Record Display for the EPA National Library Catalog


OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Risk Assessment Methodology for Hazardous Waste Management.
Author Lawless, E. W. ;
CORP Author Midwest Research Inst., Kansas City, MO.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Policy, Planning and Evaluation.;Council on Environmental Quality, Washington, DC.
Publisher 23 Sep 88
Year Published 1988
Report Number EQ4C15; MRI-8170-L; EPA/230/02-89/041;
Stock Number PB89-164321
Additional Subjects Hazardous materials ; Environmental surveys ; Assessments ; Substitutes ; Comparison ; Exposure ; Public health ; Dosage ; Waste disposal ; Sources ; Probability theory ; Mathematical models ; Chemical compounds ; Error analysis ; Water pollution ; Air pollution ; Pesticides ; Drinking water ; Waste management ; Risk assessment ; Environmental transport ; Fate of pollutants ; Environmental health ; Environmental effects
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB89-164321 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/08/1989
Collation 325p
Presents a methodology for assessing and comparing the risks to human health and the environment of hazardous waste management alternatives, based on a critique of available technical and science policy literature. Methodology is oriented toward site-specific assessments of alternative treatment, storage and disposal facilities. It is designed to be modular, with 7 steps (1) hazard characterization, (2) environmental transport and fate analysis, (3) exposure prediction, (4) health and environmental effects analysis, (5) estimation of adverse impacts for exposed individuals and populations, (6) uncertainty analysis, and (7) comparison of results across hazardous waste management alternatives. Careful aggregation of uncertainties is described. Extensive bibliography.