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Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act


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(EPCRA)

A federal law (also known as SARA) that was enacted in the USA in 1986, requiring federal, state, and local governments and industry that are involved in either emergency planning and/or reporting of hazardous chemicals to allow public access to information about the presence of hazardous chemicals in the community and releases of such substances into the environment.

Subjects: Environmental Science.


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