Governing Law and Regulations
Arizona Uniform Trade Secrets Act, Arizona Revised Statutes (AZ Rev. Stat.) 44-401
Definition: AZ Rev. Stat. 44-401 and AZ Rev. Stat. 49-201
General permit information: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-111
Air pollution control: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-432, Arizona Administrative Code Rules (AZ Admin. Code R) 18-2-305
Waste management: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-928, AZ Rev. Stat. 49-967, AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-260.D.2
Water pollution control: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-201 and AZ Rev. Stat. 49-205
Pesticides: AZ Rev. Stat. 3-351
Pesticide registration: AZ Rev. Stat. 3-351(H)
Public records: AZ Rev. Stat. 3-374
Underground storage tanks (USTs): AZ Rev. Stat. 49-1012
Safety: AZ Rev. Stat. 23-426
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)
Arizona Department of Agriculture (AZDA) Environmental Services Division
Industrial Commission of Arizona Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Arizona law follows federal regulations and provides for the nondisclosure of confidential information. See the national section TRADE SECRETS, and contact ADEQ or the appropriate regulatory state agency for guidance.
Several states treat environmental audit results as privileged information that is protected from disclosure. See the state section AUDITS for additional information.
• Administration and enforcement. The appropriate state agencies and various divisions of ADEQ and ADOSH are responsible for the administration and enforcement of the state's trade secret protection policies. ADEQ administers and enforces the requirements for ...