Foia request: Barry Jennings and Michael Hess (refused by NIST)
In response to FOIA request, NIST has refused to provide copies of transcripts and tapes of interviews with the first responders about Michael Hess and Barry Jennings trapped in WTC7.
Excerpt from NIST NCSTAR 1-8: proof of existence and classification of the interviews with explicit references to the two men trapped in the WTC 7:
Below there are links to documents we exchanged with NIST:
NIST confirmation on receiving the request:
[…] Your request was received at the FOIA Control Desk on September 12,
2008, and was assigned FOIA Log #08-176. […]
NIST response October 29 2008 (3 Pages):[…] While NIST has in its possession records which are responsive to your request, these records are currently exempt from disclosure under section (b)(3) of the FOIA (5 U.S.c. Section 552(b)(3)). […]