Science Breakthroughs 2030 Disclaimers

The following disclaimers are associated with your submission of input:


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Public Access File

The committee will accept input from the public throughout the course of the study. The input is intended to help ensure that the study committee hears about important issues from interested parties. All submissions, including attachments and comments, may be reviewed by members of the study committee. By submitting input, you agree that all information shared with the study committee, including your name and email address, will be recorded in the Public Access File and may be quoted in whole or in part in the study committee's report with attribution.

Materials submitted to a study committee by external sources are listed in the project's public access file and can be made available to the public upon request. Contact the Public Access Records Office (PARO) for a copy of the list and to obtain copies of the materials. Copies of materials are free to the press and government employees. Please send an email or call PARO to make a request or an inquiry.

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