Assessment of noise level distributions in Lagos metropolis and the potential for adverse health effects.
... planned city and poor building construction is environmental pollution and the degradation of quality of life. Noise pollution is an important .... Unlike chemical pollution, noise energy does not accumulate in the body or in the ...
111 F.3d 1485 (10th Cir. 1997), 96-4166, Chemical Weapons Working Group, Inc. (CWWG) v. United States Dept. of the Army
...While Plaintiffs argue that the Environmental Protection Agency could issue a nationwide permit "for sources of water pollution such as cars and chimneys" to the extent § 301(a) would apply, the very thought of regulating car emissions under the Clean Water Act exposes the ...
115 F.3d 21 (1st Cir. 1997), 96-1788, Millipore Corp. v. Travelers Indem. Co.
... this question, we must address, among other things, the "pollution exclusion" provisions of the insurance policies, which preclude coverage ... escape of smoke, vapors, soot, fumes, acids, alkalis, toxic chemicals, liquids or gases, waste materials or other irritants, contaminants or ...
14 F.3d 321 (7th Cir. 1994), 92-2440, Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. v. Lefton Iron & Metal Co.
...In January 1988, the State of Illinois filed a complaint against Kerr-McGee, Lefton Iron and Lefton Land alleging various pollution claims and seeking to require the parties to implement a plan for cleaning up the site. A month later Kerr-McGee entered into a consent decree that ...
Wrap-Up of Federal and State Chemical Regulatory Developments, February, 2015
EPA OEI Office Announces Transfer Of TRI Program To OPPT: On January 22, 2015, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Environmental Information (OEI) announced that EPA has begun the process of transferring the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) program to the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT).
... Information (OEI) announced that EPA has begun the process of transferring the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) program to the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT). EPA believes this move would leverage better scientific and technical expertise in both EPA program offices and make ...
- 40 CFR 63.99 - Delegated Federal authorities
Initiation of Prioritization Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
...process for 20 chemical substances as candidates for designation as . High Priority Substances for ... Mail: Document Control Office (7407M), Office of Pollution . Prevention and Toxics (OPPT), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 . ...
Environmental destruction: the U.S. military's invisible casualty of war.
... and government elites has cloaked this extraordinary debt of pollution, destruction of land, and exploitation of finite resources under the ...Consider this categorical profile of military pollution: . Chemical Waste Pollution . Nearly 900 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ...
749 F.2d 968 (2nd Cir. 1984), 104, United States v. Hooker Chemicals & Plastics Corp.
... New York, Defendants-Appellees, . Niagara Environmental Action, Ecumenical Task Force of the . Niagara Frontier, Inc., Pollution Probe . Foundation, and Operation Clean Niagara, . by its President, Margherita . Howe, Appellants. . Nos. 104, 186, Dockets 84-6110, ...
Rachel Carson and Her Sisters; Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America's Environment.
... genocide memorial, and Devra Davis, who broke the silence about chemical pollution in Pennsylvania's steelmaking region. . Musil, who teaches ...
Food and Freedom; How the Slow Food Movement Is Changing the World through Gastronomy.
...Global warming. Agrarian land reform. Loss of biodiversity. Chemical pollution. Maltreatment of illegal immigrants. The interconnections ...
- 46 C.F.R. § 13.121 - Courses for tankerman endorsements
541 U.S. 95 (2004), 02-626, South Florida Water Management District v. Miccosukee Tribe of Indians
...The water in C-11 therefore differs chemically from that in WCA-3. Of particular interest here, C-11 water contains ...' understanding that NPDES permits would not be required for pollution caused by the engineered transfer of one "navigable water" into another. ...
Ninth Circuit Refuses to Extend Continuous Trigger for Property Damage to Non-Pollution Claims
In Montrose Chemical Corp. v. Admiral Ins. Co., 10 Cal.4th 645, 42 Cal.Rptr.2d 324 (1995), the California Supreme Court held that a “continuous trigger” applies to liability coverage for property damage claims arising out of pollution where the property damage is allegedly continuous or progressive. All liability policies, from the initial discharge and continuing while the contamination spreads,
. . In Montrose Chemical Corp. v. Admiral Ins. Co., 10 Cal.4th 645, 42 Cal.Rptr.2d 324 (1995), the California Supreme Court held that a “continuous trigger” applies to ...
SES Positions That Were Career Reserved During CY 2018
... DIRECTOR. CHEMICAL SAFETY AND HAZARD CHEMICAL SAFETY CHIEF OPERATING. ... POLLUTION. PREVENTION. ...
696 F.3d 7 (D.C. Cir. 2012), 11-1302, EME Homer City Generation, L.P. v. E.P.A.
...Rather, Congress set up a federalism-based system of air pollution control. Under this cooperative federalism approach, both the Federal ... art computer models to simulate the meteorological conditions and chemical reactions that contribute to the formation of air pollutants." TCEQ, ...
- 40 C.F.R. § 720.3 - Definitions
822 F.2d 104 (D.C. Cir. 1987), 80-1607, Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. United States E.P.A.
...Environmental Protection . Agency, Respondents, . Chemical Manufacturers Association, American Iron & Steel . Institute, Edison ...Thus, the cornerstone of the Clean Water Act's pollution control scheme is the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System ...
Red lights to green lights: from 20th century environmental regulation to 21st century sustainability.
... with environmental aspirations, and emphasizes on-the-ground pollution control and natural resource management results. This new approach would ... to address critical concerns about air pollution, water quality, chemical exposure, and land use. But what worked in those early days is no longer ...
862 F.2d 580 (6th Cir. 1988), 87-1441, National Wildlife Federation v. Consumers Power Co.
... objective of the Clean Water Act is to "restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the Nation's waters." CWA Sec. ... a comprehensive statutory system for controlling water pollution. To that end, it establishes the Sec. 402 NPDES permit system for ...
976 F.2d 1037 (7th Cir. 1992), 91-3285, Pipefitters Welfare Educational Fund v. Westchester Fire Ins. Co.
... on the ground that Arst's suit falls within the purview of a pollution exclusion clause included in both policies. In the event we find that the ..., including smoke, vapor, soot, fumes, acids, alkalis, chemicals and waste." Id. at 102. The definition of "waste" includes "materials to ...
Request for Applications; Third-Party Chemical/Product Profilers for the Safer Choice Program
...ACTION: Notice. -----------------------------------------------------------------------. SUMMARY: The Safer Choice Program reduces pollution and potential risk at its source by setting criteria that product manufacturers must meet to qualify to use the Safer Choice label. The Safer Choice ...
598 F.2d 62 (D.C. Cir. 1978), 77-1091, Environmental Defense Fund v. E.P.A.
..., polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments. 1 For the reasons that follow, we uphold the ... PCBs are a group of related chlorinated hydrocarbon chemicals useful in several industrial processes and toxic to a wide variety of ...
976 F.2d 1338 (9th Cir. 1992), 92-15506, Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corp. v. Catellus Development Corp.
... whether a party is an owner-operator under CERCLA is the degree of control that party is able to exert over the activity causing the pollution."). Unlike Hines, the activity which produced the contamination in the present case--the excavation and grading of the development ...
568 F.2d 1369 (D.C. Cir. 1977), 75-2056, Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. Costle
... from the permit requirements of § 402 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972, 33 U.S.C. § 1342 (Supp. V 1975). On ... principal purpose of the FWPCA is "to restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the Nation's waters." 7 The Act's ...