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Sun Safety for Kids the Sunwise School Program

By: Environmental Protection Agency

...ily UV Index and link to addi- tional Web-based educational activities and resources.  Additional Materials– video, posters, incentives, Web- based...

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Summary Table of V.2.1.6 Updates

By: Environmental Protection Agency

...ed “Planned 2002+ U.S. Central Station Generating Capacity Using Renewable Resources,” the table captures the effects of state renewable energy progra... ...76 “Planned 2002+ U.S. Central Station Generating Capacity Using Renewable Resources.” (See previous item for information on locating this table.) 3.... ...Attachment E for a detailed breakdown of the differences. 3.9.5 Generating Resources 8 National Electric Energy Data System (NEEDS) Changes 4.1 4.2 Th... ...O 2003 labor productivity and transportation escalator assumptions. 8.1 19 Natural Gas Supply Curves Updated gas supply curves were generated using IC... ...as supply curves were generated using ICF Consulting Inc.’s North American Natural Gas Analysis System (NANGAS) model. Key activities included: 1. G... ....2%. 8. Outputs from the four runs were used to produce an initial set of natural gas supply curves for incorporation in IPM. 9. A series of iterati...

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Summary Report1 of the Workshop on Enhancing Integrated Science

By: Environmental Protection Agency

... and environmental problems, now and in the future. The complex nature of natural ecosystems, and the increasingly complex nature of human stresses a... ...ogical, physical, and social) for a more adequate understanding of complex natural systems. There were 24 invited workshop participants with represen... ...ntific community to more explicitly consider the integrated nature of both natural systems and modern environmental problems; C scientists’ perspectiv... ...rameworks. Also, in a true collaboration, there is a commitment to shared resources, power, and talent: no individual’s point of view dominates, auth... ...integrating the organization and changing the budget structure to focus on issues rather than division or discipline lines. Establish an agency-wide ... ...scientific communities) to provide guidance to the Director for allocating resources to implement interdisciplinary scientific endeavors and fostering... ...nal, and national customers and obtain their feedback. C Allocate time and resources to include the end user during the problem definition, planning a... ...endation is intended to begin to provide a history of experiences with the issues/questions investigated, who was chosen inside and outside science to... ...erent disciplines.” C “Strong leadership is needed to unite science around issues rather than disciplines.” C “Recognize differences in communication ...

...ritical in order to address some of our most pressing and complex scientific and environmental problems, now and in the future. The complex nature of natural ecosystems, and the increasingly complex nature of human stresses and demands on ecosystems, means that simple and narrowly focused approaches are not sufficient to penetrate modern environmental problems. This increa...

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Summary Report

By: Environmental Protection Agency

...ources, such as annual fundraisers selling doughnuts and candy bars. Many issues regarding access to healthy food spill over into the community a... ...t of success should continue to be identified and lessons learned from those. Natural experiments should be more widely utilized to explore the chan... ... We still need to forge stronger links between seemingly unrelated disciplines—issues that seem unrelated to obesity may, in fact, be connected. For ... ...some voluntary and others not - that have much to do with social and economic resources, food prices, and diet costs. This presentation will focus ... ... presentation will focus on two aspects of the obesity epidemic – neighborhood resources and diet costs. Area-based measures of socioeconomic status... ...ly been ascribed to a higher educational level or greater awareness of health issues among higher- income groups. Another possibility is that food ... ...nizations a disciplined, consumer-focused means of mobilizing their available resources in a manner that maximizes the odds of creating active livin... ...hysical environment” refers not just to the built environment but also to the natural landscape and to human use of public spaces, elements that hav... ...th statewide goals for planning, land development, environmental conservation, natural hazard mitigation, transportation, and interagency and interju...

