Freedom of Information Act Request – Federal Aviation Administration

FOIAUSSOCM2014_pd_001
FOIA request seeking information relating to drone operations conducted in Minnesota by the U.S. Border Patrol, or by other entities under certificate of operation numbers 2012-CSA-65-COA and 2012-CSA-74-COA. Submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration.
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FOIAUSSOCM2014_pd_002
FOIA request seeking information relating to drone operations conducted in Minnesota by the U.S. Border Patrol, or by other entities under certificate of operation numbers 2012-CSA-65-COA and 2012-CSA-74-COA. Submitted to the Federal Aviation Administration, Great Lakes Region.
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FOIAUSSOCM2014_pd_003
E-mail exchange between Mary Kay Howlett of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and PRM’s Matt Ehling. December 3, 2013. Correspondence relates to the FAA’s receipt of PRM’s FOIA request of November 21, 2013.
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FOIAUSSOCM2014_pd_004
Letter of December 3, 2013 from Mary K Howlett of the FAA to PRM’s Matt Ehling. Letter notes receipt of PRM’s FOIA request of November 21, 2013, and assigns it FOIA request number 2014-001505.
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FOIAUSSOCM2014_pd_005
E-mail exchange between Joann Noonan of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and PRM’s Matt Ehling. December 4, 2013. Correspondence relates to the FAA’s receipt of PRM’s FOIA request of November 21, 2013.
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FOIAUSSOCM2014_pd_006
Letter of December 4, 2013 from Joann Noonan of the FAA FOIA Program Management Branch regarding receipt of a referral from the Great Lakes Region FAA office.
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FOIAUSSOCM2014_pd_007
E-mail correspondence regarding the FAA’s 10-day extension of its time to reply to PRM’s FOPIA request numbered 2014-1505. December 11, 2013.
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FOIAUSSOCM2014_pd_008
E-mail correspondence between Mary Kay Howlett of the FAA and PRM’s Matt Ehling. February 14, 2014. Correspondence notes that a portion of the drone data sought by PRM is part of a lawsuit and will not be available for disclosure in the near term.
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FOIAUSSOCM2014_pd_009
E-mail correspondence of April 8-9, 2014 between Lizett Culley of the FAA and PRM’s Matt Ehling. Correspondence notes that the FAA is requiring additional time to respond to PRM’s request of November 25, 2013. It is notable that the FAA’s response indicates the existence of certificates of operation for U.S. Border Patrol drones. The agency had previously indicated that such records did not exist.
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FOIAUSSOCM2014_pd_010
Letter of August 8, 2014 from John Duncan of the FAA to PRM’s Matt Ehling. Letter notes that two certificates of operation related to U.S. Customs and Border Patrol drones have been released pursuant to PRM’s November 25, 2013 request. The letter also notes that additional responsive documents are pending.
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FOIAUSSOCM2014_pd_011
Letter of September 10, 2014 from PRM’s Matt Ehling to John Duncan of the FAA. Letter acknowledges receipt of Mr. Duncan’s letter of August 8, 2014.
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