Science Inventory

RISK ASSESSMENT FOR THE DYE AND PIGMENT INDUSTRY HAZARDOUS WASTE LISTING DETERMINATION

Impact/Purpose:

This product will be used by EPA decision makers to assist in determining whether certain waste streams generated by the dyes and pigments industries should be designated as hazardous.

Description:

This risk assessment calculates the maximum loadings of constituents found in dyes and pigment industries waste streams which can be disposed in different types of waste management units without causing health benchmarks to be exceeded at plausible receptor locations. The assessment focuses on potential risks from volatilization and leaching to groundwater of constituents disposed in surface impoundments and landfills with either clay liners or composite liners.

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RISK ASSESSMENT FOR THE DYE AND PIGMENT INDUSTRY HAZARDOUS WASTE LISTING DETERMINATION



Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT
Product Published Date: 02/24/2005
Record Last Revised: 12/14/2005
OMB Category: Influential
Record ID: 81991

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF SOLID WASTE AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE

OFFICE OF SOLID WASTE

ECONOMICS, METHODS, AND RISK ANALYSIS DIVISION