30 CFR § 585.113 - How will data and information obtained by BOEM under this part be disclosed to the public?

§ 585.113 How will data and information obtained by BOEM under this part be disclosed to the public?

(a) BOEM will make data and information available in accordance with the requirements and subject to the limitations of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 U.S.C. 552), the regulations contained in 43 CFR part 2 (Records and Testimony).

(b) BOEM will not release such data and information that we have determined is exempt from disclosure under exemption 4 of FOIA. We will review such data and information and objections of the submitter by the following schedule to determine whether release at that time will result in substantial competitive harm or disclosure of trade secrets.

If you have a . . . Then BOEM will review data and information for possible
release:
(1) Commercial lease At the earlier of:
(i) 3 years after the initiation of commercial generation or
(ii) 3 years after the lease terminates.
(2) Limited lease At 3 years after the lease terminates.
(3) ROW or RUE grant At the earliest of:
(i) 10 years after the approval of the grant;
(ii) Grant termination; or
(iii) 3 years after the completion of construction activities.

(c) After considering any objections from the submitter, if we determine that release of such data and information will result in:

(1) No substantial competitive harm or disclosure of trade secrets, then the data and information will be released.

(2) Substantial competitive harm or disclosure of trade secrets, then the data and information will not be released at that time but will be subject to further review every 3 years thereafter.