U.S. Department of Energy Idaho (DOE-ID)
Electronic FOIA Request Form*
To make an Electronic FOIA (E-FOIA) request, please provide the information below.
Failure to enter accurate and complete information may render your FOIA request
impossible to fulfill.
For individuals making a request for personal records under
FOIA or the Privacy Act, please fill out the
Privacy Act Request Form (
15 kb), print out the form and have your identity validated by having the form notarized
and send the form to DOE-Idaho Privacy Officer, 1955 Freemont Avenue, Mail Stop
1203, Idaho Falls, ID 83405.
* Requests submitted under the Privacy Act must be signed and, therefore, cannot
be submitted on this form.
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
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.
Enter description(4000 Character limit):
Preferred form of fomat:
Type of Requester:
Select a descripton 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(2000 Character limit):
The subject of the request: Whether the subject of the requested records
concerns "the operations or activities of the government."
The informative value of the information to be disclosed: Whether the
disclosure is "likely to contribute" to an understanding of government
operations or activities.
The contribution to an understanding by the general public of the subject
likely to result from disclosure, taking into account your ability and intent to
disseminate the information to the public in a form that can further
understanding of the subject matter.
The significance of the contribution to public understanding: Whether the
disclosure is likely to contribute "significantly" to public understanding of
government operations or activities.
The existence and magnitude of a commercial interest: Whether the requester
has a commercial interest that would be furthered by the requested disclosure,
and, if so
The primary interest in disclosure: Whether the magnitude of the identified
commercial interest of the requester is sufficiently large, in comparison with
the public interest in disclosure, that disclosure is "primarily in the
commercial interest of the requester."
I request expedited processing of the request and provide a justification below.
I believe a compelling need exists to warrant expedited processing because there
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