Science Inventory

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2019
Elongated Mineral Particulate Sampling and Analysis to Support Iron Range Community Exposure Estimates: Assessing Methodological Uncertainties (PRESENTATION)
The EPA is considering elongated mineral particulates (EMP) measurements to augment the results of ongoing particulate matter (PM) monitoring and the recently completed occupational work conducted during the Minnesota Taconite Workers Study, which included epidemiological evidenc...
Using Stormwater Models to Inform Recovery Efforts Following a Wide-Area Contamination Incident (PRESENTATION)
Following a terrorist attack or natural disaster, chemical, biological, or radiological (CBR) contamination can be spread broadly throughout the environment.For example, rainfall may mobilize and further spread contamination into areas and/or infrastructure that was not initially...
2018
Improving the laboratory accreditation process for WET methods: Progress of the NELAC’s Whole Effluent Toxicity Workgroup (PRESENTATION)
Fostering the generation of environmental data of known and documented quality through an open, inclusive, and transparent process that is responsive to the needs of the community is a mission of The NELAC Institute (TNI) with the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation P...
Quantitative meta-analytic approaches for the analysis of animal toxicology and epidemiologic data in human health risk assessments (PRESENTATION)
Often, human health risk assessments have relied on qualitative approaches for hazard identification to integrate evidence across multiple studies to conclude whether particular hazards exist. However, quantitative approaches for evidence integration, including the application o...
2006
Relative Congener Scaling Of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-P-Dioxins And Dibenzofurans To Estimate Building Fire Contributions In Air, Surface Wipes, And Dust Samples (JOURNAL)
EPA collected ambient air samples in lower Manhattan for about nine months following the September 11, 2001 (9/11) World Trade Center (WTC) attacks. Measurements were made of a host of airborne contaminants including volatile organic compounds (VOCs), polycyclic aromatic hydroca...
2002
Exposure And Human Health Evaluation Of Airborne Pollution From The World Trade Center Disaster (JOURNAL)
In the days following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on New York City's World Trade Center (WTC) towers, many Federal agencies, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), were called upon to bring their technical and scientific expertise to the national e...