Department of Energy

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Records available

Per the Annual 2015 DOE FOIA Report, "The DOE invokes several of the FOIA’s exemptions to protect information that is:

  • Classified as restricted data or formerly restricted data
  • Proprietary
  • Personal
  • Pre-decisional and deliberative.

These types of information may not be granted under the FOIA to protect national security, proprietary interests of submitters; personal privacy of individuals, and open and frank discussion."

Requester suggestions, tips and guidance

  • FOIA requests can be mailed, faxed, or submitted using an online portal. Links to addresses and the portal can be found here.

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