I Memorandum o Through: To: m Subject: -- - File z*pp0/o/of- Investigative Attor P 1 29 January 1998 ' Special ~ ~ e n t - i n - a Case Resolution 4 Pursuant to a National Parks Service (NPS) investigation, NSF OIG and NPS agents pertinent information regarding, or had in any way in, efforts to improperly remove datolite from national parks. NPS had previously determined that used his NSF e-mail address in solicitations for datolite samples and collections. After speaking with him, we determined that his datolite activities were unrelated to the improper removal of datolite from national parks, In addition, we determined that his datolite activities are conducted pursuant to his independent research plan as reported to had NSF, For this reason, his use of his NSF e-mail account for datolite related correspondence is permissible. Although the NPS investigation remains active, they agreed that there does not appear to be I I any basis for further investigation by NSF. For this reason, this case is closed,
NSF Employee Misconduct
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 1998-01-29.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)