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NEW Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Case Logs FY2017-FY2020 - [PDF 2.8 MB - 24-Jun-2024]

NEW Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) undated - [PDF 415 KB - 24-Jun-2024]

NEW List of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Closed Cases, 2021-2022 - [PDF 260 KB - 24-Jun-2024]

NEW Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Network Outage Reporting System (NORS) 2023 - [PDF 1.2 MB - 24-Jun-2024]

NEW Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Top Officials Exercise (TOPOFF) After Action Reports (AAR) 2003-2007 - [PDF 5 MB - 24-Jun-2024]

NEW of National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Inspector General (OIG) Management Letters (2006-2008) and Audit Report for Safeguarding NARA Special Protected Records and Artifacts Stored in Secured Stacks, Vaults and Safes, 2006 - [PDF 800 KB - 24-Jun-2024]

NEW ral Aviation Administration (FAA) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) 2015 - [PDF 375 KB - 24-Jun-2024]

NEW List of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Laser/UAS (unmanned aircraft) Investigations from the Regulatory Investigations Tracking System (RITS) 2021-2023 - [PDF 4.1 MB - 24-Jun-2024]

NEW US Marshals Service (USMS) Annual Reports 2015-2021 - [PDF 43.9 MB - 24-Jun-2024]

NEW The Most Recent Version of three US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Budgeting Models: Patent Model, Trademark Model and Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Model 2023 - [PDF 344 KB - 24-Jun-2024]

NEW USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Information Technology (IT) Planning Materials/Roadmaps, 2018, 2021 - [PDF 12.3 MB - 17-Jun-2024]

NEW FOIA Case Log for Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) 2012-2020 - [PDF 370 KB - 17-Jun-2024]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Environmental Accomplishment Tracking (NEAT) Hazardous Materials Management Program (HMMP) database with military legacy sites on USDA lands 2021 - [PDF 730 KB - 17-Jun-2024]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) A copy of the Tribal Consultation and Collaboration Database Website 2021 - [PDF 4.5 MB - 17-Jun-2024]

NEW US Forest Service (USFS) Damage and Risks to Sequoia Trees 2022 - [PDF 9.1 MB - 17-Jun-2024]

NEW US Forest Service (USFS) Illegal Marijuana Cultivation Sites 2023 - [PDF 450 KB - 17-Jun-2024]

NEW National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Strategies on firearm violence during FY2021 - [PDF 2.3 MB - 10-Jun-2024]

NEW FOIA Case Log for Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) 2012-2020 - [PDF 675 KB - 10-Jun-2024]

NEW Council on E nvironmental Quality (CEQ) Each report sent to the CEQ from the Water Subcabinet under Executive Order 13956, 2020-2023 - [PDF 804 KB - 10-Jun-2024]

NEW Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Calendar of Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) Administrator Neomi Rao, July 18, 2017 through May 13, 2018 - [PDF 5 MB - 10-Jun-2024]

NEW Office of Management and Budget (OMB) List of agencies filing "200 Day" status reports under Section 5 of Executive Order 13985 2024 - [PDF 224 KB - 10-Jun-2024]

NEW Office of Management and Budget (OMB) records on the use of the MAX.gov interagency portal from 2018-2020, and reasons for reduction of use - [PDF 1.3 MB - 10-Jun-2024]

NEW Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Interior Department Manual/Handbook Sections: BLM Manual H-1530-1 Real Property General Operating Procedures Handbook (Internal), BLM Handbook 1541-1 BLM Correspondence and Document Management (Internal), BLM Manual H-1541-2 Desk Reference Guide Handbook, BLM Handbook H-1684-1 Fund Code Handbook (Internal) - [PDF 20.7 MB - 10-Jun-2024]

NEW Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Interior Department Manual/Handbook Sections: BLM Handbook 1112-1 Safety and Health Management, BLM Manual Handbook 1112-2 Safety and Health for Field Operations (Internal), BLM Manual Handbook H-1283-1 Data Administration and Management Handbook (Internal), BLM Handbook H-1283-2 Data Administration and Management Handbook (Internal) 2014 (second handbook in the series), BLM Handbook H-1292-1 Communication Tower Climbing and Safety (Internal), BLM Handbook H-1292-2 Radio Frequency Exposure Awareness Program Handbook (Internal), BLM Handbook H-1292-3 Radio Site Facilities Handbook (Internal) 2012, BLM Manual H-1382-1 Change of Station Handbook 1988 - [PDF 14.3 MB - 10-Jun-2024]

NEW Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Interior Department Manual/Handbook Sections: BLM Manual H-9112-1 Bridge Design, Construction, and Maintenance, BLM Manual H-9112-2 Bridge Protocols, BLM Manual Handbook 9177-3 Reporting Dam Failures, BLM Handbook 9211-1 Fire Planning Handbook, BLM Handbook H-9214-1 Fuels Management and Community Assistance Handbook, BLM Handbook H-9232-1 Realty Trespass Abatement, H-9238-1 Fire Trespass Handbook (Internal) 2015 - [PDF 8.5 MB - 10-Jun-2024]

NEW Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Interior Department Manual Sections: H-3160-5 (Inspection and Enforcement Documentation and Strategy Development Handbook), H-3160-6 (National Certification Handbook For Oil and Gas Inspection and Enforcement Personnel), H-3890-1 (Handbook for Mineral Examiners) 2005-2009 - [PDF 5.4 MB - 10-Jun-2024]

