Basic Guide to Environmental Compliance / Edition 1

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This one volume presents the history and fundamentals of environmental regulations in a pragmatic, applied fashion. Offering a complete survey of compliance protocols in a single convenient source, all major regulations are discussed -- the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, RCRA, FIFRA, SARA, CERCLA, and more. There's even an appendix defining the acronyms by which various environmental laws have become known.
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Explains the basic requirements for complying with environmental regulations in the US, for health and safety professionals who are suddenly made responsible for such compliance when the company decides it can no longer afford an environmental officer. Outlines the basic concepts behind the preservation of environmental health and resources, then details the various regulations and the requirements for compliance. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471285656
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/28/1993
  • Series: Wiley Basic Guide Series , #2
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeffrey W. Vincoli is a Certified Safety Professional, a Certified Hazard Control Manager, and a WSO-Certified Safety Specialist who has worked in our nation's missile, space, and strategic defense programs for more than a dozen years in the areas of occupational safety and health, systems safety, and environmental compliance. He also provides these services as an independent private consultant.

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Table of Contents

Pt. I Environmental Compliance - An Introduction 1
Ch. 1 History of U.S. Environmental Policy 3
Ch. 2 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 13
Ch. 3 The Regulatory Process 32
Ch. 4 The Environmental Audit 40
Pt. II Major Environmental Regulations 59
Ch. 5 National Environmental Policy Act 61
Ch. 6 The Clean Air Act 68
Ch. 7 The Clean Water Act 93
Ch. 8 Resource Conservation and Recovery Act 110
Ch. 9 Toxic Substances Control Act 141
Ch. 10 Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act 155
Ch. 11 Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act 167
Ch. 12 Other Agencies and Other Laws 181
Appendix A: Sources of Additional Information/Training 191
Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations 197
Glossary 205
Bibliography 225
Index 227
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