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Main Title Systems for Rapid Ranking of Environmental Pollutants. Selection of Subjects for Scientific and Technical Assessment Reports.
Author Brown, Stephen L. ; Holt, Buford R. ; McCaleb., Kirtland E. ;
CORP Author Stanford Research Inst., Menlo Park, Calif. Center for Resource and Environmental Systems Studies.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.
Year Published 1976
Report Number CRESS-2; EPA-68-01-2940;
Stock Number PB-258 168
Additional Subjects Air pollution ; Water pollution ; Ranking ; Contaminants ; Environmental surveys ; Hazards ; Ratings ; Antimony ; Beryllium ; Carbon disulfide ; Carbonyl compounds ; Cobalt ; Cyanides ; Thermal pollution ; Odors ; Lithium ; Molybdenum ; Assessments ; Plutonium ; Methodology ; Monitoring ; Systems analysis ; Toxicity ; Indexes(Ratios) ; Carbonyl sulfide
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NTIS  PB-258 168 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
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Abstract This document reports the results of the development and testing of a system for rapidly ranking environmental pollutants. One potential use for the system is in choosing the most important candidates for Scientific and Technical Assessment Reports (STAR). Of several possible approaches to ranking environmental agents, a system depending on expert opinion but assisted by an objective subsystem was selected for development. The system defines procedures for collecting, processing, and evaluating data on production and use; environmental transport, transformation, and rate; and human health and welfare and ecological effects. A test of the objective subsystem confirmed the utility of the system. Of ten candidate agents, the three highest ranked were cyanides, carbon disulfide, and beryllium.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept..
PUB Date Free Form Aug 76
Category Codes 13B; 68
NTIS Prices PC A12/MF A01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 326629812
Origin NTIS
Type CAT