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FOIA case study: Treasury wants $12,000 to provide company-redacted stimulus grant applications

Posted: April 14, 2011 | Tags: FOIA, Freedom of Information, stimulus, Treasury Department

I know a lot about the stimulus bill’s Section 1603 grant program, certainly a lot more than the average person. But 19 months after I started reporting on it, I still don’t know much at all. And not for the lack of effort.

I know the program is a program for investors, awarding a tax credit of up to 30 percent of the cost of an investment in a green energy project, and that credit may actually be taken in cash. I know that the law doesn’t require much of the applicants, only that they prove they ...

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