|2. Must contain a reasonable description of
the particular records or documents requested to enable government personnel to locate or
identify the particular records or documents with a reasonable amount of effort. Under the
FOIA/PA, requestors must ask for specific records or documents rather than information.
In addition, avoid structuring your request in such a way that requires a response to
question(s). FOIA does not require agencies to answer questions creatively, venture
opinions, or conduct independent inquiries to satisfy questions from the public.
3. Must contain a clear statement of
the requestor's willingness to pay all assessable processing fees or those
up to a specified amount. If the requester believes that fees should be
waived, written justification must be provided. Requests for waiver of
fees will be evaluated using established Fee
Note: If your request contains the
statement "We are willing to accept clearly releasable portions of the
requested document(s)", you may receive a response in a few days rather than
weeks. For example, a contract can be released immediately if the subcontractor plan is
Privacy Act requests should have notarized signature of the
requestor, or a valid picture identification should be presented when the information is
FOIA/PA requests submitted to Crane Division, Naval Surface
Warfare Center may be mailed to:
NAVSEA, CRANE DIVISION
CODE OCF BLDG. 64
300 HIGHWAY 361
CRANE IN 47522-5001
Inquiries regarding FOIA requests may be made by fax to
(812) 854-5170 or by phone at (812) 854-1130.
This office does not have a large FOIA backlog and
usually responds to a request within the 20 working days provided under the
Note: Department of the
Navy FOIA regulations are published in 32 CFR Part 701.