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Freedom of Information Act & Privacy Act Requests

To submit a FOIA/Privacy Act request

Due to the high volume of FOIA requests received as a result of the unexpected events in Japan, response times to requests may be longer than normal.

Please see our FOIAs Related to the Japan Emergency page for more information on requests that have already been submitted.

Mail:
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
FOIA/Privacy Officer
Mailstop: T-5 F09
Washington, DC 20555-0001

Fax: 301-415-5130

Email:
FOIA.resource@nrc.gov

Questions: 301-415-7169

NRC administers policies, programs, and procedures to ensure NRC compliance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Privacy Act (PA) , 5 U.S.C. 552 and 5 U.S.C. 552a. NRC's regulations on public records are found in 10 CFR Part 9 of the Code of Federal Regulations. NRC's Deputy Executive Director for Corporate Management is designated as the NRC Chief FOIA Officer.

The FOIA generally provides any person the right, enforceable in court, to obtain access to Federal agency records.

The objectives of the Privacy Act are to restrict disclosure of personally identifiable records maintained by Federal agencies, grant individuals rights of access to agency records maintained on themselves, grant individuals the right to seek amendment of agency records maintained on themselves, and to require agencies to comply with statutory norms for collection, maintenance, and dissemination of records.

For more information related to the FOIA and Privacy Act, see the following:

For more information on the U.S. Federal government's FOIA programs, visit the Office of Information Policy, U.S. Department of Justice, the Web site of the Federal government's executive office for guidance on FOIA implementation.

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