radioactive pollution prevention

903 results for radioactive pollution prevention

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  • Environmental crimes.

    ... imposes penalties on violators of federal and state air pollution control laws and regulations. Section IV studies the Federal ..., including completion of covert sampling; (5) prevention of a defendant's premature discovery of evidence in the criminal ..., munitions, chemical wastes, biological materials, radioactive materials, heat, wrecked or discarded equipment, rock, sand, ...

  • Prods and pleas: limited government in an era of unlimited harm.

    ... to the claim that global climate change is an ordinary pollution nuisance of the kind adjudicated for centuries, judges have ... remains appropriately contained to this narrow harm-prevention role is to splinter and fracture government authority so that its ... avenues for dismissing intractable or politically radioactive suits without resorting to the political question doctrine. There ...

  • Information Collection Activities

    In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, PHMSA invites comments on certain information collections pertaining to hazardous materials transportation for which PHMSA intends to request renewal from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

    ...Under authority of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, PHMSA ...controlled quantity of a Class 7 (radioactive) material; (2) more than 25 kg (55 lbs) of a Division 1.1, 1.2, ... identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as materials with the potential to have serious ...

  • Introduction to the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions

    The Regulatory Flexibility Act requires that agencies publish semiannual regulatory agendas in the Federal Register describing regulatory actions they are developing that may have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities (5 U.S.C. 602). Executive Order 12866 ``Regulatory Planning and Review,'' signed September 30, 1993 (58 FR 51735), and Office of Management and...

    ... the highways and in workplaces; reducing air and water pollution, preventing thousands of deaths in the process; increasing fuel ... Obesity Prevention Grant. 14.............. Prior Labeling Approval ...; the safe transport, storage, and disposal of radioactive materials and wastes; the decommissioning and safe release for ...

  • Case summaries.

    ... amended the CAA to require all new sources of air pollution to implement Best Available Control Technology (BACT) standards. ...The FWS RPM required prevention of salt intrusion in the Delta due to decreased freshwater ...), challenged a DOE order governing the disposal of radioactive waste generated at federal defense facilities. The Ninth Circuit ...

  • Issuing Violations Without Tangible Evidence: Computer Modeling for Clean Water Act Enforcement

    The Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") often uses computer modeling as evidence to enforce the Clean Water Act. Sometimes, the EPA uses the modeling as its sole source of evidence when citing a violation, neglecting to ever obtain tangible evidence, such as water samples, for testing. This Note advocates that the EPA abandon computer modeling as a device used to prove Clean Water...

    ...1 Before the federal government enacted the Water Pollution Control Act ("WPCA") in 1948, 2 the federal government had not ... pollution or large AFOs 57 -are an enormous pollution-prevention priority. Since only about twenty percent of CAFOs obtained the ..., munitions, chemical wastes, biological materials, radioactive materials, heat, wrecked or discarded equipment, rock, sand, ...

  • The scientific basis for the regulation of nanoparticles: challenging Paracelsus and Pare.

    ... a wide range of beneficial effects, are similar to radioactive agents, and to explore whether the current regulatory approach to ... a central theme of environmental protection, that of pollution prevention through use of less material. . (10.) B.D. Goldstein & ...

  • Hazardous Materials: Oil Spill Response Plans and Information Sharing for High-Hazard Flammable Trains

    PHMSA, in consultation with the Federal Railroad Administration, is issuing this NPRM to propose revisions to regulations that would expand the applicability of comprehensive oil spill response plans (OSRPs) based on thresholds of liquid petroleum oil that apply to an entire train consist. Specifically, we are proposing to expand the applicability for comprehensive OSRPs so that any railroad that

    ...CWA Clean Water Act (See Federal Water Pollution Control Act). DHS Department of Homeland Security. DOE Department ... classification, and quantity measurement for overfill prevention of petroleum crude oil for the loading of rail tank cars. With ... poisonous by inhalation and certain explosive and radioactive materials. In the HHFT Final Rule, PHMSA expanded the ...

  • Federal Plan Requirements for Hospital/Medical/Infectious Waste Incinerators Constructed on or Before December 1, 2008 and Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources

    On October 6, 2009, the EPA adopted amendments to the September 15, 1997, new source performance standards and emissions guidelines for hospital/medical/infectious waste incinerators. The amendments were developed in response to the March 2, 1999, remand of the 1997 hospital/medical/infectious waste incinerators regulations by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (the...

