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2020
Ten Questions Concerning the Implications of Carpet on Indoor Chemistry and Microbiology
(JOURNAL) [Published : Mar 01, 2020]
Carpet and rugs currently represent about half of the United States flooring market and offer many benefits as a flooring type. How carpets influence our exposure to both microorganisms and chemicals in indoor environments has important health implications, but is not well unders...
2019
Chlorine Exposure During a Biological Decontamination Study in a Mock Subway Tunnel
(JOURNAL) [Published : Jul 12, 2019]
The Underground Transport Restoration (UTR) Operational Technology Demonstration (OTD) was a full-scale study focused on remediation of a subway system after contamination with a Bacillus anthracis (Ba) surrogate (Bacillus atrophaeus, subspecies globigii [Bg]). The study involved...
MANAGEMENT AND DISPOSAL OF VEHICLES FOLLOWING A WIDE AREA INCIDENT: LITERATURE REVIEW AND STAKEHOLDER WORKSHOP
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Jul 24, 2019]
EPA’s National Homeland Security Research Center (NHSRC) coordinated a one-day workshop on Vehicle Waste Management and Disposal, which was held on Monday, November 13, 2017, at EPA’s Potomac Yard South located in Arlington, Virginia. The workshop brought together officials from ...
Radiological Emergency: Exposure Assessment of Livestock Carcass Management
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Jun 06, 2019]
The potential exposures and exposure pathways were compared for various options to support decision-making in the event of a radiological emergency to provide an in-depth evaluation based on understanding of ionizing radiation and radiation exposure, conceptual models of potentia...
2018
Best Practices to Minimize Laboratory Resources for Waste Characterization During a Wide-Area Release of Chemical Warfare Agents
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Sep 13, 2018]
The report is intended to be applicable to consequence management activities that EPA will be involved with and will require waste characterization. This best practices document is intended to be general and all-hazards in nature, applicable to a multitude of settings, and to pro...
Cesium Emissions from Laboratory Fires
(JOURNAL) [Published : Jun 28, 2018]
This journal article studied the partitioning of Cs between airborne particulate and residual ash from burning Cs-contaminated vegetation as a function of particle size distribution (PSD), and to correlate Cs emissions with carbon-containing compounds and combustion efficiency.
Hot Spot Calculator to Optimize Radiological Cleanup Decisions
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : May 15, 2018]
Model/Guide
Viral Persistence in Landfill Leachate Report
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Sep 24, 2018]
A report on experiments looking at persistence of viruses in landfill leachate.
Waste Estimation Support Tool 5.0
(DATA/SOFTWARE) [Published : Oct 24, 2018]
EPA’s Waste Estimation Support Tool (WEST) is a GIS-based decision support tool for estimating the characteristics, amount, and residual radioactivity of waste generated from remediation and cleanup activities after a radiological incident, including those involving radiological ...
2017
EPA's Incident Waste Management Planning and Response Tool (I-WASTE)
(SUMMARY) [Published : Jul 11, 2017]
Technical brief
Evaluation of Persistence of Viruses in Landfill Leachate
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Mar 02, 2017]
Report
Incident Waste Decision Support Tool - Waste Materials Estimator Version 6.4
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Mar 15, 2017]
Report
Wide Area Stabilization of Radiological Particulate Contamination
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Mar 02, 2017]
Report
2016
Best Practices for Management of Biocontaminated Waste
(PUBLISHED REPORT) [Published : Oct 26, 2016]
Report
2015
2014
I-WASTE online tutorial
(DATA/SOFTWARE) [Published : Mar 27, 2014]
On-line Tutorial