Report: EPA’s Office of Land and Emergency Management Lacked a Nationally Consistent Strategy for Communicating Health Risks at Contaminated Sites
Report #21-P-0223, September 9, 2021
As part of its mission to protect human health, the EPA communicates risks from contaminated sites to the public. Without accurate, clear, and timely information, residents living on or near contaminated sites cannot take precautions, if necessary, to protect their health and safety.
A Spanish translation of this report will be released at a later date. Una traducción al español de este informe se publicará más adelante.
This report relates to: Project #OA&E-FY19-0031
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