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Members of the public may obtain nonpublic or privileged information by submitting a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. FERC is protecting energy facilities by restricting public access to Critical Energy/Electric Infrastructure Information (CEII)..

Electronic FOIA & CEII Request Forms
Now file your FOIA & CEII requests on-line by simply completing the:

Under FOIA any person has the right to request public access to federal agency records or information. The agency must release the records upon receiving a written request unless the records fall within the nine exemptions and three exclusions outlined in the Act. Our FOIA Service Center and FOIA Guide can assist you with FOIA requests. Read More about the FOIA Service Center and our FOIA Guide.
CEII is information concerning proposed or existing critical infrastructure (physical or virtual) information Read More