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RECORD NUMBER: 26 OF 40
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Hazardous materials incidents reported to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regional offices from October 1977 through September 1979 /|
|CORP Author||United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Oil and Special Materials Control Division.|
|Subjects||Oil spills. ; Hazardous substances.|
|Additional Subjects||Oil spills ; Hazardous substances ; Oil pollution ; Water pollution ; Air pollution ; Tables(Data) ; Reviewing ; Hazardous materials spills ; Chemical spills ; Oil spills ; Land pollution|
|Collation||vi, 418 pages ; 28 cm|
The purpose of this two-year record of 3,076 hazardous material incidents is to help demonstrate the magnitude of the hazardous material spill problem in the United States today. To this end, it is mainly a compilation of those incidents reported to the ten Regional Offices of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The report is divided into two sections covering the fiscal years 1979 and 1978, respectively. The incident data includes location, date, type of incident, material involved and its volume, the environmental medium affected, and additional information as comments where available.
Chiefly tables. WH-548. EPA-430/9-79/019.