Colorado Attorney General Resists Document Production at Superfund Site

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In an effort to resist the production of documents sought by an environmental group under the Colorado Open Records Act, the Colorado Attorney General filed a petition on September 5, 2013, on behalf of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (“Department”), seeking to protect disclosure under the “deliberative process privilege.” The case presents an intriguing question of exactly how much and what types of information must be made available to the public under the Colorado Open Records Act as it pertains to an environmental cleanup action.

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