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FOIA News: EPA rejecting requests submitted by email

FOIA News (2019)Allan BlutsteinComment

EPA is latest agency to stop accepting FOIA requests via email

Following the FBI’s “gold standard,” the agency is directing requesters to file through a portal or snail mail

By JPat Brown, MuckRock, Sept. 3, 2019

Under the Environmental Protection Agency’s new FOIA regulations which were implemented back in July, the EPA is no longer accepting request submissions via email, joining the Federal Bureau of Investigation in requiring requests be made through an online portal or snail mail.

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