In compliance with the requirement of the USDA Information Quality Guidelines, this page provides information pertaining to the request for correction of information disseminated by ERS.
The USDA Information Quality Guidelines correction mechanisms are not intended to imply any rights of individuals to request amendments of their own records beyond those permitted by the Privacy Act of 1974 or other organization specific laws.
All requests for correction of ERS information must be submitted by letter, fax, or email to:
Greg Pompelli, Associate Administrator
1400 Independence Ave., SW
Mail Stop 1800
Washington, DC 20250-0002
Phone: (202) 694-5002
Fax: (202) 245-5467
To seek a correction of information, please submit a written request as follows:
We do not intend this guidance to be a set of legally binding requirements. However, we may be unable to meet your request in a timely fashion, or at all, if you omit one or more of these elements. We do not intend to imply that, as an individual, you have any rights to request amendment of your own records beyond those permitted by the Privacy Act of 1974 or other organization specific laws.
Based on its review of the information you provide, ERS will:
Requests for correction received by ERS
No requests for correction have been received from October 2002 through the present.
Requests for reconsideration of ERS decisions
No requests for reconsideration have been received from October 2002 through the present.
USDA is authorized to obtain certain information under Section 515 of the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (Public Law No. 106-554, codified at 44 U.S.C. 3516, note). Information is needed by USDA to process the request for correction and allow USDA to reply accordingly. This information is needed by USDA to respond to the requestor and initiate follow-up contact with the requestor if required. Requestors should not send USDA their Social Security Number. Requestors are advised that they do not have to furnish the information but failure to do so may prevent their request from being processed. The information requestors furnish is almost never used for any purpose other than to process and respond to their request. However, USDA may disclose information to a congressional office in response to an inquiry made on behalf of the requestor, to the Department of Justice, a court, other tribunal when the information is relevant and necessary to litigation, or to a contractor or another Federal agency to help accomplish a function related to this process.
Based on the review it has conducted, at this time ERS has no agenda of forthcoming highly influential scientific assessments to post on its website in accordance with OMB's Final Information Quality Bulletin for Peer Review. See the ERS Peer Review Agenda and Peer Review Plans of potentially influential scientific information.
Last updated: Thursday, May 18, 2017
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