Reasonably Describe Records
Describe the specific record (s) you seek with sufficient detail that a knowledgeable official of the activity may locate the record with a reasonable amount of effort. Such detail should include: dates, titles, file designations, and offices to be searched.
Since most DOE records are not retained permanently, the more information that you provide, the better the opportunity there is to determine if the records involved still exist and where. The FOIA clearly states that records must exist at the time the request is submitted.
Type of Requester
Select a description of yourself and the purpose of the request to help determine your category for assessing fees:
Fees and Fee Waivers
Your request must include a statement that (1) you agree to pay any fees that may be incurred to process the request; (2) stipulates an amount you are willing to pay; or (3) requests a specific waiver or reduction of fees.
Please select the statement that applies:
If you request a waiver or reduction of fees, we will consider the following six factors to make a determination. Please provide information that addresses these factors:
If my request for
a waiver or reduction in fees is denied,
I request expedited processing of the request and provide a justification below. I believe a compelling need exists to warrant expedited processing because there is:
Please provide your specific justification for expedited processing:
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