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Rule 3745-34-03 | Confidentiality of information.


(A) Any record, report, or other information obtained by the Ohio environmental protection agency shall be made available to the public unless making such record, report, or other information, or particular part thereof, would divulge methods or process entitled to protection as trade secrets in accordance with this rule.

(B) Information submitted to Ohio EPA pursuant to these regulations may be claimed as a trade secret by the submitter. Any such claim shall be asserted at the time of submission in the manner prescribed on the application form or instructions or, in the case of other submissions, by stamping the words "confidential business information" or "trade secret" on each page containing such information. If no claim is made at the time of submission, or if a claim is made in a manner inconsistent with rule 3745-49-03 of the Administrative Code, Ohio EPA may make the information available to the public without further notice. If a claim is properly asserted, the information will be treated in accordance with rule 3745-49-03 of the Administrative Code.

(C) Ohio EPA considers the information below public under all circumstances:

(1) The name and address of any permit applicant or permittee.

(2) Information which deals with the existence, absence, or level of contaminants in drinking water.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 6111.04
Amplifies: 6111.04
Five Year Review Date: 10/26/2024
Prior Effective Dates: 7/25/1984