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- Federal agencies to reduce emissions. // Occupational Hazards;Sep93, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p38
Reports on the signing of an executive order by President Bill Clinton requiring federal facilities to reduce emissions of toxic chemicals by one-half by 1999. Requirement of federal facilities to file Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) Form Rs; Order of federal agencies to review procurement...
- Protecting the public. // Conservationist;Oct94, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p35
Reports that municipalities across New York State are setting up hazardous materials (hazmat) teams to combat hazardous materials spills. Staff members of hazmat teams.
- Emergency response plan signed federal agencies. // Professional Safety;Aug96, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p10
Focuses on the Integrated Contigency Plan, an emergency response plan to oil and hazardous substance developed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and other federal agencies in the United States. Design; Importance of the plan; Guidelines to satisfy emergency response planning.
- Panel okays electronic access to MSDSs. // Chemical Market Reporter;08/03/98, Vol. 254 Issue 5, p5
Reports on the approval of a bill designed to simplify the process for distributing information about hazardous chemicals in the workplace. Approval by the US House Education and Workforce Committee; Amendment of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's hazard communication standard;...
- Unabomber beware. Stanglin, Douglas; Fenyvesi, Charles // U.S. News & World Report;8/12/96, Vol. 121 Issue 6, p20
Reports that starting September 1, 1996, anyone sending a large package abroad through the United States postal system must first certify that it does not contain dangerous materials such as explosives. Hopes that the system will serve as a deterrent to mail-order bombers.
- Would-be waste smugglers face execution. // New Scientist;11/21/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1848, p8
Reports that Nigerian entrepreneurs are facing the death penalty for inviting European companies to ship toxic waste to Nigeria disguised as edible oil. Criticism of the European Community's waste policy that promotes such business; Letters that have been received by prospective clients;...
- Waste not...incinerate not. // New Scientist;11/7/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1846, p3
Praises a panel, set up by the Australian government, for its recommendations on what the country should do with its toxic waste. Panel rejected the incinerator plan favored by the government; Panel would like to see a suite of smaller technologies that between them could eliminate most of the...
- ...while Australia questions its trade in toxic waste. // New Scientist;11/7/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1846, p8
Focuses on a report by the Independent Panel on Intractable Wastes set up by the Australian government that considered what to do with Australia's toxic waste. Recommends that Australia should develop a range of technologies that could be tailored to particular properties and characteristics of...
- Stop the presses! Salad oil is not a hazardous material. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Aug93, Vol. 76 Issue 8, p41
Comments on a decision by Federico Pena, Secretary of Transportation, regarding salad oil. The view that salad oil is not a hazardous material; Quote from Robert Voltmann, director of policy development at the National Industrial Transportation League; More.