The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA): A Summary

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This report summarizes the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and the major regulatory programs that mandate reporting by industrial facilities of releases of hazardous chemicals to the environment, as well as local planning to respond in the event of significant, accidental releases.

Creator(s): Schierow, Linda-Jo
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 28, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Schierow, Linda-Jo

Specialist in Environmental Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: October 28, 2010
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United States
Description:

This report summarizes the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and the major regulatory programs that mandate reporting by industrial facilities of releases of hazardous chemicals to the environment, as well as local planning to respond in the event of significant, accidental releases.

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6 pages.

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