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Finding Aid

2015-0101-F: Executed Copy of President Bush's January 15, 2008, Memorandum on Presidential Exemption from the Coastal Zone Management Act sent to Secretaries of Defense and Commerce

Scope and Content

The materials in FOIA 2015-0101-F are a selective, not necessarily all inclusive, body of documents responsive to the topic of the FOIA. Researchers should consult the archivist about related materials.

FOIA 2015-0101-F contains materials related to President George W. Bush's January 15, 2008, memorandum on presidential exemption from the Coastal Zone Management Act sent to Secretaries of Defense and Commerce.

This FOIA primarily contains memoranda, court filings, and a press release. Memoranda include final, signed copies of the executed copy of President George W. Bush's January 15, 2008, memorandum regarding presidential exemption from the Coastal Zone Management Act sent to both Secretaries of Commerce and Defense. A press release of this memorandum is also present. In addition, routine tracking memoranda are included, as well as a factual memorandum prepared by the Department of Commerce regarding the "effects of Navy training exercises on marine mammals in and adjacent to the Navy's Southern California Operating Area." Also covered in this request are copies of the Central District of California court filing issuing a preliminary injunction in the case Natural Resources Defense v. Donald C. Winter.

Extent

2 folders, approximately 154 pages

Provenance

Official records of George W. Bush's presidency are housed at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and administered by the National Archives and Records Administration under the provisions of the Presidential Records Act.

Folders and Documents

Records Management, White House Office of

Subject Files - ND013 (Ships - Submarines)