Freedom of Information Act

Freedom of Information Act

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) gives the public access to information held by the federal government.  Individuals have the right to request and receive access to any document, file, or other record in the possession of any federal government agency, subject to exemptions.Records can be obtained from the state of Alaska under the Alaska Public Records Act.

Federal Government

Federal Government FOIA Contacts:

Portal for all Federal Government FOIA Requests

EPA region 10 FOIA Officer
Stephanie Kercheval
(206) 553-8665
kercheval.stephanie@epamail.epa.gov
r10.foia@epa.gov
Office of Water at EPA HQ:   http://www.epa.gov/foia/requestform.html
Army Corps of Engineers:   foia-poa@usace.army.mil
National Oceanic and Aeronautic Administration (NOAA):   foia@noaa.com
US Forest Service, Alaska Region:   wo_foia@fs.fed.us

Alaska State Government

A Request for Information can be sent to any department or agency head, or the governor’s office.

Sample FOIA Requests

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