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RECORD NUMBER: 351 OF 891
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||EPA's roadmap for mercury /|
|CORP Author||United States. Environmental Protection Agency.|
|Publisher||United States Environmental Protection Agency,|
|Subjects||Mercury--Environmental aspects--United States. ; Mercury--Government policy--United States. ; Mercury wastes--Environmental aspects--United States. ; Mercury wastes--Government policy--United States. ; Environmental protection--United States. ; Environmental risk assessment. ; Environmental risk assessment--United States|
|Additional Subjects||Mercury ; Roadmap ; Human health ; Environment ; Products ; Processes ; Risks ; Sources ; Research ; Monitoring ; Mercury releases ; Pollution ;|
|Collation||85 pages : color illustrations, map ; 29 cm|
EPA's Roadmap focuses on six key areas, with the overarching goal of reducing health risks associated with mercury exposure. EPA will reduce risk by: 1. Addressing mercury releases to the environment 2. Addressing mercury uses in products and processes 3. Managing commodity-grade mercury supplies 4. Communicating risks to the public 5. Addressing international mercury sources 6. Conducting mercury research and monitoring Success in reducing risks associated with mercury exposure and mercury pollution in the domestic and global ecosystem will depend on pursuing all six of these actions simultaneously.
Cover title. "EPA-747-R-06-001." "July 2006." Includes bibliographical references (pages 79-85).
Introduction -- Addressing mercury releases -- Addressing mercury uses in products and processes -- Managing commodity-grade mercury supplies -- Communicating to the public about mercury exposure risks -- Addressing international mercury sources -- Conducting mercury research and monitoring.