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EPA Part 2 Section 402

TITLE 40--PROTECTION OF ENVIRONMENT
 
CHAPTER I--ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
 
PART 2--PUBLIC INFORMATION--Table of Contents
 
Subpart C--Testimony by Employees and Production of Documents in Civil 
        Legal Proceedings Where the United States Is Not a Party

 
Sec. 2.402  Policy on presentation of testimony and production of
documents.

    (a) With the approval of the cognizant Assistant Administrator, 
Office Director, Staff Office Director or Regional Administrator or his 
designee, EPA employees (as defined in 40 CFR 3.102 (a) and (b)) may 
testify at the request of another Federal agency, or, where it is in the 
interests of EPA, at the request of a State or local government or State 
legislative committee.
    (b) Except as permitted by paragraph (a) of this section, no EPA 
employee may provide testimony or produce documents in any proceeding to 
which this subpart applies concerning information acquired in the course 
of performing official duties or because of the employee's official 
relationship with EPA, unless authorized by the General Counsel or his 
designee under Secs. 2.403 through 2.406.

 


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