World Library  


Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Forest Country Potawatomi Community

By Frank, Harold

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0000076748
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 5.4 MB
Reproduction Date: 2007
Full Text

Title: Forest Country Potawatomi Community  
Author: Frank, Harold
Volume:
Language: English
Subject: Ecology, Natural resource issues, Environemtal protection
Collections: Environmental Awareness Library Collection
Historic
Publication Date:
Publisher: United States Environmental Protection Agency

Citation

APA MLA Chicago

Frank, H. G. (n.d.). Forest Country Potawatomi Community. Retrieved from http://www.worldebooklibrary.net/


Description
Excerpt: On behalf of the Forest County Potawatomi Community (FCPC) I am respectfully submitting the enclosed comments regarding EPA'S proposed rule proposed National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants and in the Alternative, proposed standards of performance for New and Existing stationary Sources: Electric Utility steam Generating Units, 69 Fed.Reg. 4652(January 30,2004)

Table of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS I. I1. 111. IV. V. VI. VI1. Executive Summary....................................................................................................... 1 Significant Health and Economic Impacts of Mercury.................................................. 2 A. Severe Health-Related Impacts. Especially to Newborns........................................ 2 B“ Economic Cost of Mercury’s Health-Related Impacts ........................................... -3 C. Other Economic Costs Associated with Mercury-Related Contamination..............3 D. Tremendous Natural Resource Damages Caused by Mercury Deposition..............4 Background Regarding FCPC and Heightened Mercury Impacts on the Tribe ............5 A. FCPC History and Treaties ...................................................................................... 5 B. FCPC’s Reservation ................................................................................................. 5 C. Critical Importance of Pure Water and Food Resources to Tribal Way of Life ......6 D. Devils Lake .............................................................................................................. 8 E. Tribal Members Face Substantially Increased Health Risks Because of their Higher Consumption of Fish and Because of the Significant Mercury Impacts to Devils Lake and Other Water Bodies Near the FCPC Reservation ....................... 10 F. Unique Cultural Impacts Because of Limitations on Ability to Engage Fully in Subsistence and Cultural Activities ....................................................................... 11 Special Status of FCPC in Making Comments............................................................ 12 A. EPA’s Trust Responsibility and Obligations under Environmental Justice Doctrine with Respect to Tribe’s Impacted Trust Assets ...................................... 12 B. FCPC’s Special Expertise Regarding Mercury and Mercury-Related Impacts to the Tribe and Its Members ..................................................................................... 19 Utility Coal Plants are the Key Cause of Mercury Impacts in U.S. Waters ................20 A. Utility Units Make Up Largest Domestic Anthropogenic Source of Mercury Emissions .............................................................................................................. 20 B. EPA’s Finding of “Plausible Link” Between Utilities and Mercury in Fish .........120 C. Florida DEP and Other Findings that Removal of Mercury Emissions Results in Direct, Substantial. and Timely Reductions of Mercury in Fish and Wildlife ......20 MACT Regulation Under Section 112 of CAA is Legally Required .......................... 21 A. EPA’s Regulatory Finding that Regulation of Utility Units Under Section 112 is Appropriate and Necessary Cannot be Reversed ................................................... 21 B. EPA’s Arguments in the Pre-amble to the Proposed Rule to Avoid MACT Regulation Lack Merit ........................................................................................... 22 C. NRDC Settlement Requires EPA to Regulate Utility Units Under Section 112...26 D. The Trust Responsibility Requires EPA to Regulate Under MACT ..................... 27 EPA’s MACT Floor Analysis is Improper and Sets Emission Limits that Are Several Times Higher than Appropriate ................................................................................... 29

 

Click To View

Additional Books


  • Response to the External Peer-Review and... (by )
  • United States Environmental Protection A... (by )
  • Reregistration Eligibility Document Isop... (by )
  • Waco, Tx Urbanized Area Storm Water Enti... (by )
  • Topeka, Kansas Urbanized Area Storm Wate... (by )
  • Final Draft Simulation of Residential Ac... (by )
  • Results-Based Approaches and Tailored Ov... (by )
  • Material Transmitted : Hhs Instruction 7... (by )
  • Stage 1 Disinfectants and Disinfection B... (by )
  • Electronics : A New Opportunity for Wast... (by )
  • 2005 Community Intern Program Organizati... (by )
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Det... (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.