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Summary of the Symposium on Gene Expression and Proteomcs in Environmental Health Research

By: Environmental Protection Agency

...ts 9 Session I Environmental Genomics 9 Session II Ethical, Legal and Social Issues 12 Session III Gene Expression 16 Session IV Proteomics, Biomarker... ...ase on "Chemical Exposure in Biological Systems" (CEBS) that will serve as a resource in the fields of toxicology and environmental health. To further... ...on, Proteomics, Biomarkers, Toxicogenomics, and the Ethical Legal and Social Issues of the post-genomic era. The symposium ended with a review of the ... ... that we must understand these pathways in order to understand public health issues such as arsenite toxicity and type 2 diabetes. Hood, Bing Ren and ... ...ch Consortium; incorporating toxicogenomics in its portfolio; and developing resources to support toxicogenomics research, including the CEBS database... ...n addition, the NCT is committed to promoting broad access to toxicogenomics resources within the entire extramural research community. This symposium...

...ene expression; and 3) to develop a national reference and relational database on Chemical Exposure in Biological Systems (CEBS) that will serve as a resource in the fields of toxicology and environmental health. To further its goals, the NCT, NIEHS and NIH organized the Symposium on Gene Expression and Proteomics in Environmental Health Research. The symposium was held De...

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Summary of the August 14 15, 2002, Experts Workshop on Public Health Impacts of Sewer Overflows

By: Environmental Protection Agency

... volume of pollutants discharged, and the constituents discharged; • The resources spent by municipalities to address these impacts; and • An evalu... ... observers met with the goals and objectives of: • Fully elucidating the issues and the magnitude of those issues associated with health impacts of... ... present meeting is strictly to discuss the methodological and information issues surrounding the public health component of the 2003 report. The sta... ...iation of Metropolitan Sewerage Agencies (AMSA), the CSO Partnership, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), and the Water Environment Federa... ...f Metropolitan Sewerage Agencies (AMSA), the CSO Partnership, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), and the Water Environment Federation (WE... ...nsequences of CSOs became available in the early 1990s. In reports by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Center for Marine Conservation, the... ...es of CSOs became available in the early 1990s. In reports by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Center for Marine Conservation, the Nationa... ... is found to be significant to this section. We also may discuss emerging issues, such as non-traditional pollutants (e.g., pharmaceuticals and pers... ...eather Pope Marasco Newton Group Bruce Pumphrey U.S. EPA Nancy Stoner Natural Resources Defense Council Lee Ting Marasco Newton Group Arthur T...

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Summary of Test Conditions and Test Acceptability Criteria for the Mysid, Mysidopsis Bahia, Seven Day Survival, Growth, And Fecundity Test with Effluents and Receiving Waters (Test Method 1007.0)1

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Summary of Responses to Comment on the Adequacy of the Transportation Conformity Budgets Contained in the November 15, 1999 Ozone Attainment Demonstration for the Houston/Galveston Nonattainment Area (Houston Area)

By: Environmental Protection Agency

...he first letter from Robert Yuhnke, representing Environmental Defense and Natural Resources Defense Fund, was submitted in response to EPA’s proposed... ... letter from Robert Yuhnke, representing Environmental Defense and Natural Resources Defense Fund, was submitted in response to EPA’s proposed approva... ...factors is more practical in light of the uncertainty in the modeling; the resources and time required to perform additional modeling; and the require...

...regarding the adequacy of the budgets in the November 15, 1999 ozone SIP. The first letter from Robert Yuhnke, representing Environmental Defense and Natural Resources Defense Fund, was submitted in response to EPA?s proposed approval/proposed disapproval action published December 16, 1999. This letter raises many general concerns regarding EPA?s approach to the Phase II o...

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Summary of Requirements by Object Class

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Summary of Participant Feedback Section 316(B) Public Meeting

By: Environmental Protection Agency

...tal 2 protection as well as take into account the site-specificity of the issues. In addition, they also believe that a level playing field would be... ...ad ensued with a porous dike in the shape of a boom to address entrainment issues. < Some rejected the notion of using impingement and entrainment cou... ...gle prescriptive technology included energy penalties, other environmental issues, reliability, and distribution. It was noted that a single prescrip... ...able with this term. < Some believed that mitigation might do more to help natural resources than a technological fix and would go on in perpetuity. ... ...h this term. < Some believed that mitigation might do more to help natural resources than a technological fix and would go on in perpetuity. However,... ...o stakeholders for proper management of fisheries and allowed for creative natural resource management beyond the level that the statute required. ... ...olders for proper management of fisheries and allowed for creative natural resource management beyond the level that the statute required. < Some ...

