Unless otherwise specified, all data produced by the U.S EPA is by default in the
public domain and is not subject to domestic copyright protection under
17 U.S.C. § 105
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The data were generated as part of work covered by an approved Quality Assurance Project Plan (QAPP) or equivalent quality controls. It is strongly recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of the metadata file associated with these data to evaluate data set limitations, restrictions or intended use. The U.S. EPA shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data.
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