    ... and technology exchange in various areas of air pollution control. II. Background Information. A. What is the regulatory ... for incinerators burning pathological, low-level radioactive, and/or chemotherapeutic waste; co-fired combustors; combustors ... that the primary responsibility for air pollution prevention and control rests with state and local agencies. (See section ...

  • General Permits and Permits by Rule for the Federal Minor New Source Review Program in Indian Country

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing general permits for use in Indian country pursuant to the Indian Country Minor New Source Review (NSR) rule for new or modified minor sources in the following five source categories: Hot mix asphalt (HMA) plants; stone quarrying, crushing, and screening (SQCS) facilities; auto body repair and miscellaneous surface coating operations; gasoline

    ...PM Particulate matter. PSD Prevention of Significant Deterioration. PTE Potential to Emit. PSI Pounds ... governing bodies and the tribal, state and local air pollution agencies in adjacent air jurisdictions that may be impacted by ... under this proposed permit: Metallic materials; radioactive materials; materials that contain asbestos; materials intended to ...

  • National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures and Categorical Exclusions

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) is hereby issuing final procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). These procedures include categorical exclusions (CEs) of actions the Council has determined do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment and, thus, are categorically excluded from the requirement to...

    ... paid after July 6, 2012, under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act in connection with the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill ... results in the requirement to develop or amend a Spill Prevention, Control, or Countermeasures Plan in accordance with the Oil ... (20) Hazardous, radioactive, and toxic waste. The EIS should assess the consistency of the ...

  • National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures and Categorical Exclusions

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) requests public comment on proposed procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The Council also requests public comment on proposed categorical exclusions of actions the Council has determined do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment and, thus, should be...

    ... paid after July 6, 2012, under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act in connection with the DEEPWATER HORIZON Oil Spill ... results in the requirement to develop or amend a Spill Prevention, Control, or Countermeasures Plan in accordance with the Oil ... (20) Hazardous, radioactive, and toxic waste. The EIS should assess the consistency of the ...

  • Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals

    Some pharmaceuticals are regulated as hazardous waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) when discarded. Healthcare facilities that generate hazardous waste pharmaceuticals as well as associated facilities have reported difficulties complying with the Subtitle C hazardous waste regulations for a number of reasons. First, healthcare workers, whose primary focus is to provide...

    ... medical waste regulations; and pharmaceuticals with a radioactive component that are subject to the Atomic Energy Act (AEA). These ... temperature; and (3) operating parameters of the air pollution control device. For mercury, continuous compliance requirements ... The Albany Medical Center, funded by an EPA Pollution Prevention Grant, the author states, ``up to now, toilet wasting has been ...

  • Limits on the Use of Force in Maritime Operations in Support of WMD Counter-Proliferation Initiatives
  • Management of Non-Federal Oil and Gas Rights

    We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), are finalizing regulations governing the exercise of non-Federal oil and gas rights outside of Alaska in order to improve our ability to protect refuge resources, visitors, and the general public's health and safety from potential impacts associated with non-Federal oil and gas operations located within refuges. The exercise of non-Federal oil and

    ... site management, specific resource protections, spill prevention and response, waste management, and reclamation. Additionally, ... via well design requirements, setbacks, and oil pollution control measures. However, State programs vary in these areas, ...This includes, but is not limited to, explosives, radioactive materials, brine waters, formation waters, petroleum products, ...

  • Defense Materiel Disposition

    This interim final rule prescribes uniform procedures for the disposition of DoD personal property and establishes the sequence of processes for disposition of personal property of the DoD Components. Subpart A implements the statutory authority and regulations under which DoD personal property disposal takes place, as well as the scope and applicability for the program; defines the...

    ... (viii) Is radioactive. (ix) Has special characteristics which, in the opinion of ... and analysis, internal control measures, and crime prevention for the Defense Materiel Disposition Program. (3) Chairs the ... DoD QRP, as directed by DoD Instruction 4715.4, ``Pollution Prevention'' (available at ...

  • Defense Materiel Disposition

    This final rule prescribes uniform procedures for the disposition of DoD personal property and establishes the sequence of processes for disposition of personal property of the DoD Components. Subpart A implements the statutory authority and regulations under which DoD personal property disposal takes place, as well as the scope and applicability for the program; defines the responsibilities of...

