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Tank Systems

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The information entered in this inventory worksheet will be used to complete those worksheets that are appropriate for estimating the cost of closure for tank systems. If the design characteristics of the tank system to be evaluated do not conform to the format of the worksheet below, alternative calculations may be used to determine accurately the surface areas of all structures to be decontaminated and demolished, and the volumes of all structures, soils, and ...

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Guidance for Determining Boundaries of Fine Particle Attainment an...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: TODAY’S ACTION: -- In another step to ensure that Americans breathe cleaner air, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued guidance for states and tribes to use in identifying areas that meet or do not meet EPA’s national air quality standards for fine particles. EPA will consider the state and tribal recommendations as it designates areas as attainment or nonattainment for the fine particle standards. -- This non-binding guidance outlines how states ...

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Congressional District Documents Series, District 8

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Congressional District County 8 Pierce, Washington (9 Districts)

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Old Roosevelt Field Contaminated Ground Water

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The Old Roosevelt Field Contaminated Ground Water Area (ORCA) Site is located on the eastern side of Clinton Road approximately 0.6 mile south of the intersection with Old Country Road. That intersection was the northwest corner of Roosevelt Field and its predecessors, which were used for aviation activities from 1911 until May 1951. The original airfield, known as the Hempstead Plains Aerodrome, encompassed 900 to 1,000 acres east of Clinton Road and south of O...

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Remediation Objectives and Approaches

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The Record of Decision (ROD) for cleanup of the Bunker Hill Mining and Metallurgical Complex Superfund Facility Operable Unit 3 (OU-3) (EPA 2002) represents the next step in a long and contentious path for all concerned with human health and the environment in the Silver Valley of northern Idaho, Lake Coeur d?Alene, and the Spokane River down to Upriver Dam. The ROD for OU-3 is the next phase of the complex process of developing selected remedies for the Coeur d...

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Functional Genomics and Environmental Health Workshop

By: Richard A. Young

Excerpt: ?Lessons from Global Expression Profiling of Yeast and Human Cells? Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Nine Cambridge Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

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The Bottom Line

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: PRTR reporting provides a basis for initiating environmental management programs such as ISO 14001 and for obtaining certification in Mexico's “Clean Industry” program. A mandatory, publicly accessible PRTR offers an opportunity to secure important economic, social, health, and environmental benefits at the local, national and regional levels.

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Hemet, Ca Urbanized Area Storm Water Entities as Defined by the 20...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Hemet, CA Urbanized Area Storm Water Entities as Defined by the 2000 Census

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Proposed Rule Setting the Standards of Performance for Stationary ...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: ACTION: ! On February 9, 2005, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule that would reduce emissions of air pollutants from new stationary combustion turbines. These proposed requirements would apply to new turbines with a peak rated power output greater than or equal to 1 megawatt (MW). These turbines are used at facilities such as power plants, pipeline compressor stations, and chemical and manufacturing plants. ! These proposed standards, know...

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Colorado Springs, Co Urbanized Area Storm Water Entities as Define...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Colorado Springs, CO Urbanized Area Storm Water Entities as Defined by the 2000 Census

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Acid Rain Program Instructions for Allowance Transfer Form (40 Cfr...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The Acid Rain Program regulations allow for the transfer of SO2 emissions allowances between Allowance Tracking System (ATS) accounts, including transfers of allowances between contemporaneous future year subaccounts and between compliance subaccounts and current year subaccounts. You may transfer a portion of your allowance allocation or the entire allocation in perpetuity from a unit account to another account in the ATS. Upon receipt of a complete Allowance T...

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Department of Homeland Security

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: SUMMARY: The Captain of the Port (COTP) Puget Sound will begin enforcing the Seattle Seafair Unlimited Hydroplane Race Special Local Regulation (SLR) and Seafair Blue Angels Air Show Performance Safety Zone Regulation. This year?s events will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2005, through Sunday, August 7, 2005. DATES: The regulations found in 33 CFR 100.1301 and in 33 CFR 165.1319 will be enforced from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Pacific daylight time from August 4, 2005 to August 7, 2005.

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The Mineral Industry of Iowa

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: In 1999, the preliminary estimated value1 of nonfuel mineral production was $537 million, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). This was almost a 4% increase from that of 1998,2 and followed a 6.6% increase in 1998 from that of 1997. Iowa remained 27th in rank among the 50 States in total nonfuel mineral production value, of which the State accounted for more than 1% of the U.S. total.

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Fy2004Oil Roil Program Report

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: In accordance with provisions of the Clean Water Act, as amended by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, the Oil Pollution Prevention Program (Oil Program) regulates all non-transportation-related oil storage facilities for oil spill prevention, and monitors and responds to, as necessary, oil spills that present a significant threat to human health and the environment. The overall goal of the Oil Program is to minimize the number, size, and impact of oil spills into w...

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Tri-County Public Airport Site Herington, Kansas

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 and Raytheon Aircraft Company (Raytheon) have entered into an Administrative Order on Consent (Consent Order). The Consent Order provides for Raytheon to install and maintain whole-house water treatment systems for residences whose water supply is contaminated with trichloroethylene (TCE) above public drinking water standards, also known as maximum contaminant levels (MCLs). EPA has identified contaminated ...

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Chapter 3 Activity-Specific Source Control Bmps

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: This chapter describes specific BMPs for common industrial activities that may contaminate storm water. Chapter 2 led you through the steps of identifying activities at your facility that can contaminate storm water. At this point, you should be ready to choose the BMPs that best fill your facility's need. You should read this chapter if any of the activities listed below take place at your facility. BMPs for each of these activities are provided in the sections...

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Diane L. Sipe

Excerpt: This letter is to inform you of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to close the Administrative Order (“Order”), Docket Number SDWA-8-2002-38, issued to South Torrington Water District on September 23, 2002. The EPA has found that you have complied with the terms of the Order so we will close the Order at this time

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Method 9216 Potentiometric Determination of Nitrite in Aqueous Sam...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: 1.0 SCOPE AND APPLICATION 1.1 This method can be used for measuring nitrite in drinking water, wastewater, and reagent waters. If this method is used for other types of water samples (i.e., surface water, ground water, etc.), method precision and accuracy must be demonstrated for each matrix type. 1.2 The method detection limit is 0.05 mg/L of nitrite as nitrogen. Nitrite concentrations from 0.05 to 20 mg/L may be measured. 1.3 Ion selective electrodes (ISEs) mu...

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Conversion Factors for Hydrocarbon Emission Components

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: This technical report does not necessarily represent final EPA decisions or positions. It is intended to present technical analysis of issues using data that are currently available. The purpose in the release of such reports is to facilitate the exchange of technical information and to inform the public of technical developments which may form the basis for a final EPA decision, position, or regulatory action.

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Potential Biodiesel Use in the Nations School Bus Fleet

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: This study examines the market potential for biodiesel fuel use by the U.S. school bus fleet. The market is attractive because it is large. Nearly 394,000 publicly supported buses travel more than 4.25 billion miles each year transporting 23.4 million students throughout the 50 states. The potential for alternative fuels to penetrate this market is being stimulated by more stringent anti-pollution requirements. Many school bus fleets, like other centrally fueled...

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