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View Resource EPA Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste, has made hazardous and municipal solid waste information available.

https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-land-and-emergency...
View Resource Treatment of Legacy Materials Using the Melt-Dilute Treatment Technology

The Savannah River Site (SRS) is the location of a government operation that manages US nuclear weapons and related radioactive materials. Ongoing research into safe handling of such materials is an important function of SRS, and this report discusses the Melt-Dilute technology "for the treatment and disposition of aluminum based research and test reactor spent fuel." Each step of the treatment...

http://sti.srs.gov/fulltext/ms2002736/ms2002736.pdf
View Resource Toxics Release Inventory Program

Established by the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986, the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program was expanded by the Pollution Prevention Act of 1990. Operating under the aegis of the Environmental Protection Agency, the TRI Program allows United States residents access to information on the types of chemicals held within their communities, and equally importantly, what...

https://www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program
View Resource Brownfields and Land Revitalization in Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Alaska

The Environmental Protection Agency's Brownfields Cleanup and Redevelopment Web site offers a wide array of helpful information and data on the extensive hazardous site cleanup program. Besides up-to-date news and stories, visitors will find official definitions of Brownfields, information on grants, laws and regulations, publications, and more. Perhaps the most helpful to professionals would be...

https://www.epa.gov/brownfields/brownfields-and-land-revital...
View Resource Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, an agency of the US Department of Health and Human Services, seeks "to serve the public by using the best science, taking responsive public health actions, and providing trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and disease related to toxic substances." Visitors of the site will find toxicological and interaction profiles of...

https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/
View Resource U.S. Environmental Protection Agency -- Superfund: Cleaning up the Nation's Hazardous Waste Sites

Citizen concern over the extent of uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites in the United States "led Congress to establish the Superfund Program in 1980 to locate, investigate, and clean up the worst sites nationwide." At this website, users can discover the history of the program and its great accomplishments. Visitors can learn about safety tips, the emergency response program, and the...

https://www.epa.gov/superfund