    ... (viii) Is radioactive. (ix) Has special characteristics which, in the opinion of ... and analysis, internal control measures, and crime prevention for the Defense Materiel Disposition Program. (3) Chairs the ... DoD QRP, as directed by DoD Instruction 4715.4, ``Pollution Prevention'' (available at ...

  • Governance reform and the judicial role in municipal bankruptcy.

    ...PREVENTION 327 (2010); Amy Ellen Schwartz et al., What Do Business ... the Spending Clause a provision of the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1985 that gave escrowed funds to ... as required by a consent decree entered into to abate pollution. But both the disrepair that necessitated the new construction ...

  • Chapter III. General review of the legal activities of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations

    General review of the legal activities of the United Nations Membership of the United Nations (a) Membership (b) Appointments Peace and security (a) Peacekeeping missions and operations (b) Political and peacebuilding missions (c) Other peacekeeping matters (d) Action of Member States authorized by the Council (e) Sanctions imposed under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations

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  • Chapter III. General review of the legal activities of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations

    General review of the legal activities of the United Nations Membership of the United Nations 97 Peace and security (a) Peacekeeping missions and operations (b) Political and peacebuilding missions (c) Other bodies (d) Missions of the Security Council (e) Other peacekeeping matters (f) Action of Member States authorized by the Security Council (g) Sanctions imposed under Chapter VII of...

    ..., punishable by law, contributing, inter alia, to the prevention of such crimes, and ensure that penalties commensurate with the ... of the Caribbean Sea from degradation as a result of pollution from ships, as well as pollution from land-based activities . By ... Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management801. In 2010, Cyprus, Gabon, Kazakhstan, ...

  • Reorganization of Title 30:

    ...Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA) that applies to oil handling activities at any ...Subpart C--Pollution Prevention and Control. Sec. 250.300 Pollution. Retained by BSEE. This ... must submit copies of logs or charts of electrical, radioactive, sonic, and other well-logging operations; directional and ...

  • Federal control of greenhouse gas emissions.

    ... a final rule saying GHG emissions contribute to GHG pollution, which threatens public health and welfare. (339) This allowed ... to participate in an expensive and time-consuming prevention of significant deterioration (PSD) program (361) with no ... agents, including any physical, chemical, biological, radioactive .. substance or matter which is emitted into or otherwise enters ...

  • Organization and Delegation of Powers and Duties

    The Office of the Secretary of Transportation is updating the regulations that govern the organization of the Department of Transportation and delegate authority from the Secretary to departmental officers, including the Deputy Secretary, the Under Secretary, the General Counsel, the Assistant Secretaries, the Inspector General, and the heads of the Department's Operating Administrations. This...

    ... and efficiency of program administration, or the prevention and detection of fraud and abuse; recommends policies for and ... part 87 as it relates to exemptions from aircraft air pollution standards. (d)(1) Except as delegated to the Under Secretary ... regulations with respect to the transportation of radioactive materials on passenger-carrying aircraft. (3) Participate, ...

  • Leasing of Osage Reservation Lands for Oil and Gas Mining

    The Bureau of Indian Affairs is issuing its final revisions to the regulations addressing mineral development of the Osage minerals estate. This rule updates the leasing procedures and the rental, operations, safety and royalty requirements for oil and gas production on Osage mineral lands and is the result of a negotiated rulemaking.

    ... with respect to the lessee's obligations for preventing pollution and an additional provision was added for safety, to require ....44-226.45 also provide additional protections for the prevention of pollution and environmental concerns and were added in ... mechanical or radioactive log, or. other ...

  • Chapter III. General review of the legal activities of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations

    General review of the legal activities of the United Nations Membership of the United Nations 105 Peace and security (a) Peacekeeping missions and operations (b) Political and peacebuilding missions (c) Other bodies (d) Missions of the Security Council (e) Other peacekeeping matters (f) Action of Member States authorized by the Security Council (g) Sanctions imposed under Chapter VII of

    ... Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage, 2001: Implementation of the Convention. The Committee ... done by IMO, the CGPCS and other organizations in the prevention and punishment of acts of piracy, and expressed satisfaction at ... Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management531. In 2009, Georgia, Portugal, Senegal, the ...