On behalf of the Powder River Basin Resource Council, and pursuant to W.S. 35-11-1101 and the Wyoming Public Records Act, we request access to the following public records held by DEQ:
1) Any appraisal or valuation reports for real property used as collateral for the reclamation bond obligations of Contura and/or Blackjewel
2) Any correspondence, including electronic correspondence, between Contura and/or Blackjewel and DEQ staff regarding the real property bonds, the property appraisals, and/or records confidentiality.
We look forward to your response within seven days on whether these records are available to the public.