2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 17. Corporation Commission
§17-313. Records, reports and informations - Public inspection - Confidentiality - Disclosure to federal or state representatives.

17 OK Stat § 17-313 (2015) What's This?

A. Any records, reports or information obtained pursuant to the Oklahoma Storage Tank Regulation Act shall be available to the public except as provided in subsection B of this section.

B. Upon a showing satisfactory to the Corporation Commission by any person that records, reports or information, or a particular part thereof is made public, would divulge production or sales figures or methods, processes or production unique to such person or would otherwise tend to affect adversely the competitive position of such person by revealing trade secrets, the Commission shall consider such record, report or information or particular portion thereof, confidential.

C. Nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent disclosures of such report, record or information to federal or state representatives as necessary for purposes of administration of any federal or state laws or when relevant to proceedings pursuant to the Oklahoma Storage Tank Regulation Act.

D. Information concerning groundwater quality and the presence or concentration of regulated substances or chemicals of concern, in soils or groundwater shall not be considered confidential by the Commission.

Added by Laws 1989, c. 90, § 13, emerg. eff. April 21, 1989. Amended by Laws 1993, c. 344, § 11, emerg. eff. June 9, 1993; Laws 1998, c. 375, § 20, emerg. eff. June 9, 1998; Laws 2005, c. 435, § 10, eff. Nov. 1, 2005.

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