Arkansas Trade Secrets: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Overview: Arkansas Trade Secrets Act, Arkansas Code Annotated (AR Code Ann.) 4-75-601 to 4-75-607

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Air pollution control:

Air emissions data: Arkansas Water and Air Pollution Control Act, AR Code Ann. 8-4-308

Claims of confidentiality: Arkansas Regulation (AR Reg.) 18.1402

Part 70 sources: AR Reg. 26.408

Minor source review: AR Reg. 18.1402 and AR Reg. 19.413(A)

Hazardous waste management: Hazardous Waste Management Act, AR Code Ann. 8-7-225 and regulations at AR Reg. 23.270.12

Solid waste management: Solid Waste Management Act, AR Code Ann. 8-6-214

Trade secret claim: AR Reg. 22.301(g)

Landfills: AR Reg. 11.206

Water pollution control:

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit information: AR Code Ann. 8-4-207 and AR Reg. 6.105

Wastewater facilities: AR Reg. 6.202

Hydraulic fracturing: Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission (AOGC) Rule B-19

Underground storage tanks (USTs): AR Reg. 12.801 to 12.805

Hazardous substance storage tanks: AR Code Ann. 8-7-811 and AR Code Ann. 8-7-1012

Emergency response: Remedial Action Trust Fund Act, AR Code Ann. 8-7-511


Material safety data sheet/safety data sheet (MSDS/SDS): Arkansas Department of Labor Safety Code (AR Safety Code) 12

Regulatory Agencies

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)

Arkansas Department of Labor (ADOL)

Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission (AOGC)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

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