[govinfo] Re: Deadline: 5:00 pm, 7-30-09 -- Ltr re: Public Review of New Classification EO

  • From: Bill Leonard <bill@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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  • Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 00:55:54 -0400


My apologies for this second email -- however, Dan Metcalfe provided a few
additional tweaks.

Even more important, I overlooked some emails buried in my in box expressing
support for the letter.  I've added those additional names.



On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 11:23 PM, Bill Leonard <bill@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> Thanks to all who have responded to date wrt support for a letter going to
> General Jones asking for an opportunity for public comment prior to a new
> classification Executive Order being signed by the President.
> Attached is the latest version with the names and organizations of those
> who have agreed to date to support this letter.  It slightly differs in two
> regards from the earlier draft.  First, it includes a number of
> non-substantive tweaks offered by Dan Metcalf.  Second, it reflects the fact
> that the Public Interest Declassification Board (PIDB) has endorsed the
> concept of additional public comment on the actual words of a revised E.O.
> For those who have not seen, the PIDB letter can be viewed at:
> http://www.archives.gov/declassification/pidb/letter07-21-09.pdf .  I and
> others do not believe this recommendation of the PIDB vitiates the need for
> our letter -- on the contrary, it makes it all the more important since
> there is no guarantee that the PIDB's endorsement of this recommendation
> will be accepted.
> For those who have already let me know of your support, please review and
> ensure I properly captured the name of your organization and
> the organization official endorsing the letter.  If I have left anyone off,
> please let me know and accept my apologies.
> For those who would like to support but have yet to let me know, please let
> me know by 5:00 pm, Thursday, July 30, 2009.  The plan is for this letter to
> be sent to General Jones on August 1, 2009 and publicly released the same
> day.
> Regards,
> jwl

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