List of FOI officers for US Government

Anyone can make an FOIA request to the American federal government; you don’t need to be a citizen or even living in the country. Journalists in the UK still often use the American law to get information about the UK such as clinical trial results on pharmaceutical drugs (from the Federal Drug Administration) or oceanography data that is expensive here but free in the US (from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration).

The Center for Public Integrity has a useful FOI section that explains how to make an American FOI request with a directory of most of the major government agencies and departments.

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