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Previously Withheld Chemical Safety Data Being Posted, EPA Says

Nov. 22, 2022, 7:47 PM

Thousands of previously unpublished documents with chemical safety and other information have been posted online this year, according to the first major update the EPA has provided in several years on its efforts to increase public access to chemical information.

The Environmental Protection Agency announced by email on Monday that it has posted online this year more than 30,000 previously unpublished documents offering insight into chemicals’ potential health, safety, and environmental impacts.

Health and safety studies along with certain other information can’t be protected by companies as confidential business information (CBI) under both the original ...