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November 13, 2006
Earlier today I attended the first half of the Public Interest Declassification Board's eighth meeting. The Board is still waiting for the White House to give it a green light to review two Senate intelligence committee reports on prewar Iraq intelligence. Also, the National Archives is beginning to review the 9/11 Commission's unclassified records (which are sensitive due to a number of reasons; one reason cited was privacy), yet has not begun on the classified records which make up about three-fourths of the total. The Archives plan on making available the reviewed unclassified records in 2009.
Director of Investigations, POGO
At the time of publication, Nick Schwellenbach was Director of Investigations for the Project On Government Oversight.
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The Project On Government Oversight (POGO) raises this important issue in our latest podcast. POGO investigator Mia Steinle talks about the woefully outdated royalty programs for the mining and drilling of natural resources on public lands.