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Laws and Regulations -- Hazardous Materials

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View Resource Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA)

Brief summary of the Food Quality Protection Act concerning EPA regulation of pesticides. Links to FQPA Background, Tolerance Reassessment, Endocrine Disruptors, Science Policies, Implementation...

http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/regulating/laws/fqpa/
View Resource Hazardous Waste Regulations

Hazardous waste must be handled carefully. A number of agencies are responsible for the control of hazardous waste. The primary agency governing hazardous waste management is the Environmental...

http://ceenve3.civeng.calpoly.edu/cota/enve436/regulations.h...
View Resource Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) was created as an independent agency by Congress in 1974 to enable the nation to safely use radioactive materials for beneficial civilian purposes while...

http://www.nrc.gov/
View Resource Nuclear Waste Policy Act

The Nuclear Waste Policy Act (NWPA) supports the use of deep geologic repositories for the safe storage and/or disposal of radioactive waste. The Act establishes procedures to evaluate and select...

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11977/
View Resource OSHA Frequently Asked Questions: HAZWOPER

This OSHA web page provides answers to many of the more common questions regarding the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) regulation. Many of the answers provided are...

http://www.osha.gov/html/faq-hazwoper.html
View Resource OSHA International

Joint cooperation between the U.S. and Canada, China, Mexico, and the European Union.

http://www.osha.gov/international/index.html
View Resource Residential Lead-based Paint Hazard Reduction Act (RLBPRA)

Cornell University provides outline of U.S. Code Title 42, Chapter 63A -- Residential Lead-based Paint Hazard Reduction with links to specific Sections.

http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/42/4851.html
View Resource Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)

Environmental Protection Agency summarizes the purpose of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and links to

http://www.epa.gov/regulations/laws/rcra.html
View Resource Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA)

The Environmental Protection Agency summarizes the SARA amendment to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, and provides links to the Hazard Ranking System, the...

http://www.epa.gov/superfund/policy/sara.htm
View Resource Superfund CERCLA (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act) Overview

Summary of CERCLA (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act) concerning hazardous substance releases and cleanup with a link to U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Code --...

http://www.epa.gov/superfund/policy/cercla.htm
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