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Freedom of Information Act

September 11, 2012

The Freedom of Information Act( FOIA), 5 U.S.C.§ 552, as amended, generally provides that any person has a right to request access to Federal agency records. The USGS proactively promotes information disclosure as inherent to its mission of providing objective science to inform decisionmakers and the general public. USGS scientists disseminate up-to-date and historical scientific data that are critical to addressing national and global priorities.

Publication Year 2012
Title Freedom of Information Act
DOI 10.3133/70039862
Authors D.J. Newman
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Unnumbered Series
Series Title General Information Product
Index ID 70039862
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Administration and Enterprise Information