West Virginia University E-Waste Records & Due Dillegence

Cindy Long filed this request with the West Virginia University, Office of the Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel of Morgantown, WV.
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From: Cindy Long

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act and the West Virginia Open Governmental Proceedings Act, I hereby request the following records:

We are seeking the following records for the time period beginning January 1st, 2013 to July 13th, 2015. The following public information is requested:
- Copies of electronics recycling contracts
- Copies of Recyclers third part accreditation including: DEP Number, R2 Responsible Recycler Certification, e-Stewards Certification, Copy of Pollution Liability Insurance, Copy of Professional Liability Insurance (including data breach insurance), Surety Bond
- Copies of certificates of recycling, destruction and asset reporting received from Recyclers.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Cindy Long

From: FOIA

Ms. Long,
On July 14, 2015, my office received pursuant to the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act ("W.Va. FOIA") a request for the following records:

1. "Copies of electronics recycling contracts"
2. "Copies of Recyclers third part accreditation including: DEP Number, R2 Responsible Recycler Certification, e-Stewards Certification, Copy of Pollution Liability Insurance, Copy of Professional Liability Insurance (including data breach insurance), Surety Bond"
3. "Copies of certificates of recycling, destruction and asset reporting received from Recyclers."
The time period for the request is January 1, 2013, to July 13, 2015. Please be advised that more time is needed to process this request. I appreciate your patience and I will provide an updated response concerning your W. Va. FOIA request on or before Thursday, August 6, 2015.
West Virginia University reserves its right to exercise any and all applicable exemptions under W. Va. Code § 29B-1-4, defenses, or privileges, as appropriate.
Thank you.

Harry P. Montoro, Esq.
Freedom of Information Act Officer
West Virginia University
1 Medical Center Drive, Suite 5700
P.O. 9030
Morgantown, WV 26506
Phone: 304.293.3488
Fax: 304.293.1562

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 14, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Ms. Long,
On July 14, 2015, my office received pursuant to the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act a request for the following records:

1. “Copies of electronics recycling contracts”
2. “Copies of Recyclers third part accreditation including: DEP Number, R2 Responsible Recycler Certification, e-Stewards Certification, Copy of Pollution Liability Insurance, Copy of Professional Liability Insurance (including data breach insurance), Surety Bond”
3. “Copies of certificates of recycling, destruction and asset reporting received from Recyclers.”
The time period for the request is January 1, 2013, to July 13, 2015. Previously on July 21, 2015, you were advised that additional time was needed to process your request. In further response, approximately 300 pages of responsive documents in an electronic format are available on a USB flash drive. Upon receipt of a check in the amount of $10.00 made payable to “West Virginia University” and sent to the “WVU Office of General Counsel, P.O. Box 9030, Morgantown, WV 26506-9030,” the USB flash drive containing the responsive documents will be mailed to the address provided for in your request. WVFOIA Procedure 1, Section 4.
Please note that regardless of the production of these or other related documents, West Virginia University reserves its right to exercise any and all applicable exemptions under W. Va. Code § 29B-1-4, privileges, or defenses, as appropriate. Further, as required by W. Va. Code § 29B-1-3(4),<http://www.legis.state.wv.us/wvcode/ChapterEntire.cfm?chap=29b&art=1&section=3> please be advised this request is now at an end.
Thank you.

Harry P. Montoro, Esq.
Freedom of Information Act Officer
West Virginia University
1 Medical Center Drive, Suite 5700
P.O. 9030
Morgantown, WV 26506
Phone: 304.293.3488
Fax: 304.293.1562

From: MuckRock

WVU Office of General Counsel
P.O. Box 9030
Morgantown, WV 26506-9030

To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check in the amount of $10.00 made payable to “West Virginia University” to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From: MuckRock

Hi there,

Could you please confirm receipt of the previously sent check?

Thank you.

From: FOIA

Ms. Long,

Thank you for the e-mails. I have received the check and I will be mailing the USB drive out today to the address listed at the bottom of your request. If you have any other questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact my office.

Thank you.

Harry P. Montoro, Esq.
Freedom of Information Act Officer
West Virginia University
1 Medical Center Drive, Suite 5700
P.O. 9030
Morgantown, WV 26506
Phone: 304.293.3488
Fax: 304.293.1562

From: West Virginia University, Office of the Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: West Virginia University, Office of the Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

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