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February 16, 1988: Final Rules States Public Has Right to Know about Carcinogen Spills

A final rule is issued on the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). The rule states a “community right-to-know” public notification must be issued whenever there is a spill of any carcinogen in concentrations over 0.1 percent. [US Code, Vol. 40, sec. 372.38]

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