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.

  • Supplemental Notes:
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  • Corporate Authors:

    Battelle-Northwest

    Pacific Northwest Laboratory
    Richland, WA  USA 

    Environmental Protection Agency

    Office of Water Planning and Standards, 401 M Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20460
  • Authors:
    • Dawson, G W
    • Stradley, M W
    • Shuckrow, A J
  • Publication Date: 1974-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 33 p.

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Filing Info

  • 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