(A) Except as provided in paragraph (B) of this rule, an owner or operator of a stationary source required to report or otherwise provide information under this chapter may make a claim for trade secret protection for any such information. Such information shall be designated trade secret only after the director, pursuant to rule 3745-49-03 of the Administrative Code, determines that the information meets the definition of trade secret as defined by section 1333.61 of the Revised Code.
(1) Registration required by paragraphs (B)(1) to (B)(6), (B)(8) and (B)(10) to (B)(13) of rule 3745-104-41 of the Administrative Code and NAICS code and program level of the process set forth in paragraph (B)(7) of rule 3745-104-42 of the Administrative Code.
(C) Notwithstanding the procedures specified in rule 3745-49-03 of the Administrative Code, and subject to all other requirements of this rule, an owner or operator asserting a claim for trade secret protection with respect to information contained in its RMP shall submit to Ohio EPA, at the time it submits the RMP, the following:
(1) The information claimed as trade secret, provided in a format to be specified by Ohio EPA;
(2) A sanitized (redacted) copy of the RMP, with the notation "trade secret" substituted for the information claimed as trade secret, except that a generic category or class name shall be substituted for any chemical name or identity claimed confidential; and