NEW Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Clandestine Service Historical Paper 258: Covert Book Publishing 1970 - [PDF 430 KB - 03-Jun-2024]

NEW Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) List of Films and Videotapes at DTRA 2023 - [PDF 1.7 MB - 03-Jun-2024]

NEW FOIA Case Logs for Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) 2013-2015 - [PDF 396 KB - 03-Jun-2024]

NEW Farm Credit Administration (FCA) Congressional Budget Justifications for 2015 through 2022 - [PDF 5.1 MB - 03-Jun-2024]

NEW Farm Credit Administration (FCA) Transition Briefing for the incoming Biden Administration, 2020 - [PDF 3.8 MB - 03-Jun-2024]

NEW Department of State (DOS) Communications Regarding Recovery of Deorbited Space Debris (Project Moon Dust), 1967-1972 - [PDF 8.2 MB - 03-Jun-2024]

NEW National Park Service (NPS) Facility Condition Index Database for NPS real estate assets, 2018 - [xlsx 13.4 MB - 27-May-2024]

NEW National Park Service (NPS) Hurricane Sandy After Action Report and Lessons Learned, 2013 - [PDF 611 KB - 27-May-2024]

NEW National Park Service (NPS) Inventory of Public Property in and Belonging to the Executive Mansion (White House), 2020 - [PDF 4.2 MB - 27-May-2024]

NEW National Park Service (NPS) Museum Program Strategic Plan 2016 - [PDF 516 KB - 27-May-2024]

NEW National Park Service (NPS) Photos of the Porcelain Tablets in the Hall of Records at Mount Rushmore, 1998, 1999 - [PDF 6.8 MB - 27-May-2024]

NEW National Park Service (NPS) Gateway Arch National Park Manuals - Cover pages and tables of contents 1996-2011 - [PDF 1.5 MB - 27-May-2024]

NEW Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Presentation from 2019 BOP Training Session on Transparency - [PDF 1.5 MB - 20-May-2024]

NEW Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Inspector General (DODIG) DODIG-2023-004, Evaluation of the DoD Processes and Procedures to Alert DoD Officials in the Event the Presidential Emergency Satchel is Lost, Stolen, or Compromised 2022 - [PDF 1.5 MB - 20-May-2024]

NEW U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Transition Briefing for the Incoming Biden Administration, 2020 - [PDF 3.2 MB - 20-May-2024]

NEW National Institutes of Health (NIH) Transition Briefing for the Incoming Biden Administration, 2020 - [PDF 28 MB - 20-May-2024]

NEW Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Report on US Attorney misconduct for having an intimate relationship with a subordinate 2021 - [PDF 1.3 MB - 20-May-2024]

NEW Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Information Policy (OIP) Compliance Team Handbook 2021 - [PDF 1.2 MB - 20-May-2024]

NEW List of restricted reports at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Boulder Laboratories Library 2023 - [PDF 1.7 MB - 13-May-2024]

NEW US International Trade Commission (USITC) Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Meeting Record of the Performance Management and Strategic Planning Committee (PMSPC) 2019-2021 - [PDF 5.7 MB - 13-May-2024]

NEW US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Secrecy Orders - Statistics 2021 - [PDF 650 KB - 13-May-2024]

NEW US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Financial Advisory Board (FAB) Meeting Minutes 2015 - [PDF 5.4 MB - 13-May-2024]

NEW US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Cooperation Treaty - Patent Prosecution Highway Agreements 2020-2021 - [PDF 1 MB - 13-May-2024]

NEW Reports Prepared by US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Evaluation Office, May 2017 - May 2024 - [PDF 560 KB - 13-May-2024]

NEW Department of Education (DOE/ED) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Exhibits from the DOE Office of Inspector General Investigation regarding Student Assistance Corporation (SAC) regarding Student Loans 2002-2008 - [PDF 29.3 MB - 06-May-2024]

NEW Department of Education (ED) Meeting Minutes: President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, September 2019 to September 2020 - [PDF 12.8 MB - 06-May-2024]

NEW Department of Education (ED) senior officials' emails containing the word Princeton 2020-2023 - [PDF 4.4 MB - 06-May-2024]

NEW Department of Education (ED) Directive on Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) 2019 - [PDF 3 MB - 06-May-2024]

NEW Department of Education (ED) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Backlog Reduction Plan 2018 (?) - [PDF 2 MB - 06-May-2024]

NEW Department of Education (ED) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) 2016/2021 - [PDF 4.9 MB - 06-May-2024]

NEW National Security Agency (NSA) Oral History of Roy C. Crippen, Director of DEFSMAC 1983-1986, OH 1988-05, 1988 - [PDF 1.9 MB - 29-Apr-2024]

NEW U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Case Logs 2012 - 2020, and 2023 - [PDF 1.5 MB - 29-Apr-2024]

NEW U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) India Energy and Smart Grid Projects Desk Studies 2019 - [PDF 3.1 MB - 29-Apr-2024]

NEW U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Performance and Accountability Reports, 2017-2019 - [PDF 29.7 MB - 29-Apr-2024]

NEW List of reports by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Evaluations Office as of May 2017 (2004-2012) - [PDF 770 KB - 29-Apr-2024]

NEW TDA Handbook, Program and Administrative Policies and Procedures of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), 1998 - [PDF 11.8 MB - 29-Apr-2024]

NEW U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Congressional Budget Justifications, 2021 and 2022 - [PDF 1.4 MB - 29-Apr-2024]

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