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Privacy and Security Notice
This Internet Portal has been designed to foster interactions between the
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), industry, and academia. This site
contains features geared toward facilitating rapid transition of technology
into the EPA from industry and government laboratories, and the transfer
of technology out of the EPA laboratory system.
Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this Web
site are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and
Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to
all users, this computer system employs software programs to monitor network
traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or
otherwise cause damage.
Except for authorized law enforcement investigation and to maintain required
correspondence files, no other attempts are made to identify individual users
or their usage habits. Raw data logs are used to determine demographic
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