Welcome to the Office of Document Reviews
Kenneth M. Stein, Director
Welcome to the Office of Document Reviews. Our information
and document declassification efforts promote the
release of information needed by an informed citizenry
to understand and oversee the actions of its Government.
To meet our mission requirements, the Office of Document Reviews:
Conducts pre-publication reviews of documents generated in classified subject areas at Headquarters
that are to be released to the public.
Conducts document reviews for other HSS and Headquarters
organizations to identify classified and controlled unclassified
Reviews classified documents requested under
the Freedom of Information Act for the Department
and denies the release of the document in total
or provides a redacted copy for release to the
Implements the automatic declassification provisions
of section 3.3 of Executive Order 13526 for DOE
permanent, historical records.
Conducts Quality Control Reviews of other Government-agency
documents reviewed under section 3.3 of Executive
Order 13526 to ensure that any Restricted Data or Formerly Restricted Data
has been identified.
Our staff of dedicated professionals works to ensure
that the Department's information assets are publicly
released to the maximum extent possible consistent
at all times with our paramount concern for the security
of our Nation.