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Waste Management -- Hazardous Materials

View Resource A Collection of Solid Waste Resources on CD-ROM, 2008 Edition

The EPA's Office of Solid Waste has released its Fall 2004 Edition of "A Collection of Solid Waste Resources" CD ROM. It contains more than 300 publications on hazardous and nonhazardous waste. The...
View Resource Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

A database created to provide information on hazardous substances released from Superfund sites or from emergency events. Also, the effects of hazardous substances on the health of humans. List of...
View Resource Biofuels Compendium - Ethanol - Fate And Transport

These resources provide information regarding the fate and transport of ethanol-blended fuels. For other ethanol topics, please visit the biofuels compendium ethanol page or select a different...
View Resource Chemicals of Concern: Chromium 6

The film "Erin Brockovich" starring Julia Roberts drew widespread attention to Chromium-6. Also known as hexavalent chromium, chromium-6 is known to cause cancer and birth defects.
View Resource Chemicals of Concern: Lead

The Environmental Protection Agency has released the Hazardous Waste Characteristics Scoping Study which called attention to current gaps in hazardous waste regulation, including ground water...
View Resource Chemicals of Concern: Toluene

Toluene is a clear, colorless liquid with a distinctive smell. Toluene occurs naturally in crude oil. It is also produced in the process of making gasoline and other fuels from crude oil and making...
View Resource Chemicals of Concern: Zinc

Zinc is one of the most common elements in the earth's crust. It is present in nearly all foods. Also found naturally in air, soil, and water, it is commercially used to produce such products as dry...
View Resource Cleanup Process

The Superfund cleanup process begins with site discovery or notification to EPA of possible releases of hazardous substances. Sites are discovered by various parties, including citizens, State...
View Resource Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980

Library Holdings. The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act -- otherwise known as CERCLA or Superfund -- provides a Federal "Superfund" to clean up uncontrolled or...
View Resource Construction Zones

Areas, sites, locations and facilities where construction, renovation, or deconstruction occur. Of special interest is the management of stormwater, construction debris, asbestos, and lead-based...
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