Sec. 6991d. Inspections, monitoring, testing, and corrective action
- (a) Furnishing information
For the purposes of developing or assisting in the development of any regulation, conducting any study  taking any corrective action, or enforcing the provisions of this subchapter, any owner or operator of an underground storage tank (or any tank subject to study under section 6991h of this title that is used for storing regulated substances) shall, upon request of any officer, employee or representative of the Environmental Protection Agency, duly designated by the Administrator, or upon request of any duly designated officer, employee, or representative of a State acting pursuant to subsection (h)(7) of section 6991b of this title or with an approved program, furnish information relating to such tanks, their associated equipment, their contents, conduct monitoring or testing, permit such officer at all reasonable times to have access to, and to copy all records relating to such tanks and permit such officer to have access for corrective action. For the purposes of developing or assisting in the development of any regulation, conducting any study, taking corrective action, or enforcing the provisions of this subchapter, such officers, employees, or representatives are authorized -
- (1) to enter at reasonable times any establishment or other
place where an underground storage tank is located;
- (2) to inspect and obtain samples from any person of any
regulated substances contained in such tank;
- (3) to conduct monitoring or testing of the tanks, associated
equipment, contents, or surrounding soils, air, surface water or
ground water; and
- (4) to take corrective action. Each such inspection shall be commenced and completed with reasonable promptness.
- (b) Confidentiality
- (1) Any records, reports, or information obtained from any persons under this section shall be available to the public, except that upon a showing satisfactory to the Administrator (or the State, as the case may be) by any person that records, reports, or information, or a particular part thereof, to which the Administrator (or the State, as the case may be) or any officer, employee, or representative thereof has access under this section if made public, would divulge information entitled to protection under section 1905 of title 18, such information or particular portion thereof shall be considered confidential in accordance with the purposes of that section, except that such record, report, document, or information may be disclosed to other officers, employees, or authorized representatives of the United States concerned with carrying out this chapter, or when relevent  in any proceeding under this chapter.
- (2) Any person not subject to the provisions of section 1905 of title 18 who knowingly and willfully divulges or discloses any information entitled to protection under this subsection shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not more than $5,000 or to imprisonment not to exceed one year, or both.
- (3) In submitting data under this subchapter, a person required to provide such data may -
- (A) designate the data which such person believes is entitled
to protection under this subsection, and
- (B) submit such designated data separately from other data
submitted under this subchapter. A designation under this paragraph shall be made in writing and in such manner as the Administrator may prescribe.
- (4) Notwithstanding any limitation contained in this section or any other provision of law, all information reported to, or otherwise obtained, by the Administrator (or any representative of the Administrator) under this chapter shall be made available, upon written request of any duly authorized committee of the Congress, to such committee (including records, reports, or information obtained by representatives of the Evironmental  Protection Agency).
 So in original. Probably should be followed by a comma.
 So in original. Probably should be ''relevant''.
 So in original. Probably should be ''Environmental''.