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NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) List of independent technical assessments conducted by the Agency Technical Authority through the NASA Engineering and Safety Center (NESC) 2003-2022 (?) - [PDF 1.3 MB 15-Aug-2022]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Space Shuttle STS-4 Final Flight Evaluation Report Volume I 1982 - [PDF 8.6 MB 15-Aug-2022]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Reliability Assessment for the Webb Telescope Mission/Flight 2021 - [PDF 2.2 MB 15-Aug-2022]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Engineering & Safety Center (NESC) Academy Videos 2022 - [PDF 1.1 MB 15-Aug-2022]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Internal Document: A paper entitled: Thoughts on UFOs, by David Spergel Ph.D. 2021 (?) - [PDF 1.4 MB 15-Aug-2022]

NEW Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) Social Media Standard Operating Procedures 2020 - [PDF 1.8 MB 15-Aug-2022]

NEW Department of Energy (DOE) Films about ITER: the international Thermonuclear Experiment 2021 to 2022 - [PDF 1 MB 08-Aug-2022]

NEW Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge Office meeting minutes of the US ITER Project Advisory Board 2017-2018 - [PDF 4.4 MB 08-Aug-2022]

NEW Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Light Source (ALS) Thrusts Science Council meeting minutes 2017 to 2022 - [PDF 11.2 MB 08-Aug-2022]

NEW Department of Energy (DOE) Inspector General (OIG) copies of selected investigations 2019-2020 - [PDF 7.35 MB 08-Aug-2022]

NEW Department of Justice (DOJ) Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Case Logs, 2017-2020 - [PDF 1.25 MB 08-Aug-2022]

NEW Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) meeting agendas and minutes for the Federal Interagency Sustainability Steering Committee 2019, 2021 - [PDF 732 KB 08-Aug-2022]

NEW Four (4) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) After Action Reports (AAR) for Nuclear Emergency Search Team (NEST) Exercises 1997-1999 - [PDF 7.75 MB 25-Jul-2022]

NEW National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Mission Support Review of Safety Management System, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories 2009, 2011 - [PDF 13.5 MB 25-Jul-2022]

NEW Department of Energy (DOE) Emails of Susan Beard and William S. Grant II containing a selection of keywords relating to President Trump's activities 2018-2019 - [PDF 6.25 MB 25-Jul-2022]

NEW Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Real Estate Assessments during CY 2020 - [PDF 14.5 MB 25-Jul-2022]

NEW Department of Labor (DOL) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) 2021 - [PDF 825 KB 25-Jul-2022]

NEW National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI) Commission and Subcommittee Meeting Minutes 2019-2020 - [PDF 11 MB 25-Jul-2022]

NEW Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) 2022 - [PDF 760 KB 25-Jul-2022]

NEW Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Investigation Report on Salary Overpayments, September 2019 - [PDF 1 MB 25-Jul-2022]

NEW Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Legislative briefings on two topics: Aluminum Markets and Virtual Currencies 2021 - [PDF 6.5 MB 25-Jul-2022]

NEW Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Reports of selected CFTC Inspector General (OIG) Investigations Closed in 2020 - [PDF 5 MB 25-Jul-2022]

NEW Privacy And Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) Decision Memoranda, 2016-2017 - [PDF 5.5 MB 25-Jul-2022]

NEW Privacy And Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) Administrative Weekly Reports and Weekly Board Updates, 2016-2017 - [PDF 12 MB 25-Jul-2022]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Interview Preparation Documents in the Office of Communications, 2020-2021 (sample examples only) - [PDF 3.3 MB 18-Jul-2022]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Real Property Capital Plan 2020 - [PDF 3.3 MB 18-Jul-2022]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) documents discussing review of the NASA Langley CRGIS history 2020 - [PDF 3.4 MB 18-Jul-2022]

NEW Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Courses on Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism 2016-2018 - [PDF 36 MB 18-Jul-2022]

NEW Transportation Security Administration (TSA) training materials for the TSA's new Crew Member Self-Defense Program 2017-2018 - [PDF 13.3 MB 18-Jul-2022]

