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CG-611 Management Programs and Policy Division

Washington, DC

FOIA Library

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requires that reading rooms contain four distinct categories of records. The four categories of Reading Room are:
1. Final opinions {and} ...orders made in the adjudication of cases,
2. specific agency policy statements,
3. “administrative staff manuals and instructions to staff that affect a member of the public”, and
4. records disclosed in response to FOIA request that “the agency determines have become or are likely to become the subject of subsequent requests for substantially the same records.” These records are available through this page.

Environmental Crimes: Voluntary Disclosure Policy

Frequently Requested Records

Copies of all records, regardless of form or format, which have been released to any person under the FOIA and which, because of the nature of there subject matter, the agency offices determines have become or are likely to become the subject of subsequent request for substantially the same records.


U.S. Coast Guard Opinions

Interpretations Adopted by Coast Guard

Safety Mishap Analysis Summaries (released prior to October 2013).

Staff Manuals and Instructions to Staff that Affect the Public

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Last Modified 3/16/2016