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Summary of Oigs Audit Report

By: Environmental Protection Agency

...et cost by goal, custodial activity, and combined statements of budgetary resources for the years then ended. These financial statements are the resp... ... position, net cost, net cost by goal, changes in net position, budgetary resources, reconciliation of net cost to budgetary obli­ gations and custod... ...er Improvements Needed in Managing EPA’s Accounts Receivable We noted two issues that negatively impact EPA’s accounting for accounts receivable. Fi... ...nual Report. For a discussion on Agency-reported Integrity Act management issues, please refer to EPA’s Fiscal Year 2003 Annual Report, Section I, Ov... ...e in cost accounting and believe that while there are still noncompliance issues with cost accounting, those noncompliances no longer meet OMB’s def...

...ost, changes in net position and financing, and consolidated statements of net cost by goal, custodial activity, and combined statements of budgetary resources for the years then ended. These financial statements are the responsibility of EPA?s management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these financial statements based upon our audit. We conducted our audit...

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Summary of Laporte County Bump-Down Modeling Analysis

By: Environmental Protection Agency
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Summary of Epa Workshop on Alternative Fuel Infrastructure

By: Environmental Protection Agency

...n, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Paul Kerkoven, Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition Phil Lambert, National Ethanol Vehicle Coalit... ...just the public, but policy makers and business people must understand the issues. The potential exists to achieve emission levels “orders of magnitu... ...iers to AF use. Feds and enviros need to do a better job of addressing AF issues, coherently and consistently. Clean Cities 2000 plan shows need for... ...In those markets where one fuel makes sense, we should pick a winner The natural gas industry did a “unified business strategy” a while back. We co... ...ls are driving this. Started small, built up with strong support from the natural gas industry, and the [regulatory] flexibility to use grants and ta... ...e infrastructure problem? OEMs do work with the oil industry on petroleum issues. In one instance, Shell wanted to close down CNG stations. Honda a...

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Summary of Discussions on Generating Baseyear and Future Year Emission Inventories for Aircraft, Commercial Marine Vessels and Locomotives for Iaqr

By: Environmental Protection Agency

... this analysis since the amount of reduction would be relatively small and resources were limited. For aircraft refueling (an evaporative emissi...

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Summary Functional Proteomics in Environmental Health Science

By: Environmental Protection Agency

...e on "Chemical Effects and Biological Systems" (CEBS) that will serve as a resource in the fields of toxicology and environmental health. To help defi... ...In summary, BMS is building an integrated approach to drug discovery using resources from biology, chemistry, genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics.... ...s needs does proteomics create? 9 The discussion touched on many of these issues. In general, the discussants did not arrive at definitive answers t... ...earchers. Several discussants cautioned against overemphasis on technical issues in toxicogenomics. The NCT initiative was contrasted with the Human ... ...proved. Developing biomarkers It was agreed that biomarkers should develop naturally from the NCT effort in toxicogenomics. However, several issues w... ...develop naturally from the NCT effort in toxicogenomics. However, several issues were mentioned that may inhibit development of clinical biomarkers. ... ... cost- intensive nature of toxicogenomics research. NCT collaborations and resources Several discussants underlined the importance of finding the righ...

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Summary and Analysis of the Highway Diesel Fuel 2003 Pre-Compliance Reports

By: Environmental Protection Agency

... decisions or positions. It is intended to present technical analysis of issues using data that are currently available. The purpose in the releas...

