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The Mineral Industry of Utah

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: In 1997, Utah climbed in rank to fifth from sixth nationally in total nonfuel mineral production value,1 according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The estimated value for 1997 was 1.76 billion, a less than 2% increase of from that of 1996. This followed a 6.5% decrease from 1995 to 1996 (based on final 1996 data). The State accounted for about 4.5% of the U.S. total nonfuel mineral production value.

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Progress Toward the Strategic Goal and Objectives

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: EPA continued to address current and future environmental challenges in FY 2002 by developing the best available science and adopting new and innovative approaches for environmental protection. Specifically, the Agency completed an analysis of acid deposition trends in U.S. lakes and streams that provides evidence of the success of current environmental policies and contributes to the scientific understanding needed to maintain and restore these highly valued ec...

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National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Leath...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Toxic air pollutants, or air toxics, are those pollutants known or suspected to cause cancer or other serious health problems. The Clean Air Act of 1990 requires EPA to identify source categories that emit one or more of 188 listed air toxics. A ?major source? of toxic air pollutants emits 10 tons or more per year of a single air toxic or 25 tons or more per year of a combination of air toxics.

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Application for Omb Approval No. 0348-0043 Federal Assistance

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: APPLICATION FOR OMB Approval No. 0348-0043 FEDERAL ASSISTANCE

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Part III United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: SUMMARY: EPA is conditionally approving the severe ozone nonattainment area State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision for the Metropolitan Washington severe ozone nonattainment area. This SIP revision includes the one-hour severe ozone attainment demonstration, the 1996?1999 portion of the severe area rate-of-progress (ROP) plan and transportation control measures for the Metropolitan Washington DC ozone nonattainment area (the Washington area) submitted by the D...

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Ets-Ftp Version 2. 0 : Summary of Upgrades from V1. 1

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: ETS-FTP v2.0's upgrades include: (1) UPDATED DATA RANGE AND FORMAT CHECKING (for EDR versions 2.1 and 2.2. (EDR version 2.0 is obsolete). (2) ENHANCED PASSWORD SCREEN (3) OTHER NEW/UPDATED FEATURES

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency All Appropriate Inquiry Negot...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Welcome Barry Breen, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste and EmergencyResponse (OSWER), Stephen Luftig, Senior Advisor on land reuse, OSWER, and LindaGarczynski, Director, Office of Brownfields Cleanup and Redevelopment (OBCR)welcomed the negotiators and thanked them for agreeing to participate in thenegotiated rulemaking process. They expressed their confidence in the eventual successof the negotiated rulemaking process because of the talent a...

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Nanotechnology and Sustainability

By: Barbara Karn

Excerpt: Nanotechnology is…StructureAbility to control or manipulateon the atomic scale.Novel propertiesCreating and using structures, devices and systems that have novel properties and functionsbecause of their small and/or intermediate size.the ability to work at the molecular level, atom-by-atom, to create large structures with fundamentally new molecular organization.

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Fy 2002 Annual Freedom of Information Report

By: Betty A. Lopez

Excerpt: B. Brief Description of Agency’s Response-Time Ranges (On a Component-by-Component Basis). The Agency responded to 55% of its requests within the 20-day time limit. For a detailed breakdown of each component’s response times, see Section VII of this report, Compliance With Time Limits/Status of Pending Requests. C. Brief Description Why Requests are Not Granted. Exemption 4 (used 311 times), Exemption 5 (used 307 times), and Exemption 7(A) (used 147 times) were ...

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John Deere-Dubuque Site January 2003 Dubuque, Iowa

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) conducts regular checkups, called five-year reviews, on certain Superfund sites, as required by the Superfund law. EPA Region 7 has started its third five-year review of the John Deere - Dubuque site. The site is located approximately 2.5 miles north of the city of Dubuque, near the confluence of the Little Maquoketa and Mississippi Rivers, in northeast Iowa.

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Alternative Control Techniques Document-No Emissions from Cement M...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S Chapter Page i LIST OF FIGURES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . v LIST OF TABLES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vii 1 INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 2 SUMMARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 2.1 UNCONTROLLED NO EMISSIONS . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 x 2.2 NO EMISSION CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES . . . . . . . 2-2 x 2.3 COSTS AND COST EFFECTIVENESS OF NO CONTROL x TECHNOLOGIES . . . . . . . . . . ...

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: SUMMARY: This document explains EPA’s determination of whether regulation of fossil fuel combustion wastes is warranted under subtitle C of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Today’s action applies to all remaining fossil fuel combustion wastes other than high volume coal combustion wastes generated at electric utilities and independent power producing facilities and managed separately, which were addressed by a 1993 regulatory determination. The...

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Congressional District Documents Series, District 1

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Congressional District County 1 Pierce, Washington (9 Districts)

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Coal Remining Bmp Guidance Manual : Introduction

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Acid drainage from abandoned underground and surface coal mines and coal refuse piles is the most chronic industrial pollution problem in the Appalachian Coal Region of the Eastern United States. It has been estimated that there are currently over 1.1 million acres of abandoned coal mine lands, over 9,709 miles of streams polluted by acid mine drainage (AMD), 18,000 miles of abandoned highwalls, 16,326 acres of dangerous spoil piles and embankments, and 874 dang...

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: SUMMARY: This proposed rulemaking contains procedures to be used by manufacturers of light-duty vehicles, light-duty trucks, and some heavy-duty vehicles to demonstrate, for purposes of emission certification, that new motor vehicles will comply with EPA emission standards throughout their useful lives. Today's action proposes procedures to be used by manufacturers to demonstrate the expected rate of deterioration of the emission levels of their vehicles. DATES:...

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Times Beach Deleted from National Priorities List

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: On September 25th, EPA took the long-awaited step of deleting Times Beach, Missouri from the Superfund National Priorities List of hazardous waste sites. EPA and the State of Missouri have determined that the site no longer poses a significant threat to public health or the environment and that no further remedial measures are needed.

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Congressional District Documents Series, District 25

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Congressional District County 25 Bell, Texas (32 Districts)

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Lee Acres Landfill (Usdoi)

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: ! This is a Federal Facility - Department of Interior/Bureau of Land Management ! The Lee Acres Superfund Site consists of a 60-acre closed landfill. There is an abandoned refinery and a residential subdivision 2,200 feet south of the site. ! The landfill was acquired by San Juan County in 1962 through a lease agreement with BLM for a municipal landfill consisting of solid waste trenches. !In 1978 San Juan County began to accept liquid wastes for disposal in thr...

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Brian J. Mclean

Excerpt: This letter is U.S. EPA's official response to Raymond Luxton’s February 12, 1998 letter requesting an applicability determination under the Acid Rain Program for the KIAC Partners Cogeneration Project (“the KIAC Project” or “the Project”). Based on the information submitted to EPA and the discussion below, EPA has determined that the KIAC Project meets the requirements for a qualifying facility exemption in 40 CFR 72.6(b)(5) and, therefore, is not subject to th...

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Nox Emissions Control Costs for Stationary Reciprocating Internal ...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: On September 24, 1998, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator signed the final oxides of nitrogen (NOx) State Implementation Plan (SIP) Call, a rule that called for NOx emission reductions from point sources in 22 Eastern States and the District of Columbia (DC) (the SIP Call region). Among the type of sources potentially covered by this rule are stationary reciprocating internal combustion engines (RICE), which are a large contributor of N...

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