Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2010
(October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010)
(as required by 5 U.S.C. 552)
Table of Contents
Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of all individual agency components that receive FOIA requests.
National Transportation Safety Board
Attn: FOIA Requester Service Center, (CIO-40)
490 L’Enfant Plaza, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20594-2000
Brief description of why some requests are not granted and an overview of certain general categories of the agency's records to which the FOIA exemptions apply.
The National Transportation Safety board is an independent Federal agency charged by congress with investigating transportation accidents, determining the probable cause and issuing safety recommendations aimed at preventing future accidents.
Requests are made for accident investigation records. The records most commonly withheld are those protected from release by another statute, those containing proprietary information, and draft reports. The most commonly redacted information is that involving matters of personal privacy.