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EPA/OEI RIN: 2025-AA38 Publication ID: Spring 2017 
Title: Environmental Protection Agency Freedom of Information Act Regulations Update 
Abstract:

The Environmental Protection Agency is developing a proposal to revise its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations, 40 CFR part 2, subpart A, which were last updated in 2002, in order to comply with the 2007 Open Government Act, the Openness Promotes Effectiveness in our National Government Act of 2007, and the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016; to reflect EPA's business process; and to correct or remove obsolete information.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 2   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552 et seq. Freedom of Information Act   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  07/00/2017 
Final Rule  06/00/2018 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Larry Gottesman
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Environmental Information
Mail Code 2822T, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 566-2162
Email: gottesman.larry@epa.gov

Wendy Schumacher
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Environmental Information
Mail Code 2822T,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 566-2513
Email: schumacher.wendy@epa.gov