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Comments on Proposed United States Department of Agriculture FOIA Regulations

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The Reporters Committee submitted comments on proposed updates to the United States Department of Agriculture's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)…

The Reporters Committee submitted comments on proposed updates to the United States Department of Agriculture’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations. The comments recommend that USDA (1) update its definition of “representatives of the news media” to comport with the 2007 FOIA amendments, and (2) add language implementing the foreseeable harm standard introduced in the 2016 FOIA amendments.

RCFP Comments re USDA FOIA Regs.pdf