Environmental Quality Council says DEQ, stakeholders must research impact of violations in Appalachia before board will permit Blackjewel LLC to mine
They’ve paid thousands in fees and waited months, but two advocacy groups don’t have the public records they requested. Who are they, what’s the holdup and what does it mean for Wyoming's new fees for records rules?
Legislators are considering changes to new rules that allow state and local government entities to charge for access to some public information.
Citing role as defenders of the public interest, the governor-appointed panel is holding up Department of Environmental Quality plans to charge for some public records requests.
An Environmental Quality Council member spoke privately with a lawmaker about the agency, rather than in public, contrary to state lobbying rules.