Regulatory Actions on Dioxins and Related Compounds
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been involved with polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs) for more than 10 years, and, more recently, with polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs). This paper briefly tracks the regulatory activities in the area of herbicides, industrial wastes, abandoned dumpsites, and controlled combustion.
KeywordsEnvironmental Protection Agency Cancer Risk Assessment Control Combustion Unreasonable Risk Rebuttable Presumption
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