MINES AND MINING
OIL AND GAS WELLS — GEOLOGIC INFORMATION, AND PREVENTION OF WASTE
47-326. public data. (1) Subject only to any applicable provisions of section 47-327, Idaho Code, the following data is public information that shall not be considered trade secret information under chapter 8, title 48, Idaho Code, nor be exempt from public records disclosure under chapter 1, title 74, Idaho Code. Except as provided in section 47-327, Idaho Code, the department shall, upon receipt of the information, make publicly available all data under this section on its website without requiring any person to submit a public records request:
(a) All reports required under section 47-324(1) through (5), Idaho Code;
(b) All well plats; and
(c) All state-required permits, except seismic data.
(2) The department shall provide complete internet access to all documents in subsection (1) of this section, not granted confidential status, on its website by no later than December 31, 2017.
(3) A claim to exempt data from disclosure shall be supported and accompanied by a specific citation to the law authorizing an exemption from disclosure and an explanation of how the data meets the standards for being withheld from disclosure. When a portion of a record or a portion of a page in that record is subject to disclosure and the other portion is subject to a claim that it is exempt from disclosure under this chapter or chapter 1, title 74, Idaho Code, the person making the claim must clearly identify the portion claimed as exempt and the portion not claimed as exempt from disclosure at the time of submittal.
[47-326, added 2017, ch. 271, sec. 19, p. 698.]