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An essential e-document collection of reports and research about our environment. This collection contains many of the primary EPA source reports that the scientific community uses to base its findings.

 
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Coal Mining Facilities

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: This document includes examples of chemical management activities that coal mining facilities may conduct, illustrating how these activities should be considered for EPCRA Section 313 reporting purposes. This chapter also notes area where potential errors in reporting might be encountered generally by coal mining facilities, which are based on information from written comments received from industry representatives, as well as from comments made by participants ...

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Information about Estuaries and Near Coastal Watersdecember 2000-I...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The restoration program arose from a thorough assessment of estuarine hydrology by engineering consultants and extensive biological documentation by researchers from San Diego State University's Pacific Estuarine Research Laboratory (PERL). The program is being implemented in phases, using an adaptive management process whereby information derived from construction experience, project monitoring, and research influences the designs for subsequent phases of const...

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Electricity Generating Facilities

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: On May 1, 1997, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated a final rule (62 FR 23834) adding several new industrial sectors to the list of facilities subject to the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know-Act (EPCRA) Section 313 reporting requirements. Facilities affected by this rule are subject to the annual reporting requirements beginning with activities conducted during the 1998 calendar year, with their first reports due by July 1, 1...

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Information about Estuaries and Near Coastal Watersfebruary 2000-I...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The Maryland Bay Game, an innovative and creative way to educate hundreds of thousands of children and motorists about one of the nation's greatest natural resources, the Chesapeake Bay, recently completed its third successful year. The Bay Game is designed to be played in the car while traveling from Maryland's Chesapeake Bay Bridge to the state's top summer vacation spot, Ocean City. Playing the game turns restless energy and a long car ride into an educationa...

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Epcra Section 313 Questions and Answers Addendum for Federal Facil...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has prepared this revised 1999 EPCRA section 313 Questions and Answers Addendum for Federal Facilities to help clarify the reporting requirements for federal facilities under section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to- Know Act (EPCRA, or Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, Public Law 99-499). This addendum should be used with the EPCRA Section 313 Questions and Answer...

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2000 F. E. Guide-Alternative-Fueled Vehicles-Updated 11/22/99

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: CHEVROLET CAVALIER (bi-fuel natural gas) 2.2 4 Auto(3-speed) 20 27 F CNG 130 SUBCOMPACT CARS 22 28 Gasoline 360 TOYOTA CAMRY (natural gas) 2.2 4 Auto(4-speed) 22 30 F CNG 230 COMPACT CARS FORD CONTOUR (bi-fuel natural gas) 2.0 4 Auto(4-speed) 20 27 CNG 80 COMPACT CARS 20 28 F Gasoline 270 FORD F150 PICKUP - 2WD (natural gas) 5.4 8 Auto(4-speed) 12 16 R CNG 250 STANDARD PICKUP TRUCKS 2WD FORD E250 ECONOLINE (natural gas) - 2WD 5.4 8 Auto(4-speed) 12 15 R CNG 190/...

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Information about Estuaries and Near Coastal Watersjune 2000-Issue...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program (IRLNEP) and the St. Johns Water Management District, working in cooperation with the South Florida Water Management District, have recently completed a study to clarify contributions of nitrogen to the Lagoon from on-site disposal systems (OSDS). The report, entitled On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems Pollutant Loading Evaluation - Test and Validation of Indian River Lagoon Nitrogen Model, focused on developing and ...

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Information about Estuaries and Near Coastal Watersoctober 2000-Is...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: 6. Education and Public Access -- The agreement also addresses people. There is a commitment to provide every school student in the Chesapeake Bay watershed with an outdoor bay or stream experience by the time they graduate from high school, beginning with today's eighth grade students. There are also goals for increasing public access to the bay and its tributaries (30% increase in public access points by 2010) and an increase in water trails by 500 miles by 2005.

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2000 Preliminary Ozone Season Nox Emissions and Heat Input

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: 2000 Preliminary Ozone Season NOx Emissions and Heat Input 2000 Preliminary Ozone Season NOx Emissions Under the OTC NOx Budget Program

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Appendix a : 2000 Emissions and Allowance Holdings of Nox Budget S...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: CT AES Thames Inc. CS01 (UNITA, UNITB) 106 CT AES Thames Inc. UNITA 94 95 53 42 CT AES Thames Inc. UNITB 94 95 53 42 CT AES Thames Inc. OVERDRAFT 0 1 0 1 CT Ahlstrom Windsor Locks Cogeneration GT1 109 119 105 105 14 CT Branford 10 0 1 0 0 1 CT Bridgeport Energy LLC BE1 37 40 23 23 17 CT Bridgeport Energy LLC BE2 33 33 24 24 9 CT Bridgeport Energy LLC OVERDRAFT 0 31 0 31 CT Coastal Technology Inc. GT 109 109 79 79 30 CT Cos Cob 10 1 2 0 0 2 CT Cos Cob 11 0 1 0 0 ...

