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(A) Information and data on a contributor obtained from reports, questionnaires, wastewater permit applications, wastewater permits and monitoring programs, and from inspections shall be available to the public or other governmental agency without restriction, unless the contributor specifically requests and is able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the POTW Director that the release of the information would divulge information, processes or methods of production entitled to protection as trade secrets of the contributor. Any request must be asserted at the time of submission of the information or data.
(B) When requested by the person furnishing a report, the portions of a report that might disclose trade secrets or secret processes shall not be made available for inspection by the public, but shall be made available upon written request to governmental agencies for uses related to this chapter, the national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES) permit, non-discharge permit and/or the pretreatment program; provided, however, that, the portions of a report shall be available for use by the state or any state agency in judicial review or enforcement proceedings involving the person furnishing the report. Wastewater constituents and characteristics will not be recognized as confidential information.
(C) All records relating to compliance with pretreatment standards shall be made available to officials of the approval authority and EPA upon request.
(Ord. passed 6-21-2011; Am Ord. passed 12-13-2013)