There are several laws that help organizations and communities maintain their safety from accidental and deliberate releases of harmful chemicals.One of the important laws to accomplish this is the right to know law. Google a chemical in your area either at a plant or traveling through by truck or railway and how does the right to know law affect your rights as the general public? what did you learn about this chemical that may be important to know and understand for workers, organizations, community leaders and those that live near by. You can choose one of the chemicals below or one that you know is in your area. remember to tie it back to the right to know and/or the legal response by responders or the organization.
Arsenic, lead, Freon, Benzene, Chromium, Mercury, Zink, Cadmium, Formaldehyde, Gasoline