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EPA Docket Center and Reading Room Closed to Public Visitors

Out of an abundance of caution for members of the public and our staff, the EPA Docket Center and Reading Room will be closed to public visitors beginning at the close of business on March 31, 2020 (4:30 pm) to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19.  Our Docket Center staff will continue to provide remote customer service via email, phone, and webform. We encourage the public to submit comments via or email, as there will be a delay in processing mail and no hand deliveries will be accepted. For further information on EPA Docket Center services, please visit us virtually at

EPA is carefully and continuously monitoring information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, local area health departments, and our Federal partners so we can respond rapidly as conditions change regarding COVID-19.