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EPA/OEI RIN: 2025-AA38 Publication ID: Fall 2018 
Title: Environmental Protection Agency Freedom of Information Act Regulations Update 

The EPA 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 and the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016, reflect EPA's business process, and correct 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: Not subject to, not significant 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 2   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552 et seq., Freedom of Information Act   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  10/00/2018 
Final Rule  02/00/2019 
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:
Daniel Schramm
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of General Counsel
Mail Code 2822T,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 564-3377

Wendy Schumacher
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Environmental Information
Mail Code 2822T,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 566-2513