NEW Department of Homeland Security (DHS) emails in the email account of the Deputy Assistant Director for Congressional Affairs in the US Secret Service Office of Government and Public Affairs which contains any of the following words: CAPITAL, CAPITOL, POLICE, ATTACK, MOB, VIOLENCE, or TRUMP, 06-07 January 2021 - [PDF 3.7 MB 18-Jul-2022]

NEW Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Emails about robocalls in the FCC Commissioners' email accounts, Sept 21, 2021 - Dec 14, 2021 - [PDF 10.6 MB 11-Jul-2022]

NEW Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Briefings to Congressional Offices about robocalls and SHAKEN/STIR anti-robocall measures, 2020-2021 - [PDF 5 MB 11-Jul-2022]

NEW Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Records about Sunsetting of the FOIAonline.gov FOIA portal 2021-2022 - [PDF 3 MB 11-Jul-2022]

NEW Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Meeting minutes of the Data Governance Board, 2020-2021 - [PDF 2 MB 11-Jul-2022]

NEW US Coast Guard (USCG) Maritime Law Enforcement Manual, COMDTINST M16247.1G - Table of Contents only (undated) - [PDF 224 KB 11-Jul-2022]

NEW US Coast Guard (USCG) Maritime Counterdrug and Alien Migrant Interdiction Operation Manual (CDAMIO) - COMDTINST M16247.4A - Table of Contents only 2012 - [PDF 1 MB 11-Jul-2022]

NEW List of National Security Agency (NSA) Oral Histories, Sept 1971- March 2010 - [PDF 26 MB 04-Jul-2022]

NEW US Agency for International Development (USAID) Reports on Countering Violent Extremism 2018-2019 - [PDF 1.5 MB 04-Jul-2022]

NEW List of US Agency for International Development (USAID) Library Videos and Films 2022 - [PDF 2 MB 04-Jul-2022]

NEW List of US Agency for International Development (USAID) Inspector General (OIG) Investigations Closed in 2020 - [PDF 1.8 MB 04-Jul-2022]

NEW List of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Inspector General (OIG) Investigations Closed in 2020 - [PDF 1 MB 04-Jul-2022]

NEW List of Railroad Retirement Board Office of Inspector General (OIG) Investigations Closed in 2020 - [PDF 365 KB 04-Jul-2022]

NEW National Institutes of Health (NIH) Documents from Covid-19 Vaccine Marketing Strategy Generated by Fors Marsh LLC, 2020-2021 - [PDF 26 MB 27-Jun-2022]

NEW Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP), 2021 - [PDF 7 MB 27-Jun-2022]

NEW Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) Pandemic Influenza Annex, 2009 - [PDF 1.2 MB 27-Jun-2022]

NEW Federal Election Commission (FEC) Transition Briefing for the Incoming Biden Administration, 2020 - [PDF 13.6 MB 27-Jun-2022]

NEW Federal Election Commission (FEC) Unredacted copy of Commissioner Traynor's Statement of FEC Procedural Disfunction, 2020 - [PDF 936 KB 27-Jun-2022]

NEW Department of Defense (DoD) Inventory of Technical Information Activities of the Department of Defense, TI 202/6, 15 September 1951 - [PDF 2 MB 27-Jun-2022]

NEW Department of Homeland Security (DHS) First Briefing Book prepared each month for the DHS Secretary and Deputy Secretary, March 2018 - June 2018 - [PDF 44.5 MB 20-Jun-2022]

NEW Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Resources on the DHS Intranet Site for DHS Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Employees 2022 - [PDF 2.5 MB 20-Jun-2022]

NEW List of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed in CY 2018 and 2019 - [PDF 1.2 MB 20-Jun-2022]

NEW General Services Administration (GSA) Handouts and slides for meetings of the Performance Improvement Council 2017-2022 - [PDF 31 MB 20-Jun-2022]

NEW General Services Administration (GSA) Database of Foreign Gifts reported to GSA on SF120 forms, 2008-2016 - [Excel Workbook 1 MB 20-Jun-2022]
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NEW General Services Administration (GSA) Database of Foreign Gifts received from Foreign Governments by federal employees, 2011-2020 - [Excel Workbook 2 MB 20-Jun-2022]
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