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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 "FOIA LOGS" or "DOCUMENTS" links above.

Newly added files listings/links:

NEW Four (4) documents from the Voice of America (VOA) Employee Orientation section of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Intranet, 2017 - [PDF 1.3 MB 26-Jun-2017]

NEW Five (5) most recent Monthly Reports to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) (2015) - [PDF 1.2 MB 26-Jun-2017]

NEW Index of legal opinions of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) General Counsel, 1967 - [PDF 770 KB 26-Jun-2017]

NEW List of Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed CY 2010 - CY 2016 - [PDF 3 MB 26-Jun-2017]

NEW Four (4) Legal Services Corporation (LSC) records, 2009-2013 - [PDF 1.2 MB 26-Jun-2017]

NEW Office of Special Counsel (OSC) Congressional Budget Justifications, 2007-2009 - [PDF 1.9 MB 26-Jun-2017]

NEW Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Broadcasting Administrative Manual (BAM), 2017 - [PDF 25 MB 19-Jun-2017]

NEW Internal memos and reports on the extent and impact of satellite jamming on Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) signals, 2015-2016 - [PDF 25 MB 19-Jun-2017]

NEW Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) briefing materials related to the Presidential transition, 2016-2017 - [PDF 3.5 MB 19-Jun-2017]

NEW Voice of America (VOA) Journalism Best Practices Guide, 2017 - [PDF 3 MB 19-Jun-2017]

NEW U.S. Trade And Development Agency (USTDA) All Staff Meeting Minutes, 2012-2013 - [PDF 5.7 MB 19-Jun-2017]

NEW Reports of Investigation for Three (3) Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2009-2011 - [PDF 1.8 MB 19-Jun-2017]

NEW Department of Homeland Security (DHS) After Action Reports for Three (3) Top Officials (TOPOFF) Exercises, 2003-2006 and TOPOFF) 4 Exercise Evaluator Handbook, 2007 - [PDF 75.5 MB 12-Jun-2017]
NOTE: This is a large file; 76 Megabytes

NEW Unpublished internal FEMA reports and studies concerning risks from geomagnetic storms and solar flares, 2010 - [PDF 6 MB 12-Jun-2017]

NEW US Geological Survey (USGS) quarterly FOIA program reports: USGS Accomplishments, FY 2015-2016 2016 - [PDF 285 KB 12-Jun-2017]

NEW US Geological Survey (USGS) Fundamental Science Practices (intranet web pages), 2010-2017 - [PDF 1.9 MB 12-Jun-2017]

NEW Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) leadership commentaries: Leadership Best Practices, 2009-2011 - [PDF 1.5 MB 12-Jun-2017]

NEW List of Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2015-2016 - [PDF 560 KB 12-Jun-2017]

NEW Ten oldest pending National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and letter of appeal for each of the NHTSA' s five oldest pending FOIA appeals, 2017 - [PDF 3.2 MB 05-Jun-2017]

NEW National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Comprehensive Records Schedule, 2017 - [PDF 2.1 MB 05-Jun-2017]

NEW FOIA request log for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), CY 2016 - [PDF 1.7 MB 05-Jun-2017]

NEW Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) Ethics Handbook, 2011 - [PDF 1.2 MB 05-Jun-2017]

NEW Closing documents for nine (9) Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2015-2016 - [PDF 3.2 MB 05-Jun-2017]

NEW Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed 2010-2012 - [PDF 900 KB 05-Jun-2017]

NEW Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Facilities Management Policy, Information Security Technology Policy, 2010 and Policy and Procedures List, 2017 - [PDF 1 MB 29-May-2017]

NEW Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Office of Quality Assurance Policies and Procedures Manual, 2016 and FHFA Acquisition Procedures Manual, 2015 - [PDF 792 KB 29-May-2017]

NEW Department of Commerce Manual of Security Policies and Procedures, 2012-2016 - [PDF 10 MB 29-May-2017]

NEW List of Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS) investigations closed CY 2010 - CY 2015 - [PDF 5.7 MB 29-May-2017]

NEW Listing of Army War College Individual Research Reports for all years - [PDF 1.2 MB 29-May-2017]

NEW Title pages of Unpublished Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) Orders 011, 012, 020, 034, 036, 040, and 041, undated - [PDF 1 MB 29-May-2017]

NEW Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) Inspector General (OIG) Memorandum; OIG Enterprise Risk Management Program, May 16, 2016 - [PDF 925 KB 22-May-2017]

NEW Closing documents for nine (9) Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2015-2016 - [PDF 2.6 MB 22-May-2017]

NEW Four (4) Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation's (PBGC) operational Manuals, 2005-2017 - [PDF 121 MB 22-May-2017]

NEW Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation's (PBGC) Directive on Use of Information Technology, 2016 and Volume 19 of the PBGC Information Assurance Handbook, 2008 - [PDF 8 MB 22-May-2017]

NEW Two (2) Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation's (PBGC) memoranda relating to governance, 2008, 2013 - [PDF 3.9 MB 22-May-2017]

NEW Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation's (PBGC) Quality Assurance Procedures for Pension Insurance Reporting, Records Management Manual and Action Plan, and Information Quality Guidelines, 2010-2016 - [PDF 2.6 MB 22-May-2017]

NEW Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Inspector General (OIG) Audit Manual and Investigations Manual, 2016 - [PDF 3.6 MB 14-May-2017]

NEW Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Laboratory Directed Research and Development Policies and Procedures Manual, 2016 and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Defense Programs Business Process System (DPBPS) (legacy Development and Production Manual), 2016 - [PDF 9MB 14-May-2017]

NEW Eight (8) United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Inspector General (OIG) Audits, 2000-2006 - [PDF 8 MB 14-May-2017]

NEW Lists of Department of the Treasury Directives and Treasury Orders, 2017 - [PDF 770 KB 14-May-2017]

NEW Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) intranet (employees only internal website) home page, 2016 - [PDF 460 KB 14-May-2017]

NEW Selected Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) intranet (employees only internal website) pages accessible from the home page, 2017 - [PDF 2.6 MB 14-May-2017]

NEW Department of Treasury Proposed policy for Executive level clearance of Sensitive Information under FOIA process, 2017 - [PDF 600 KB 01-May-2017]

NEW Department of the Treasury Inspector General (OIG) Investigations Closed, CY 2016 - [PDF 500 KB 01-May-2017]

NEW Each issue of the Department of the Treasury DATA Act implementation roundup / DATA Act Biweekly Bulletin newsletters, 2015-2016 - [PDF 11 MB 01-May-2017]

NEW Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) Management Advisory Report: Additional Options to Collect Tax Debts Need To Be Explored, Reference Number: 2001-40-122, July 2001 - [PDF 1.7 MB 01-May-2017]

NEW Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) “Web Standards: employee-only Intranet internal web pages, 2017 - [PDF 2.1 MB 01-May-2017]

NEW Oral History Interview with USAF Colonel Robert Work, The History Office HQ Air Intelligence Agency, 1999 - [PDF 9.1 MB 01-May-2017]


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