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455B.179 Trade secrets protected.

Upon a satisfactory showing by any person to the director that public disclosure of any record, report, permit, permit application or other document or information or part thereof would divulge methods or processes entitled to protection as a trade secret, any such record, report, permit, permit application or other document or part thereof other than effluent data and analytical results of monitoring or public water supply systems, shall be accorded confidential treatment. Notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 22, a person in connection with duties or employment by the department shall not make public any information accorded confidential status, however any such record or other information accorded confidential status may be disclosed or transmitted to other officers, employees or authorized representatives of this state or the United States concerned with carrying out this part of this division or when relevant in any proceeding under this Act.*

Section History: Early form

[C66, 71, § 455B.17; C73, 75, § 455B.37; C77, 79, 81, § 455B.40]

Section History: Recent form

C83, § 455B.179 ~I86 Acts, ch 1245, § 1899


*See 76 Acts, ch 1204

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