||Determination of Harmful Quantities and Rates of Penalty for Hazardous Substances. Volume I. Executive Summary.
Dawson, Gaynor W. ;
Stradley, Michael W. ;
Shuckrow., Alan J. ;
||Battelle-Northwest, Richland, Wash. Pacific Northwest Lab.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Office of Water Planning and Standards.
Water pollution ;
Hazardous materials ;
Law enforcement ;
Hazardous materials spills ;
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U.S. legislation requires the formulation of regulations designating specific hazardous substances and the delineation of harmful quantities for these substances. Penalty rates are to be established for spillage of non-removable hazardous substances to motivate greater efforts in the area of spill prevention. The objective of the subject study was to examine several technical alternatives for developing harmful quantity and penalty rate regulations. Four such methodologies are reported.