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Appendix D : Case Studies on the Benefits of the Phase I Storm Wat...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Faced with a rapidly growing population, urban development, and rising concerns over nonpoint sources of pollution, city managers in Austin, Texas, require all new development to implement storm water best management practices (BMPs). Older existing urban watersheds, however, still need water quality controls. The City of Austin Urban Watershed Retrofit program was created to evaluate existing urban watersheds to determine appropriate storm water controls that r...

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Transportation and ...

By: Julie Domike

Excerpt: After careful review of all of the issues raised in the petition, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has decided against reconsidering the final rule. EPA did not commit procedural errors, we provided fair notice to the public throughout the rulemaking process, and the final rule is a logical outgrowth of the proposal. In addition, Mack Trucks and Volvo Powertrain have not presented any new evidence that would warrant reopening the rulemaking at this time...

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Congressional District Documents Series, District 18

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Congressional District County 18 Hamilton, Ohio (18 Districts)

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The Federal Geographic Data Committee

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) is an interagency committee that promotes the coordinated development, use, sharing, and dissemination of geospatial data on a national basis. This nationwide data sharing effort is known as the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI). The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) established the FGDC in 1990 and rechartered the committee in its August 2002 revision of Circular A-16, “Coordination of Geographic Inform...

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1, 1-Dimethyl-Ethylenimine

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Storage: Store DMEI stock quantities in a flammable storage cabinet over pellets of NaOH, in screw-capped vials or bottles with Teflon or conical polyethylene liners, or in ampoules.

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: SUMMARY: In accordance with section 113(g) of the Clean Air Act, as amended (‘‘Act’’), 42 U.S.C. 7413(g), notice is hereby given of a proposed settlement in National Solid Wastes Management Association v. Browner, et al., No. 96– 1152 (D.C. Cir). This case involves a challenge to EPA’s rule entitled ‘‘Standards of Performance For New Stationary Sources and Guidelines for Control of Existing Sources: Municipal Solid Waste Landfills,’’ issued on March 12, 1996. 61...

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Emission Controls on Existing Units in V. 2. 1. 6

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The following is an excerpt from the National Electric Energy Data System (NEEDS) showing the emission controls on existing coal and oil/gas steam electric generating units. Updated for v.2.1.6, NEEDS is the repository of data on all currently operating and planned/committed units represented in EPA's applications of the Integrated Planning Model. For ease of reference, entries in this attachment are sorted successively by unit type, state, plant name, and unit ...

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Alfred C. Smith

Excerpt: 1. This civil administrative enforcement action is authorized by Congress in section 16 (a) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), 15 U.S.C. 5 261 5(a). The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations governing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) authorized by the statute are set out in part 761 of title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and violations of the regulations constitute violations of the section 15 of TSCA, 15 U.S.C. 9...

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Appendix B : Model Year 2005 Nameplate Fuel Economy Listings

By: Robert M. Heavenrich

Excerpt: Model Year 2005 Nameplate Fuel Economy and Ton-MPG Listing <---- FUEL ECONOMY ----> LAB ADJ ADJ ADJ LAB TWO-SEATER 55/45 CITY HWY 55/45 TON-MPG Honda INSIGHT, 68.6 57.8 58.4 58.0 74.6 Toyota MR2, 33.6 26.1 32.5 28.7 42.0 Lotus ELISE-EXIGE, 29.2 23.2 27.2 24.9 32.9 Mazda MX-5 MIATA, 28.4 22.1 27.4 24.2 39.1 VW TT ROADSTER QUATTRO, 27.3 20.7 27.5 23.3 51.4 BMW Z4 ROADSTER, 26.9 20.2 27.9 23.0 41.7 VW TT ROADSTER, 26.7 19.8 28.2 22.9 46.8 Nissan 350Z, 25.7 19.5 25....

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Oklahoma Refining Company Oklahoma

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: August 2003 - EPA initiated an emergency removal action on the northern portion of the Site to address drums, lab chemicals, and access controls. September 2003 - EPA initiated a time-critical removal on the northern portion of the Site to address demolition of various process towers, vessels, buildings, cooling towers, above ground piping, sumps, above ground storage tanks, and asbestos containing materials from pipes and vessels.

