Sec. 2. In directing the office to present advice to businesses under section 1(b) of this chapter, the commissioner shall establish a priority among types of businesses according to the following:
(1) The degree or magnitude of waste reduction that could be achieved by a type of business, in comparison to the waste reduction that could be achieved by other businesses.
(2) The financial and technical feasibility of the waste reduction practices and technologies available to various types of businesses.
(3) The statewide waste reduction impact likely to be achieved through presenting advice to a type of business due to the prevalence of that type of business in Indiana.
(4) Any other factors that, in the judgment of the commissioner, may affect the overall effectiveness of the office in promoting waste reduction in Indiana.
As added by P.L.1-1996, SEC.12.
Reports under Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
Sec. 3. A person who submits a report to the department under 42 U.S.C. 6922(a)(6) may include with the report the information listed
under section 4 of this chapter.
As added by P.L.1-1996, SEC.12. Amended by P.L.122-1996, SEC.4.
Contents of report; confidentiality for trade secrets
Sec. 4. (a) The following information may be included with the report under section 3 of this chapter for the period covered by the report:
(1) A description of the industrial operation that generated the hazardous waste, including information on the following:
(A) The steps taken in the operation.
(B) The machinery and materials used in the operation.
(C) The inputs and outputs of the operation.
(2) Proposals that would implement waste reduction in the type of industrial operation that generated the hazardous waste.
(3) A statement that the information is accurate to the best of the generator's knowledge.
(4) Any other information the generator desires to provide to the department to obtain voluntary technical assistance from the department.
(b) A person who:
(1) submits information to the department under subsection (a); and
(2) believes that the information or a part of the information is a trade secret or otherwise warrants confidential treatment;
may submit the information under a claim of confidentiality in accordance with IC 13-14-11 and IC 5-14-3-4.
(c) A person who submits information under subsection (a) that is determined to be confidential may not unreasonably withhold permission from the department to disclose to the public general or generic information on waste reduction techniques derived from the submitted information if the disclosure will not divulge:
(1) the trade secret; or
(2) other specific, substantive basis of confidentiality.
As added by P.L.1-1996, SEC.12. Amended by P.L.122-1996, SEC.5.