DETERMINATION OF HARMFUL QUANTITIES AND RATES OF PENALTY FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES. VOLUME I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
U.S. legislation requires the formulation of regulations designating specific hazardous substances and the delineation of harmful quantities for these substances. Penalty rates are to be established for spillage of non-removable hazardous substances to motivate greater efforts in the area of spill prevention. The objective of the subject study was to examine several technical alternatives for developing harmful quantity and penalty rate regulations. Four such methodologies are reported.
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Battelle-NorthwestPacific Northwest Laboratory
Richland, WA United States
Environmental Protection AgencyOffice of Water Planning and Standards, 401 M Street, SW
Washington, DC United States 20460
- Dawson, G W
- Stradley, M W
- Shuckrow, A J
- Publication Date: 1974-10
- Pagination: 33 p.
- TRT Terms: Chemical spills; Classification; Hazardous chemicals; Hazardous materials; Identification systems; Law enforcement; Management; Methodology; Penalties; Policy; Pollution; Pollution control; Regulation; Regulations; Spills (Pollution); Water pollution; Waterways
- Uncontrolled Terms: Identification; Water chemistry
- Old TRIS Terms: Hazardous chemicals classification; Waterway transportation
- Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Environment; Law; Marine Transportation; Policy; Security and Emergencies;
- Accession Number: 00145869
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt., EPA/440/9-75/005a
- Contract Numbers: EPA-68-01-2268
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jan 16 1977 12:00AM