Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Nature of the Threat û Task 1 3. Existing Responsibilities and Instructional Options-Task II 3.1 Federal Responsibilities 3.2 State and Local Responsibilities 3.3 Private Sector Activities 3.4 Overlaps and Gaps in Responsibilties and Programs 3.5 Prevention 3.6 Response Systems 3.7 Training 4. Technical Options for Countermeasures-Task III 4.1 Characterization of Emergency Releases 4.2 Technical Basis for Needed Countermeasures 4.3 Evaluation of Available Resources 4.4 New Technical Approaches 4.5 Methodology for Ranking of Chemical Hazards 1. Introduction 2. Overview of Recent Chemical Emergencies 2.1 Bhopal Disaster 2.2 Pemex Disaster 2.3 Incident at Institute, West Virginia 2.4 Acute Hazardous Events Data Base 3. Relative Accident Frequencies and Severity 3.1 Relative Accident Frequency by Sector 3.2 Relative Accident Severity by Sector 3.3 Relative Accident Frequencies and Severity by Hazardous Chemical 3.4 Events Involving Death or Injury 4. Current Responsibilities 4.1 Prevention 4.2 Planning 4.3 Response 4.4 Training 5. Federal and State Statutes for Hazardous Materials 5.1 Clean Water Act (CWA) of 1977 5.2 Hazardous Materials Transportation Act (HMTA) 5.3 Clean Air Act of 1970 and Clean Air Act Amendments of 1977 5.4 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976 5.5 Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of 1980 5.6 Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) 5.7 Superfund Amendments and Reauthoriza

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No. of pages:
343
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1990
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Imprint:
William Andrew
eBook ISBN:
9780815516798
Print ISBN:
9780815512325

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