Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting all the documents you received as part of your call for proposals for regulatory cooperation activities between the EU and the US:
on behalf of Friends of the Earth Europe
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Dear Ms Verheecke,
Thank you for your e-mail dated 7 May 2019. We hereby acknowledge receipt
of your application for access to documents, which was registered on 8 May
2019 under reference number GestDem 2019/2705.
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June 2019. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be
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Access to Documents Team
Dear Mr Verheecke,
We refer to your access to documents request registered under the above
mentioned reference number.
Your application is currently being handled. However, due to the heavy
workload on a large number of requests, we will not be in a position to
complete the handling of your application within the time limit of 15
working days, which expires on 03/06/2019.
Therefore, we have to extend the deadline with 15 working days in
accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents. The new time limit expires on 25/06/2019.
We apologise for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
Access to Documents Team