The US Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) established requirements for federal, state and local governments, Indian tribes, and industrial facilities regarding emergency planning and “community right-to-know” reporting on hazardous and toxic chemicals. EPCRA's emergency planning provisions help communities prepare for potential chemical accidents, while EPCRA's right-to-know provisions help increase public knowledge of and access to information on the presence, use, and release of chemicals at individual facilities. The information is provided with the aim to improve chemical safety and protect public health and the environment.

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) / Filippini, Tommaso; Urbano, Teresa. - (2022), pp. 1-1. [10.1016/B978-0-12-824315-2.00072-5]

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)

Filippini, Tommaso;Urbano, Teresa
2022-01-01

Abstract

The US Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) established requirements for federal, state and local governments, Indian tribes, and industrial facilities regarding emergency planning and “community right-to-know” reporting on hazardous and toxic chemicals. EPCRA's emergency planning provisions help communities prepare for potential chemical accidents, while EPCRA's right-to-know provisions help increase public knowledge of and access to information on the presence, use, and release of chemicals at individual facilities. The information is provided with the aim to improve chemical safety and protect public health and the environment.
2022
Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences
9780128012383
Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) / Filippini, Tommaso; Urbano, Teresa. - (2022), pp. 1-1. [10.1016/B978-0-12-824315-2.00072-5]
Filippini, Tommaso; Urbano, Teresa
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