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    Mandates on Environmental Hazard Preparedness

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    What is the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986?

    What are the purpose and ramifications of EPCRA?

    What is the relationship between EPCRA and CERCLA?

    How are the waste management actions different for hazardous and non-hazardous wastes?

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    What is the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986?

    EPCRA is a statute designed to improve community access to information about chemical hazards and to facilitate the development of chemical emergency response plans by state/tribe and local governments.

    What are the purpose and ramifications of EPCRA?
    The purposes and objectives of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA) are to: (1) allow state and local planning for chemical emergencies, (2) provide for notification of emergency releases of chemicals, and (3) address communities' ...

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    This solution discusses the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986.

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