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Disclaimer of Endorsement

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Disclaimer for Electronic Mail

DEP makes no guarantee either expressed or implied, as to the timeliness of response to electronic mail, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the consequences resulting from action taken by recipients of departmental replies. DEP will not guarantee or be held responsible for any suggestions or requests made by the public in reference to general environmental issues or programs - past, present, or future - or related topics of any kind.

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