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Fayetteville, North Carolina Urbanized Area Storm Water Entities a...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Fayetteville, North Carolina Urbanized Area Storm Water Entities as Defined by the 2000 Census

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Composting of Yard Trimmings and Municipal Solid Waste

By: Wayne Smith

Excerpt: Chapter 2- Basic Composting Principles Provides a brief scientific overview of the composting proms. Discusses the physical, chemical, and biological factors that influence composting including the type and number of microorganisms present, oxygen level, moisture content, temperature, nutrient levels, acidity/alkalinity, and particle size of the composting material.

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Estimating and Projecting Impervious Cover

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Issue The pressure on water resources due to urbanization is rapidly increasing as the U.S. population grows. The pace of urban growth in the Southeastern United States is unprecedented and it is predicted to be one of the fastest growing regions of the country in the next three decades. Along with increased development comes increased impervious surfaces ? areas such as roads, parking lots, driveways and buildings ? which prevent water to filter into the underl...

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Elaine F. Davies

Excerpt: This memorandum transmits OSWER Directive 9230.0-97, “Superfund Response Actions: Temporary Relocations Implementation Guidance.” The collective experience of the Agency is that guidance will lead to consistency in Superfund program oversight and management. It is important to follow this guidance and to document decisions and assistance associated with temporary relocations. This guidance provides Regions and potentially responsible parties (PRPs) with policy a...

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The Mineral Industry of Ohio

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Ohio ranked 13th in the Nation in total nonfuel mineral production value1 in 1996, climbing from 14th in 1995, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The estimated value for 1996 was $934 million, an increase of about 5% compared with the $890 million of 1995. This followed an increase of more than 1% from 1994 to 1995 (based on final 1995 data). The State accounted for nearly 2.5% of the U.S. total nonfuel mineral production value.

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29Th and Mead Ground Water Contamination

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The 29th & Mead Ground Water Contamination site covers approximately 1,440 acres at the intersection of 29th and Mead Streets in a highly industrialized area of Wichita. Studies conducted from 1983 to 1986 by the Kansas Department of Health and the Environment (KDHE) and the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed heavy metals and organic contamination in shallow wells on and around the site. The actual boundary and the extent of ground water contamination have not bee...

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Development of Biological Criteria for Coral Reef Ecosystem Assessment

By: Stephen C. Jameson

Excerpt: The purpose of this paper is to provide the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with advice on the feasibility of establishing biological criteria for assessing coral reef ecosystems. Following up on the conclusions and next steps presented in: A Coral Reef Symposium on Practical, Reliable, Low Cost Monitoring Methods for Assessing the Biota and Habitat Conditions of Coral Reefs (Crosby et al. 1996), we address the following questions.

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Usando el Agua Eficientemente : Ideas para Los Negocios Comerciales

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Usando el Agua Eficientemente: Ideas para los Negocios Comerciales

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Pilot P Roject to Collect Used Electronics in a Retail Setting

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The goal of the pilot was to test and measure the viability of collecting used electronics in a retail setting. Office Depot and HP joined together to pilot the first free, nationwide, in-store electronics recycling program brand of unwanted electronics at any locations in the continental United consumer and business customers a comprehensive, convenient and envirecycle their old electronics. Project Description in which customers could drop off any of Office De...

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Emission Standards for New Nonroad Engines

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adopting emission standards for several types of currently unregulated nonroad engines and vehicles. These standards apply only to newly manufactured products. This fact sheet gives an overview of the new standards. See the fact sheets and other documents referenced below for additional information. Which engines and vehicles are covered? We are adopting new standards for emissions of oxides of nitrogen (NOx), hy...

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Congressional District Documents Series, District 13

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Congressional District County 13 Bacon Georgia (13 Districts)

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency ACTION: Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking SUMMARY: Diesel engines used in motor vehicles and nonroad equipment are a major source of nitrogen oxides and particulate matter, both of which contribute to serious health problems in the United States. We are considering setting new quality requirements for fuel used in diesel engines, in order to bring about large environmental benefits through the enabling of a new generat...

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: SUMMARY: On January 31, 2005 (70 FR 4958), EPA announced an opportunity for animal feeding operations (AFOs) to sign a voluntary consent agreement and final order (air compliance agreement). This supplemental notice announces a reopening to the signup period for the consent agreement and final order. DATES: The signup period is reopened until August 12, 2005.

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Statements of Principles for Nonroad Phase 2 Small Spark-Ignited E...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Subject Matter: I. Notice of Intent or ANPRM, if any II. Items Considered in Developing Proposal III. Proposal IV. Additional Items Considered After Proposal in Developing Final Rule V. Final Action

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Monitored Natural Attenuation of Mtbe as a Risk Management Option ...

By: Stephen G. Schmelling

Excerpt: The National Risk Management Research Laboratory (NRMRL) is the Agency’s center for investigation of technological and management approaches for preventing and reducing risks from pollution that threatens human health and the environment. The focus of the Laboratory’s research program is on methods and their cost-effectiveness for prevention and control of pollution to air, land, water, and subsurface resources; protection of water quality in public water system...

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Medium and Heavy Duty Diesel Vehicle Modeling Using a Fuel Consump...

By: R. A. Giannelli

Excerpt: Recent efforts of the EPA MOVES emission modeling team include the development of a fuel consumption model, Physical Emission Rate Estimator (PERE), which allows for inclusion of vehicletractivepower together with vehicle power-train parameters, such as engine friction, engine efficiency, and engine speed. Analysis of in-use data for city buses, heavy duty diesel tractor-trailer vehicles (M.Barth, G.Scora, and T.Younglove, “A Modal Emission Model for Heavy Duty ...

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Federal Lands and Indian Reservations

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Bureau of Indian Affairs Department of Defense (includes Army Corps of Engineers lakes) Fish and Wildlife Service / Wilderness Forest Service / Wilderness National Park Service / Wilderness IR NWR Indian Reservation National Wildlife Refuge

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Validity of Effluent and Ambient Toxicity Testing for Predicting B...

By: Donald I. Mount

Excerpt: The Complex Effluent Toxicity Testing Program was initiated to support the developing trend toward water quality-based toxicity control in the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program, It is designed to investigate, under actual discharge situations, the appropriateness and utility of “whole effluent toxicity” testing in the identification, analysis, and control of adverse water quality impact caused by the discharge of toxic effluents.

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 Series

By: Diane L. Sipe

Excerpt: Dear Mr. Christensen: Enclosed you will find an Administrative Order (Order), which the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), 42 U.S.C. Section 300f et seq., and its implementing regulations. Among other things, the Administrative Order finds that the Alta Community Pipeline Water System (System) is a public water supplier as defined by the SDWA and that the owner of the system has violated th...

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Tri-State Mining District Cherokee County Galena, Kansas

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The Tri-State Mining District is an inactive lead and zinc mining area that includes the Cherokee County Superfund site in Kansas. The Cherokee County site is listed on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL is a list of the most serious hazardous waste sites in the country. These sites have been identified for remedial action under the Superfund program.

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