New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Title 21 - Miscellaneous
Chapter LXXVI - Low-level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility Siting Commission
Part 9700 - Public Access To Records Of New York State Low-level Radioactive Waste Disposal Facility Siting Commission
Section 9700.1 - Purpose and scope
Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 38, September 21, 2022
(a) The people's right to know the process of government decision-making and the documents and statistics leading to determinations is basic to our society. Access to such information should not be thwarted by shrouding it with the cloak of secrecy or confidentiality.
(b) These regulations provide information concerning the procedures by which records may be obtained.
(c) Personnel shall furnish to the public the information and records required by the Freedom of Information Law, as well as records otherwise available by law.
(d) Any conflicts among laws governing public access to records shall be construed in favor of the widest possible availability of public records.