|Submitted||Sept. 28, 2017|
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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:
All communications, including emails and attachments, and details of all meetings, including agenda and lists of participants, between West Virginia Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection Austin Caperton and Vincent Devito, Counselor to the Secretary for Energy Policy at the DOI.
All emails mentioning "Vincent Devito" or "Vinnie Devito" in in the possession of Austin Caperton.
Please search for records created between 5/1/2017 and the current date.
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 there are fees, 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.
Dear Mr. Coleman:
This letter is to acknowledge that the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) Public Information Office received your Freedom of Information Act Request (FOIA) on September 28, 2017. Your request has been sent to the appropriate office(s) within our agency and you will be notified as to when you may review/copy/receive the requested information.
Information in agency files is available for public inspection. However, some material may be exempt from disclosure under the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act, Chapter 29B.
DEP also provides an informational service to the public. Visitors to the agency's website can subscribe to both a listing of permit actions open to public comment and updates on DEP news and events. To subscribe to these e-mail notifications, go to http://www.dep.wv.gov/insidedep/Pages/DEPMailingLists.aspx. Please submit all FOIA's to email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>.
There is no charge to submit a FOIA request. However, there are charges associated with copying the requested information. The more common fees include $0.25 per page for paper copies and $10 per disc for electronic copies saved to CD/DVD. If you need further assistance, please contact me at 304-926-0499 ext. 1641.
Concerning FOIA request # 2017-09-126, the WV DEP has no documents responsive to your request.
WV DEP - Public Information