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Unformatted text preview: Environmental Statutes Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) 1976 Assess risks before chemicals are introduced into the environment Ensure production and use do not pose unreasonable risk to human health and the environment Premanufacture Notification n Name and structure n Use n Amounts n Byproducts n Environmental/health effects EPA has authority to limit or ban production n Societal and economic benefits Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1972 Pesticides must be registered with EPA n Crop or insect to which it will be applied n Effectiveness n Safety to those applying it n Will not cause unreasonable harm to the environment Labels n Active ingredients n Instructions n Limitations Clean Air Act (CAA) 1970, 1990 Control discharge of air pollution n National ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) n Hazardous air pollutants (188) MACT n Ozone depletion n Acid rain New Source Performance Standards NAAQS Pollutant Type of Average...
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course CHEM 311 taught by Professor Vincentwilding during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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