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Guidance for the Data Quality Objectives Process

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed the Data Quality Objectives Process as the Agency’s recommended planning process when environmental data are used to select between two opposing conditions. The Data Quality Objectives Process is used to develop Data Quality Objectives that clarify study objectives, define the appropriate type of data, and specify tolerable levels of potential decision errors that will be used as the basis for establis...

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United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Enforcement

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Mention of commercial names is for example purposes and does not constitute endorsement by EPA. Additionally, this manual supplements, not supersedes, Standard Operating Procedures, Policy and Procedures Manuals, and any other EPA guidance.

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Control of Emissions of Hazardous Air Pollutants from Mobile Sourc...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Comments within a particular Issue (or Subissue) are divided into specific comments (such as Comment A or Comment A.1), so that comments and responses on specific aspects of an Issue (Subissue) are grouped together. The lettering and numbering of these comments preserves the Agency's internal classification of points raised on a particular issue in the various comment letters. This approach allows for cross-referencing between responses to related comments. In c...

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A Probabilistic Risk Assessment for Children Who Contact Cca-Treat...

By: W. Dang J. Chen

Excerpt: LIST OF TABLES (CONTINUED) Table 6-6. Probabilistic Arsenic Cancer Risk Distributions and Risk Ranges for Children (Reducing Deck and Playset Residue Concentration by 99.5% in Warm Climates (Based on LADDs in Table 38 from the SHEDS-Wood document) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-13 Table 6-7. Cancer Risks Remaining Following Simulated Reductions from Hand Washing (Warm Climate Only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...

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Appendix D : Case Studies on the Benefits of the Phase I Storm Wat...

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Faced with a rapidly growing population, urban development, and rising concerns over nonpoint sources of pollution, city managers in Austin, Texas, require all new development to implement storm water best management practices (BMPs). Older existing urban watersheds, however, still need water quality controls. The City of Austin Urban Watershed Retrofit program was created to evaluate existing urban watersheds to determine appropriate storm water controls that r...

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Life-Cycle Costing Manual for the Federal Energy Management Program

By: Sieglinde K. Fuller

Excerpt: Handbook 135 is a guide to understanding the life-cycle cost (LCC) methodology and criteria established by the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) for the economic evaluation of energy and water conservation projects and renewable energy projects in all federal buildings. It expands on the life-cycle cost methods and criteria contained in the FEMP rules published in 10 CFR 436, Subpart A, which applies to all federal agencies. The purpose of this handbook i...

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Report on the U.S. Intelligence Community's Prewar Intelligence As...

By: Pat Roberts

Excerpt: Report On The U.S. Intelligence Community's Prewar Intelligence Assessments On Iraq...

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web U. S. Army's ...

By: Andrew Feickert

Summary: In what the Army describes as the “most significant Army restructuring in the past 50 years,” the Army intends to redesign its current 10 active duty division force to a 43 or 48 brigade-level unit of action or UA force by FY2007. The Army National Guard will also redesign its force structure in a similar fashion. While the Army cites the need for a more responsive, deployable, joint, and expeditionary force, others suggest that the primary reason for redesign i...

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The United States and Europe: Possible Options for U.S. Policy

Summary: The United States and Europe share a long and intertwined history, replete with many ups and downs. The modern transatlantic relationship was forged in the aftermath of World War II to deter the Soviet threat and to promote security and stability in Europe. NATO and the European Union (EU), the latest stage in a process of European integration begun in the 1950s, are the two key pillars upon which the U.S.-European partnership still rests. The U.S. Congress and ...

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U.S. Army's Modular Redesign: Issues for Congress

By: Andrew Feickert

Excerpt: The United States Army is undertaking a total organizational redesign of its combat and associated support units in the midst of the Global War on Terror (GWOT) to better meet current and future operational requirements. This redesign effort, as well as associated restructuring and stabilization initiatives, are deemed important by proponents as they are intended to sustain both the active and reserve Army through a potentially long term, manpower and resource intensive war on terror.

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U.S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the P...

By: James V. Hansen

Government Printing Office publication for the Federal Depository Library:

Excerpts: This three-volume Report is a declassified, redacted version of the Final Report. The Final Report was classified Top Secret when issued on January 3, 1999, and remains so today. Certain source materials included in the Final Report were submitted to the Executive branch during the period August?December 1998 for declassification review in order to facilitate the production of a declassified report. The Select Committee sought declassification review of the ent...

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Volume I : Contents

By: Federal Depository Library

Government Printing Office publication for the Federal Depository Library:

Descriptions: This document contains information regarding the PRC acquisition of U.S. technology.

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Web-Based Instruction and Learning: Responding to K-14 Customer Ne...

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Assist User Manual: by Sally C. Johnson

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An Analysis of Serious Injuries to Dozer Operators in the U. S. Mi...

By: Fred C. Turin

ABSTRACT: This report describes serious injuries occurring to bulldozer operators working at U.S. coal, metal, and nonmetal mines. The period covered is 1988-97. The data were collected by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). A total of 873 injury records are examined. These injuries resulted in 18 fatalities and 31,866 lost workdays. All of these injuries occurred to dozer operators while they were doing common production tasks. An injury classification sys...

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Compendium of Niosh Health Care Worker Research

By: Bill Eschenbacher

The end of the document, projects that are focused on a specific health care worker population (e.g., home health care worker) or a particular workplace setting (e.g., dental office) are listed for ease in identifying projects related to specific interests. NIOSH-funded health care worker projects are either conducted by NIOSH researchers or cooperation with outside research institutions, or through research grants. Those projects being conducted through the NIOSH grant ...

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Classification and Coding Instructions for Birth Records, 1999- 2001

By: Department of Health and Human Services

This instruction manual was prepared by the Division of Vital Statistics. Questions regarding this manual and other related Vital Statistics Cooperative Program activities should be directed to the Data Acquisition and Evaluation Branch, Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, P.O. Box 12214, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709. Questions concerning analysis of natality data should be referred to the Reproductive Statistics Branch, D...

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Vital Statistics of the United States 1994

By: Department of Health and Human Services

The technical appendix preparation was coordinated by Sherry L. Murphy in the Division of Vital Statistics under the general direction of Harry M. Rosenberg, Chief of the Mortality Statistics Branch. The vital statistics computer file on which it is based were prepared by staff from the Division of Vital Statistics, Division of Data Processing, Division of Data Services, and the Office of Research and Methodology. The Division of Vital Statistics, Mary Anne Freedman, Dir...

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National Arthritis Action Plan : A Public Health Strategy

By: Teresa J. Brady, Ph. D.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS: The National Arthritis Action Plan: A Public Health Strategy became a reality because of the devoted attention of key individuals from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Arthritis Foundation. We thank them for their invaluable contributions and for helping to move the nation forward to prevent arthritis whenever possible and to improve the quality of life for those affected by this important public health problem.

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Effectiveness of Iron-Based Fuel Additives for Diesel Soot Control

By: H. William Zeller

ABSTRACT: The U.S. Bureau of Mimes evaluated the effects of two iron-based fuel additives on diesel particulate matter (DPM) emissions. The 5.6-L, six-cylinder test engine is typical of engines used in underground mines. One additive, ferrous picrate, did not measurably affect exhaust emissions. This report is mainly about a ferrocene-based additive that reduced DPM between 4 and 45 pct, depending on engine operating conditions. The report concludes that the DPM reductio...

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