Podcast Ep. 75 | Privileged Pollution and Secret Sh*t
This week we discuss a bill to keep pollution audits private, cleaning up the voter rolls, and the high cost of transporting people with mental illness. Just a typical week in Oklahoma, right?
SB1003, titled the “Oklahoma Environmental, Health and Safety Audit Privilege Act”
Would create a “privileged” status for reports created by entities that self-audit or hire contractors to conduct environmental compliance audits of their facilities. Those audit records would be sealed and not available publicly via an Oklahoma Open Records Act request or for court proceedings. Anyone releasing the information, including public officials, could be subject to penalties.
Oklahoma Prepares to Purge Thousands of Inactive Voters (Oklahoma Watch)