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Although ISOO does a yeoman’s job of administering MDR appeals, the delay in some cases runs years, and the time elapsed from the original MDR request can amount to more than a decade. How can this ISCAP appeal process be streamlined? ISOO Response: The ISOO provides administrative and logistical support to the Interagency Security Classification Appeals […]
This time, an answer from our colleagues at the Department of Energy (DOE). Would it be possible to prevent the inadvertent disclosure of RD/FRD with a less burdensome review process than that currently required by the Kyl-Lott Amendment? DOE RESPONSE: For electronic and microfilm records, certain agencies are looking into the application of recent advances […]
There were several questions that were submitted for the public forum, but not answered as we ran out of time. Over the next several days, I will post questions and provide answers from forum participants. As always, follow-on comments are welcome! The first question and answer follows: I am concerned that the declassification of State […]
The National Declassification Center will be holding a declassification conference from November 7 – 10, 2011, at the National Archives II at College Park. The theme of the conference is “Releasing and Protecting National Security Information through Declassification.” The conference is in keeping with the NDC’s mandate to develop effective, transparent, and standard declassification work […]
Quality control review is one of the most important parts of the NDC process. In the early days of Executive Order 12958, agencies began to expand review programs to ensure that sensitive information was not released when the automatic declassification deadline arrived. To accomplish their goals, programs were established before sufficient government wide equity recognition […]
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