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Multivariate Analysis and Prediction of Dioxin-Furan Congener (TEQ) Toxicity in Freshwater Fish based on Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (FAME) Profiles (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Peer Review Draft of Regional Methods Initiative Final Report
An Exploratory Study: Assessment of Modeled Dioxin Exposure in Ceramic Art Studios (Final Report, 2008) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
EPA announced the availability of the final report, <i>An Exploratory Study: Assessment of Modeled Dioxin Exposure in Ceramic Art Studios</i>. This report investigates the potential dioxin exposure to artists/hobbyists who use ball clay to make pottery and related products. Derm...
Health Risk Assessment Approach for 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-P-Dioxin (Draft) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) is one of the most toxic and environmentally stable pollutants. In addition to various toxic effects, TCDD has been found to cause teratogenic, fetocidal, reproductive and carcinogenic effects in animals. In humans it adversely affects v...
National Dioxin Air Monitoring Network (Ndamn) Report of the Results of Atmospheric Measurements of Pcdds, Pcdfs, and Dioxin-Like PCBs in Rural and Remote Areas of the U.S. from June 1998 Through November 2004 (PUBLISHED REPORT)
<img src="https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-07/ndamn_cover.jpg" alt="Cover of the EPA Dioxin-like Compounds 2013 Final Report" vspace = "5" hspace="5" align="right" border="1" /> In 1998, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) established the Nation...
Update to An Inventory of Sources and Environmental Releases of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the United States for the Years 1987, 1995, and 2000 (2013, External Review Draft) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
In 2006, EPA published an inventory of sources and environmental releases of dioxin-like compounds in the United States. This draft report presents an update and revision to that dioxin source inventory. It also presents updated estimates of environmental releases of dioxin-like...
An Exploratory Study: Assessment of Modeled Dioxin Exposure in Ceramic Art Studios (External Review Draft) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
EPA has released an external review draft entitled, <i>An Exploratory Study: Assessment of Modeled Dioxin Exposure in Ceramic Art Studios(External Review Draft)</i>. The public comment period and the external peer-review workshop are separate processes that provide opportunities ...
Review of State Soil Cleanup Levels for Dioxin (December 2009) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
This final report summarizes a survey of state soil cleanup levels for dioxin and characterizes the science underlying these values. The objective of this project was to summarize existing state cleanup levels for dioxin in soil, together with their scientific bases where availa...
EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF PIC FORMATION IN CFC-12 INCINERATION (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The report gives results of experiments to determine the effect of flame zone temperature on gas-phase flame formation and destruction of products of incomplete combustion (PICS) during dichlorodi-fluoromethane (CFC-12) incineration. The effect of water injection into the flame ...
APPLICATION, PERFORMANCE, AND COSTS OF BIOTREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR CONTAMINATED SOILS (PUBLISHED REPORT)
A critical review of biological treatment processes for remediation of contaminated soils is presented. The focus of the review is on documented cost and performance of biological treatment technologies demonstrated at full- or <br>field-scale. Some of the data were generated b...
EMISSIONS OF ORGANIC AIR TOXICS FROM OPEN BURNING (PUBLISHED REPORT)
A detailed literature search was performed to collect and collate available data reporting emissions of toxic organic substances into the air from open burning sources. Availability of data varied according to the source and the class of air toxics of interest. Volatile organic c...
Temporal and modal characterization of DoD source air toxic emission factors: final report (PUBLISHED REPORT)
This project tested three, real-/near real-time monitoring techniques to develop air toxic emission factors for Department of Defense (DoD) platform sources. These techniques included: resonance enhanced multi photon ionization time of flight mass spectrometry (REMPI-TOFMS) for o...
REVIEW OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN DIOXIN EXPOSURE STUDY (SEPTEMBER 2009) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
This report represents EPA’s evaluation and review of the University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study (UMDES). The UMDES was a field study of dioxin and dioxin-like compounds in the blood serum of populations living in and around Midland, Michigan, and was designed to understan...
AN INVENTORY OF SOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL RELEASES OF DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS IN THE U.S. FOR THE YEARS 1987, 1995, AND 2000 (Final, Nov 2006) (PUBLISHED REPORT)
An Inventory of Sources and Environmental Releases of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the United States for the Years 1987, 1995, and 2000 (EPA/600/P-03/002F, November 2006), is a peer reviewed report representing EPA’s assessment of dioxin sources and their emissions to the environment...
EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF PIC FORMATION DURING CFC INCINERATION (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The report gives results of experiments to assess: (1) the effect of residual copper retained in an incineration facility on polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin and dibenzofuran (PCDD/PCDF) formation during incineration of non-copper-containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs); and (2) th...
ANALYSIS OF 2,3,7,8-TCDD TUMOR PROMOTION ACTIVITY AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO CANCER (PUBLISHED REPORT)
2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) has a high estimated cancer potency in animals which has been reasoned to imply that TCDD might be carcinogenic to man. The animal cancer data show that TCDD can act in a solitary manner causing tumors without the participation of other ...
EVALUATION OF PERSONAL COOLING DEVICES FOR A DIOXIN CLEAN-UP OPERATION (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The study investigated the use of personal coolers to increase worker productivity and safety while working at elevated, ambient temperatures cleaning up dioxin contaminated soil.^The study included laboratory tests to measure the thermal characteristics of the chemical protectiv...
PROCEEDINGS: MULTIPOLLUTANT SORBENT REACTIVITY WORKSHOP (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The report is a compilation of technical papers and visual aids presented by representatives of industry, academia, and government agencies at a workshop on multipollutant sorbent reactivity that was held at EPA's Environmental Research Center in Research Triangle Park, NC, on Ju...
MUNICIPAL WASTE COMBUSTION ASSESSMENT: MEDICAL WASTE COMBUSTION PRACTICES AT MUNICIPAL WASTE COMBUSTION FACILITIES (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The report defines and characterizes types of medical waste, discusses the impacts of burning medical waste on combustor emissions, and outlines important handling and operating considerations. Facility-specific design, handling, and operating practiced are also discussed for mun...
ASSESSMENT OF THE POTENTIAL FOR TRANSPORT OF DIOXINS AND CODISPOSED MATERIALS TO GROUNDWATER (PUBLISHED REPORT)
Dioxins are very toxic contaminants and warrant study under a variety of experimental conditions. Studies were performed to evaluate the mobility of several of the dioxins in both soil columns as well as in batch experiments. The studies showed that the amount of chlorination did...
SUPERFUND TREATABILITY CLEARINGHOUSE: ADVANCED ELECTRIC REACTOR (AER) FOR THE TREATMENT OF DIOXIN- CONTAMINATED SOILS (PUBLISHED REPORT)
This newsletter reports on the Huber Technology Groups (HTG) high temperature advanced hazardous waste treatment technology capable of very high destruction and removal efficiencies of various hazardous wastes. This newsletter addresses the destruction of PCBs in an EPA certifi...
SUPERFUND TREATABILITY CLEARINGHOUSE: FULL SCALE ROTARY KILN INCINERATOR FIELD TRIAL: PHASE I, VERIFICATION TRIAL BURN ON DIOXIN/HERBICIDE ORANGE CONTAMINATED SOIL (PUBLISHED REPORT)
This treatability study reports on the results of one of a series of field trials using various remedial action technologies that may be capable of restoring Herbicide Orange (HO)XDioxin contaminated sites. A full-scale field trial using a rotary kiln incinerator capable of pro...
SUPERFUND TREATABILITY CLEARINGHOUSE: TECHNICAL RESOURCE DOCUMENT: TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR DIOXIN- CONTAINING WASTES (PUBLISHED REPORT)
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SUPERFUND TREATABILITY CLEARINGHOUSE: FINAL REPORT: ON-SITE INCINERATION OF SHIRCO INFRARED SYSTEMS PORTABLE PILOT TEST UNIT, TIMES BEACH, MISSOURI (PUBLISHED REPORT)
During the period of July 8 - July 12, 1985, the Shirco Infrared Systems Portable Pilot Test Unit was in operation at the Times Beach Dioxin Research Facility to demonstrate the capability of Shirco's infrared technology to decontaminate silty soil laden with 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorod...
DERMAL EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT: A SUMMARY OF EPA APPROACHES (PUBLISHED REPORT)
This final report presents a concise description and evaluation of the approaches used in the Agency for dermal exposure assessment including a discussion about harmonization and research needs in this area. The report is intended to be used by EPA program offices in their effort...
DEMONSTRATION AND QUALITY ASSURANCE PROJECT PLAN TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE MONITORING AND MEASUREMENT OF DIOXIN AND DIOXIN-LIKE COMPOUNDS IN SOIL AND SEDIMENT (PUBLISHED REPORT)
The demonstration of technologies for determining the presence of dioxin in soil and sediment is being conducted under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Superfund Innovative Technology Evaluation Program in Saginaw, Michigan, at Green Point Environmental Learning Center fr...