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In the United States District Court for the Northern District of C...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: INTRODUCTION: In this case of first impression, the issue is whether Section 303(d) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972, later renamed the Clean Water Act, authorized the Environmental Protection Agency to determine “total maximum daily loads” for rivers and waters polluted only by logging and agricultural runoff and/or other nonpoint sources rather than by any municipal sewer and/or industrial point sources. 33 U.S.C. 1313(d). The issu...

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Drinking Water Standards and Health Effects

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: D rinking water standards are set by the U.S. E nvironmental Protection Agency (US EPA) to control t he level of contaminants in the nation?s drinking w ater. The Safe D rinking Water Act ( SDWA) requires US EPA t o set these standards, w hich public water s ystems in the U.S. are r equired to meet. US E PA has set standards f or 90 chemical, m icrobiological, r adiological, and p hysical contaminants i n drinking water. US E PA and others are c urrently conduct...

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Strother Field Industrial Park

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Strother Field Industrial Park is located near Winfield and Arkansas City and covers approximately 2 square miles. Until 1946, the site was a military facility. The site now consists of about 20 industrial and commercial businesses, as well as two inactive solid waste landfills. The landfills were used for the disposal of various industrial wastes. Groundwater is contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Until 1983, the Strother Field Commission opera...

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Chapter Four Organic Analytes

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Prior to employing the methods in this chapter, analysts are advised to consult the disclaimer statement at the front of this manual and the information in Chapter Two for guidance on the allowed flexibility in the choice of apparatus, reagents, and supplies. In addition, unless specified in a regulation, the use of SW-846 methods is not mandatory in response to Federal testing requirements. The information contained in this chapter is provided by EPA as guidanc...

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: SUMMARY: In accordance with section 126 of the Clean Air Act (CAA), EPA is proposing action on eight petitions filed individually by eight Northeastern States seeking to mitigate what they describe as significant transport of one of the main precursors of ground-level ozone, nitrogen oxides (NOx), across State boundaries. Each petition specifically requests that EPA make a finding that NOx emissions from certain stationary sources significantly contribute to ozo...

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Method 207-1 Sampling Method for Isocyanates

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: SAMPLING METHOD FOR ISOCYANATES EPA's Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS) developed Method 207.1 for the collection of isocyanate compounds from emissions associated with certain manufacturing processes. Go to http://www.epa.gov/ttnemc01/tmethods.html for a copy of Method 207-1, based on its current category (e.g., conditional, proposed, or promulgated).

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References - Results of the Lmmb Study: Pcbs and Trans-Nonachlor D...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Anderson, M. L., C. P. Rice, and C. C. Carl. 1982. Residues of PCB in a Cladophora community along the Lake Huron shoreline. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 8(1): 196-200. Baker, J. E. and S. J. Eisenreich. 1990. Concentrations and Fluxes of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Polychlorinated Biphenyls across the Air-Water Interface of Lake Superior. Environmental Science and Technology. 24: 342-352. Ballschmiter, K. and M. Zell. 1980. Analysis of Polychlorina...

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Appendix K : Npdes Cafor Permitting Glossary

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: 25-year, 24-hour rainfall event – Mean precipitation event with a probable recurrence interval of once in twenty-five years, as defined by the National Weather Service in Technical Paper No. 40, “Rainfall Frequency Atlas of the United States,” May, 1961, or equivalent regional or State rainfall probability information developed from this source. 100-year, 24-hour rainfall event – Mean precipitation event with a probable recurrence interval of once in one hundred...

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Safety Data Sheet

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: FOR EYE EXPOSURE, IRRIGATE IMMEDIATELY WITH LARGE AMOUNTS OF WATER. FOR INGESTION, DRINK MILK OR WATER. REFER FOR GASTRIC LAVAGE. FOR INHALATION, REMOVE VICTIM PROMPTLY TO CLEAN AIR. REFER TO PHYSICIAN.

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Ncic Oppt/Dc/Usepa/Us

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: FMC Corporation actively supports the EPA HPV Challenge Program, AR-201. On March 18, 2005 EPA posted comments regarding our December 30,2004 submission for the following chemical:

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