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Summary and Analysis of Comments : Control of Emissions from New Marine Compression-Ignition Engines at or above 30 Liters Per Cylinder

By: Environmental Protection Agency

.........................................9 7 11.1 General Emissions Inventory Issues .......................................97 11.2 Fleet Size and Turnov... ...rnia Air Pollution Control Officers Association (IV-D-51) California Air Resources Board (IV-D-35) Caterpillar, Inc. (IV-D-41) Chamber of Shippi... ...ssociation (IV-D-33) MAN B&W Diesel (IV-D-08) MSTP HELLAS LTD (IV-D-45) Natural Resources Defense Council (IV-D-43) Northeast States for Coordina... ...on (IV-D-33) MAN B&W Diesel (IV-D-08) MSTP HELLAS LTD (IV-D-45) Natural Resources Defense Council (IV-D-43) Northeast States for Coordinated Air ... ... (IV-D-09) South Coast Air Quality Management District (IV-D-50) Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (IV-D-18) Transportation Institu... ...09) South Coast Air Quality Management District (IV-D-50) Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (IV-D-18) Transportation Institute (IV-... ...of particular concern for SCAQMD because of the ozone and PM nonattainment issues. In the absence of aggressive regulation for marine diesel engines,... ...M TNRCC Puget Sound San Luis Obispo Sacramento CAPCOA SCAQMD Santa Barbara Natural Resources Defense Council American Lung Association Environmental D... ...s to a future rulemaking. This is because there are several technological issues concerning the widespread commercial use of these technologies, as d...

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Summary and Analysis

By: Environmental Protection Agency

...lueRibbon Coalition BRC IV-D-175 Briggs & Stratton IV-D-194 California Air Resources Board CARB IV-D-198 California Motorcycle Dealers Association CMD... ...ss Society, Western Colorado Congress, and the Western Slope Environmental Resource Council. I-4 National Association of Home Builders NAHB IV-D-187 N... ...sociation NMMA IV-G-02 National Propane Gas Association NPGA IV-G-16/D-197 Natural Resources Defense Council NRDC IV-D-183 Natural Trails and Waters C... ...n NMMA IV-G-02 National Propane Gas Association NPGA IV-G-16/D-197 Natural Resources Defense Council NRDC IV-D-183 Natural Trails and Waters Coalition... ...dustries Polaris IV-D-209 Rev! Motorcycles IV-D-184 Sierra Club Recreation Issues Committee RIC IV-D-185 Sonic USA, IncIV-D-181 Sonex Research, Inc. S... ...f Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). Summary and Analysis of Comments: Common Issues Table of Contents II. Chapter 2: Common Issues A. Engines Covered by... ........................................... II-43 II-1 II. Chapter 2: Common Issues A. Engines Covered by the Rule What We Proposed: We proposed emissio... ... independent predictor of declines in measures of pulmonary function.” The Natural Resources Defense Council commented on the health effects associate... ...on days. These risks may be higher in cities with more air pollution. The Natural Trails and Waters Coalition called attention to the high emission r...

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Summaries of Ms4 Permits Npdes Ms4 Permit for Prince George's, Md

By: Environmental Protection Agency

...th overlapping authority, PG County will address and resolve the following issues: defining regulatory goals, minimizing or sharing costs, setting com...

...ffective and efficient working relationships between regulatory agencies with overlapping authority, PG County will address and resolve the following issues: defining regulatory goals, minimizing or sharing costs, setting common goals and objectives, establishing work groups and technical committees, and developing comprehensive planning studies and work plans....

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Summaries of Ms4 Permits

By: Environmental Protection Agency

...gram requires various construction controls in areas such as steep slopes, natural channels, flood plains, habitat areas, and identified "critical are... ...otection, forest and woodland protection, agricultural protection, mineral resources, natural parks, and habitat protection within the Chesapeake Bay ... ...orest and woodland protection, agricultural protection, mineral resources, natural parks, and habitat protection within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. ... ...plain in the County. The ordinance also provides open space and preserves natural features such as wetlands. Landfills. Trash that enters landfills ...

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