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Contaminants  Any element, substance, compound, or mixture that, after release into the environment and upon exposure, ingestion, inhalation, or assimilation into any organism, will or may reasonably be anticipated to cause illness, death, or deformation in any organism. The definition of pollutant or contaminant specifically excludes petroleum and natural gas. -  From RCRA Orientation Manual 2008 Glossary
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Chemical and Microbial Risk Research
http://www2.epa.gov/water-research/chemical-and-microbial-r...
EPA researches water contaminants in order to promote safe recreational waters; maintain healthy water resources, and prepare for potential terrorist threats
Contaminants and Industrial Processes Research
http://www2.epa.gov/water-research/contaminants-and-industr...
EPA research aims to understand risks posed by chemicals, uncertainties of chemical transformations in the environment, and inadequacies in monitoring exposures and effects.
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Emerging Contaminants and Federal Facility Contaminants of ...
http://www2.epa.gov/fedfac/emerging-contaminants-and-federa...
This page links to fact sheets summarizing contaminants of concern and emerging contaminants that present unique issues and challenges to the environmental community in general and to FFRRO in particular.
Federal Agency Hazardous Waste Compliance Docket
http://www2.epa.gov/fedfac/federal-agency-hazardous-waste-c...
The Federal Agency Hazardous Waste Compliance Docket contains information reported to EPA by federal facilities that manage hazardous waste or from which hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants have been - or may be - released.
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Lead Contamination Control and Asbestos Information Acts of ...
http://www2.epa.gov/aboutepa/lead-contamination-control-and...
EPA press release - Nov. 1, 1988 on President Reagan signing Lead Contamination Control & Asbestos Information Acts of 1988, and Fact sheets w/ Section-by-Section Analysis of laws
EPA Issues 23 Final Drinking Water Standards
http://www2.epa.gov/aboutepa/epa-issues-23-final-drinking-w...
EPA press release - May 19, 1992 on standards to limit contamination of drinking water by 23 chemicals.
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Libby Ground Water Contamination
http://www2.epa.gov/region8/libby-ground-water-contaminatio...
Web page provides Libby Ground Water Contamination Superfund site information, site description, site risk, cleanup progress, community involvement, reuse, land use controls, five-year reviews, site documents, contacts, photos and links.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEP ection ...
http://www2.epa.gov/region8/region-8-emerging-contaminants-...
report of Region 8 Emerging Contaminants Project Summary
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Public Notification - Drinking Water Fecal Coliform ...
http://www2.epa.gov/region8-waterops/public-notification-dr...
Template for Public Water System (PWS) to prepare a boil water advisory when a Tier 1 fecal coliform or E-coli violation occurs
Haloacetic Acids - Maximum Contaminant Level Exceedances ...
http://www2.epa.gov/region8-waterops/public-notification-ha...
Template for Public Water System to issue notice to inform consumers that level of Haloacetic Acids detected in water has exceeded maximum contaminant level set by Federal Regulations.
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Eastern Michaud Flats Contamination2014-08-21
http://yosemite.epa.gov/r10/cleanup.nsf/7d19cd587dff1eee882...
EPA Region 10 National Priority List site near Pocatello, Idaho - Eastern Michaud Flats Contamination
Contaminants of Emerging Concern | Contaminants of ...
http://water.epa.gov/scitech/cec/
Contaminants of Emerging Concern
Homeland Security Research
http://www2.epa.gov/epa-research/homeland-security-research...
EPA’s Homeland Security Research supports the Agency’s role as the lead federal agency for protecting water systems and decontaminating buildings, outdoor areas and water systems
Ground Water Modeling Research
http://www2.epa.gov/land-research/ground-water-modeling-res...
EPA is supporting region, state, and tribal partners at Superfund sites and brownfields to develop new methods to better characterize, monitor, and treat ground water contamination.
07/02/2014: Fort Wainwright Reduces Water Contamination ...2014-08-05
http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/d96f984dfb3ff77185...
... News Releases from Region 10. Fort Wainwright Reduces Water
Contamination Risk from Fuel Tanks in EPA Settlement. ...
06/05/2013: EPA Orders Company to Address Contamination ...2014-08-22
http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/90829d899627a1d985...
... EPA Orders Company to Address Contamination at Former Aluminum
Production ... specific locations at the plant where contaminants remain, and ...
04/30/2014: EPA Encourages the Public to Comment on Plan ...2014-08-22
http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/0/073f4685e05e4bf7...
... covered the landfills with a clay cap to keep water from mixing with the
contaminants and spreading the ground water contamination. ...
Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) | EPA2014-08-15
http://www.epa.gov/iris/
IRIS is a human health assessment program that evaluates quantitative and qualitative risk information on effects that may result from exposure to environmental contaminants.
Key Issues to be Investigated at Case Study Locations | EPA's ...2014-08-19
http://www.epa.gov/hfstudy/keyissues.html
EPA page that has selected seven case studies located in various formations locations across the country.
11/07/2013: EPA ANNOUNCES GRANT TO KEWEENAW BAY ...2014-08-22
http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/d0cf6618525a9efb85...
... ANNOUNCES GRANT TO KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY TO
REDUCE HEALTH RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH CONTAMINANTS IN FISH. ...

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