Human Resources Cheryl Smith 703-648-6105
Administration and Enterprise Information Pending Appointment    

Name Phone EMail ID
Brian A. May 703-648-7190

DOI FOIA Officer
Name Phone Email ID
Cindy Cafaro 202-208-3181

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