The Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office (CEPPO) provides leadership, advocacy and assistance to:
- Prevent and prepare for chemical emergencies;
- Respond to environmental crises; and
- Inform the public about chemical hazards in their community.
To protect human health and the environment, CEPPO develops, implements, and coordinates regulatory and non-regulatory programs.
- Browse Related Terms: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry's Hazardous Substance Release/Health Effects Database (ATSDR-HazDat), Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office (CEPPO), Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), Office of Air and Radiation (OAR), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT), Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances (OPPTS), Office of Science Coordination and Policy (OSCP), Risk Management Plans (RMP), Toxic Release Inventory (TRI), Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)