RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT

RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT

right-to-know act. A federal or state statute requiring businesses (such as chemical manufacturers) that produce hazardous substances to disclose information about the substances both to the community where they are produced or stored and to employees who handle them. ¡ª Also termed right-to-know statute. [Cases: Environmental Law 415.]
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