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2000 Otc Nox Budget Program Compliance Report

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: BACKGROUND The NOx Budget Program was established by the states in the Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) to reduce NOx emissions region-wide as a part of each state's effort to attain the national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS) for ground level ozone. The OTC comprises the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, the northern counties of Virginia, and the Distr...

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Petroleum Terminals and Bulk Storage Facilities

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The purpose of this guidance document is to assist petroleum bulk storage facilities in SIC code 5171 to comply with the reporting requirements of Section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (EPCRA) and of Section 6607 of the Pollution Prevention Act of 1990 (PPA), commonly referred to as the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI). On May 1, 1997, EPA promulgated a rule (62 FR 23834) to require petroleum bulk storage facilities, along wi...

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Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act Section 313 Rep...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: This document supersedes the booklet entitled Title III Section 313 Release Reporting Guidance, Estimating Chemical Releases from Printing Operations, dated January 1988. It is intended to assist establishments and facilities performing printing operations in complying with the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA) Section 313 and Pollution Prevention Act (PPA) Section 6607 reporting requirements, the preparation of Form R or the alternate c...

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The President

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: A Proclamation American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians are a special part of the tapestry of our Nation’s history. As keepers of a rich and ancient cultural heritage, Native Americans share with all of us the beauty of their art, the power of their songs, and the grace of their people. As individuals, they have distinguished themselves in virtually every field, from the arts to the sciences, from the world of sports to the world of commerce. This ...

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Quality Assurance Annual Report and Work Plan Quality Staff Fy 2000

By: Nancy W. Wentworth

Excerpt: NELAC/NELAP Support: The Quality Staff also provides limited organizational and management support to the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP). The Quality Staff developed and provided NELAC 101 orientation presentations at several conferences, e.g., AFCEE on Remedial Process Optimization; and the NELAC VI National Meeting. The Quality Staff also provided NELAC Accrediting Authority Assessor training to state and Federal personnel.

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Emergency Planning and Community Right- To-Know Act Section 313 Re...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: This document supersedes the booklet entitled Title III Section 313 Release Reporting Guidance, Estimating Chemical Releases From Rubber Production and Compounding, dated March 1988. It is intended to assist establishments and facilities in the rubber and plastics manufacturing industry in complying with the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA) Section 313 and Pollution Prevention Act (PPA) Section 6607 reporting requirements, the preparati...

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Emergency Planning and Community Right- To-Know Act Section 313 Re...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: This document supersedes the booklet entitled Title III Section 313 Release Reporting Guidance, Estimating Chemical Releases From Textile Dyeing, dated February 1988. It is intended to assist establishments and facilities in the Textile Manufacturing Industry in complying with the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA) Section 313 and Pollution Prevention Act (PPA) Section 6607 reporting requirements, the preparation of Form R or the alternat...

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Fiscal Year 2002 Revised Final Annual Plan June 2002

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: GOAL: CLEAN AIR The air in every American community will be safe and healthy to breathe. In particular, children, the elderly, and people with respiratory ailments will be protected from health risks of breathing polluted air. Reducing air pollution will also protect the environment, resulting in many benefits, such as restoring life in damaged ecosystems and reducing health risks to those whose subsistence depends directly on those ecosystems. OBJECTIVE: ATTAIN...

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Seventh Portable Cyanide Analyzer Verified, Other Technologies in ...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The Cyanide ReagentStrip? Test Kit from Industrial Test Systems, Inc., has completed its verification test and is the seventh portable cyanide analyzer to be verified under the U.S. EPA?s Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) Pro-gram by Battelle, which co-manages the ETV?s Advanced Monitoring Systems (AMS) Center with EPA?s National Exposure Research Laboratory. The AMS Center has now com-pleted verification tests for 92 technologies, bringing ETV?s total...

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Environmental Technology Verification Program Advanced Monitoring ...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: This test protocol provides generic procedures for implementing a verification test of continuous emission monitors (CEMs) used to measure total and chemically speciated mercury (Hg) in source emissions. Verification tests are conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through its Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) program. The purpose of the ETV program is to provide objective and quality-assured performance data on ...

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