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APHIS Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

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FOIA Overview:
What is the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)?  FOIA establishes the public's right to obtain agency records from the federal government.  "Any person" can file a FOIA request—U.S citizens, foreign nationals, organizations, associations, and state/local governments, etc. View the FOIA Overview document to learn more about the FOIA.

Exemption 5:  This exemption protects internal agency information that is predecisional or part of the deliberative process, as well as information that contains privilege attorney/agency communications and attorney generated documents.


Last Modified: April 12, 2011