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Epa Office of Compliance Sector Notebook Project Profile of the No...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: This report is one in a series of volumes published by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide information of general interest regarding environmental issues associated with specific industrial sectors. The documents were developed under contract by Abt Associates (Cambridge, MA), and Booz-Allen & Hamilton, Inc. (McLean, VA). This publication may be purchased from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office. A listing of av...

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Does Oil Toxicity Increase as It Weathers Answer : It Depends!!

By: Jerry Neff Battelle

Excerpt: It depends on the composition of the oil and the conditions under which it weathers in the environment Asphaltenes Polars Aromatics PAH Saturates Volatiles Compositional Variability -- May consist of hundreds (gasoline) to thousands (middle distillate, residual fuels, crude oils) of hydrocarbons -- Natural or remediation-enhanced weathering of hydrocarbons in sediment substantially alters its composition, physical/chemical properties, toxicity Measurement Consid...

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Technical Highlights

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule for commercial marine diesel engines sets emission standards that apply to new engines used in the United States. These standards take effect for new engines manufactured starting in 2004, 2005, or 2007, depending their size (see Table 1). This fact sheet addresses companies that produce these engines.

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What Is Carbon Monoxide

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Carbon monoxide (CO) is a poisonous, colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas. Although it has no detectable odor, CO is often mixed with other gases that do have an odor. So, you can inhale carbon monoxide right along with gases that you can smell and not even know that CO is present.

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Operaciones Concentradas de Alimentacion de Animales (Cafos)

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: En Diciembre de 2002, EPA modific› las disposiciones de la Ley de Aguas Limpias sobre Operaciones Concentradas de Alimentaci›n de Animales, o CAFOs (por sus siglas en ingl?s). Si usted tiene u opera un CAFO de caballos u ovejas, usted deberÿ solicitar un permiso. Este folleto provee informaci›n general sobre lo que su autoridad de permisos podría exigir en su permiso CAFO.

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Congressional District Documents Series, District 1

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Congressional District County 1 Denver Colorado (7 Districts)

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The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

By: Tom Davis

Excerpt: Data from Landsat satellites have provided the United States and international users with a continuous stream of land-image data since 1972. The wealth of data now available - with more continuing to arrive - provides an unprecedented ability to look at changes on the Earth over nearly three decades. Learn how Federal, State and local governments, and the private sector are using Landsat data to address issues related to agriculture, land-use planning, coastal r...

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Taking Credit for Control Measures in Regional Emissions Analyses

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: For each of the following scenarios the group must determine whether or not the Big City MPO is allowed to take credit for the given control measure in its upcoming plan/TIP conformity determination. Big City is a severe nonattainment area with a 2007 attainment date for the 1- hour ozone standard and is a moderate nonattainment area for the 8-hour ozone standard with a 2010 attainment date. The 1-hour and 8-hour ozone boundaries are the same (i.e., Big City is ...

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Analysis of 8-Hour Ozone Concentrations in Cass County, Michigan; ...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: On April 15, 2004, the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) designated areas as attainment (or nonattainment) of the 8-hour ozone standard. The nonattainment areas were sorted under either Subpart 1 or Subpart 2 of the Clean Air Act. The Subpart 2 areas are classified as marginal, moderate, serious, or severe based on the area’s 8-hour design value calculated using the most recent three years of data. Section 181(a)(4) of the Clean Air Act allows Subpar...

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Nationalatlas.Gov Tm Where We Are

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: POPULATED PLACES TRANSPORTATION PHYSICAL FEATURES 100,000 ? 499,999 25,000 ? 99,999 24,999 and less State capital Urban areas Interstate; limited access highway Other principal highway Railroad 4784 Streams Lakes Highest elevation in state (feet) The lowest elevation in Georgia is sea level (Atlantic Ocean).

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Congressional District Documents Series, District 15

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Congressional District 15 County Florida (25 Districts)

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Positions That Have Mandatory Surveillance Requirements

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Law Enforcement Officers including Corrections Officers, Criminal Investigators, Guards(0085) Wildland Firefighters Divers Inspectors- this category can include: Industrial Hygienists (0690), Environmental Protection Specialists (0028), Occupational Safety and Health Specialists (0018) or other job series performing these functions as a collateral duty. Hazardous waste workers or other positions that enter hazardous waste sites

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Jeffery R. Holmstead

Excerpt: Protecting the health of all americans against the threat of radon gas begins with testing your home.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Cafor Public Meeting—Denver, ...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: On December 15, 2000, former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Carol Browner signed proposed revisions to the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit Regulations and the Effluent Limitation Guidelines and Standards (ELG) for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). The proposed revisions revise and update the two regulations that address impacts on water quality from manure and process waters generated by CAFO...

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Ambientes Saludables

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: , Y CONTRARIAMENTE A LO QUE SE PODRÍA PENSAR, ALGUNAS DE LAS MAYORES AMENAZAS PARA LOS NIÑOS ESTÁN MUY CERCA…

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Diane L. Sipe

Excerpt: The above-referenced public drinking water system has violated certain provisions of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), 42 U.S.C. § 300f, et seq. and the National Primary Drinking Water Regulations at 40 C.F.R. part 141. The violations consist of failure to monitor for bacteriological quality; failure to monitor nitrates; failure to provide public notice of the violations; and failure to notify the State of the violations. Our records obtained from the Utah Dep...

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Beach Program

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The water at your beach looks clean, but is it? It may be worth your while to find out before you or your children go swimming. Each year states across the country report thousands of beach closings at rivers, lakes, and oceans due to diseasecausing microorganisms that you cannot see.Many other beaches may also be polluted, but if the water is not monitored and the results are not posted, you won’t know whether you run the risk of getting sick. The U.S. Environm...

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Will Comply, Or Has Already Complied,

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: 11. Will comply, or has already complied, with the requirements of Titles II and III of the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (P.L. 91-646) which provide for fair and equitable treatment of persons displaced or whose property is acquired as a result of Federal and federallyassisted programs. These requirements apply to all interests in real property acquired for project purposes regardless of Federal participation i...

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Place-Based Studies

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: As local land owners, resource managers and the public see the availability and quality of their resources diminish, there are increasing calls to restore what has been lost, or to better manage altered ecosystems that will be healthy and sustainable under the conditions of human use. The costs of rehabilitation can be large, both for physical environmental alterations, and for forgone use of land and water resources. These economic realities demand effective en...

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Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Get your young children tested for lead, even if they seem healthy. Wash children?s hands, bottles, pacifiers, and toys often. Make sure children eat healthy, low-fat foods. Get your home checked for lead hazards. Regularly clean floors, window sills, and other surfaces. Wipe soil off shoes before entering house. Talk to your landlord about fixing surfaces with peeling or chipping paint. Take precautions to avoid exposure to lead dust when remodeling or renovat...

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