The Regulation of Environmental Contaminants in Commerce - Module 4 of 5
______ requires the EPA to review most new toxins set to be distributed in the stream of commerce before they are manufactured
________ focuses mainly on the cleanup of inactive hazardous substances sites and the assessment of liability for cleanup costs on facility owners.
In the event of a release of hazard or toxic wastes into the environment, _______ would mandate that the offending party follow the cleanup requirements outlined by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act.
Which government agency works with the states to identify, monitor, and respond to sites that have been contaminated by toxic releases in the past and present?
Which of the following materials is exempt from TSCA regulations?
_______ is a federal environmental law that specifically applies to pesticides.
Although the EPA banned on the sale of _________, (a) highly toxic man-made organic pollutant(s) used for many industrial purposes, many years ago, the environmental impacts of this pollutant still remain.
The regulation of contaminants and pollutions in the stream of commerce starts with _____________, which authorizes the EPA to record information on all existing chemical substances, and control those substances that are coined an unreasonable risk to the public health or the environment.
______ is a common analytical approach involving the assessment of the costs of a particular action against its potential benefits and detriments.
One of the EPA’s primary directives under ________ is to identify the potentially responsible parties for environmental contamination by connecting the waste found at a site to a living person or active company that may have contributed to the contamination at the site.