TOPIC: Actions to take when issued a Subpoena.
REFERENCE: WSOM Chapters D-90, Section 9.2.
PARTICIPANTS: Any NWS employee.
PURPOSE: To provide NWS personnel instructions when subpoenaed.
COMMENTS: If a subpoena is received, the local manager or designee should be contacted. The manager or designee should contact the NWS General Counsels office at (301) 713-1393. If no one is available, the local U.S. Attorneys office should be contacted with an explanation of the situation and a request to Quash the subpoena..
CONTACT: Steven Cooper, W/SR1x1
Assistant Chief, Meteorological Services Division
(817) 334-2652 Ext. 105