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ISBN: 030911389X, 9780309113892
Authors: Committee On Gulf War, Health: Literature Review Of Pesticides, Solvents
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: insecticides, solvents, volume, health, war, gulf
Formats:PDF
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Gulf War and Health, Volume 2, is the second in a series of congressionally-mandated studies by the Institute of Medicine that provides a comprehensive assessment of the available scientific literature on potential health effects of exposure to certain biological, chemical, and environmental agents associated with the Gulf War. In this second study, the committee evaluated the published, peer-revi......
Author: Thomas W. Chesnutt
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: case, chlorinated, solvents, substances, toxic, response, government, regulation, market
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Under the Toxic Substances Control Act, the Environmental Protection Agency must oversee a wide range of chemicals that may harm humans or the environment. If each potentially toxic chemical were used completely independently of other potentially toxic chemicals, regulatory analysis of any chemical could ignore the effects of regulation upon other chemicals. Since users of a chemical can substitut......
ISBN: 0833018736, 9780833018731
Author: David Pekelney
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: model, markets, regulations, solvents, chlorinated, environmental, policies, analyzing
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This Note concerns the regulation of the five most widely used chlorinated solvents. These chemicals cause known health and environmental problems, and substitute chemicals or processes are often unsafe, unaffordable, or unavailable. Government and industry officials face the challenge of developing policies to reduce overall environmental hazards rather than to change from one to another. The eco......
ISBN: 0833008722, 9780833008725
Authors: Kathleen A. Wolf, Christopher W. Myers
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: solvents, dry, cleaning, industry, chlorinated, generators, waste, management, small, quantity, hazardous
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This report provides an assessment of chlorinated solvent use and waste generation in the dry cleaning industry. It summarizes the waste management practices in dry cleaning and extends them to other small-quantity generators (SQGs) of hazardous wastes. It focuses on alternatives to land disposal for a class of chemicals called chlorinated solvents, which pose a range of environmental and health p......
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