FOIA Inter-agency Agreement NIH-CDC
Dear Dr. Hooker: This letter is in response to your follow-up E-mail of July 6 regarding your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request of June 9 pertaining to task order #74. Program staff identified the enclosed document as being within the scope of your request. Certain portions of confidential commercial/financial information (i.e:. EIN’s), disclosure of which would cause the submitter substantial competitive harm, were deleted under the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(4) of the Act and 45 CFR 5.65 of the Department’s implementing regulations. We are withholding a one-page predecisional internal communication, release of which would interfere with the agency’s deliberative process. This dedsion is based upon the Act at 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(5) and the Department’s implementing regulation at 45 CFR 5.66(a).