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Toxics Videos

The Public Environmental Resource Center (PERC) in Seattle loans videos, DVDs, CD-ROMs to residents, educators, and businesses of only Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington for up to two weeks. Locate the title you wish to receive and call (800) 424-4EPA or (206) 553-1200 in the Seattle Metro Area. You can also email your request to the PERC (; please include the Title and Item Number in your email.

More information if you are in a state other than Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, or Washington and would like to borrow an asbestos video.

TitleDescriptionYearLengthItem Number
2004 Air Toxics WorkshopTriangle Research Park, NC April 13-16, 20042004EPA-CD-028
An Oily SkyDocumentary about the toxins in the ground of the city of Skyomish, WA200113:30 minutesEP-446
Anthrax: Remediating the Effects of BioterrorismSolving a case.200224 MinutesEP-119
Arsenic Treatment Technology Showcase6 short videos that showcase the real world application of various arsenic treatment removal technologies.200560 MinutesEPA-DVD-018
Asbestos Abatement: A Video Guide to the ProcessShows the step-by-step process through the planning and performance of asbestos abatement projects in buildings both large and small. Tools, techniques, equipment and engineering principles are explained.198763 MinutesEP-184
ASBESTOS: Managing Problems, Addressing Concerns12:30 MinutesEP-374
Blue VinylBLUE VINYL is a deeply personal and frighteningly vital exposť that has been applauded as “funny and irreverent… one of Sundance’s best [2002] documentaries!” (Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times). Skeptical of her parents’ decision to “re-side” their Long Island home with PVC -- Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Helfand set out with award winning cinematographer co-director Gold to discover the truth behind the potentially toxic effects of the material ever-present in our lives. Their quest, like the film and its impact thus far, took twists and far reaching turns that no one could have anticipated.200298 MinutesEPA-DVD-009
Broken Limbs: Apples, Agriculture and the New American FarmerHow small farmers are being forced off their land and how the New American Farmers define a path of renewal.200457 MinutesEPA-DVD-020
Controlling Cockroaches in Your HomeHealthy Tips for those with Asthma. Produced by the American Lung Association199911:12 MinutesEP-027
Endangered Species and Pesticide: Balancing ProtectExplains the elements of the EPA Endangered Species program, how the program affects the pesticide user, why it is important to protect threatened and endangered species, why pesticides pose a threat to these species, and how the program relies on county-specific bulletins to explain pesticide use restrictions in individual counties. 199213 MinutesEP-156
Exporting Harm: The High-Tech Trashing of AsiaA film by the Basel Action Network.200223 MinutesEP-208
Heavy MetalExplores the haunting controversy behind a century of silver-lead-zinc mining in Idaho's panhandle and reveals the dangerous health impacts it left behind for its inhabitants.200456 MinutesEPA-DVD-008
HortsenseHome gardener fact sheets for managing plant problems with IPM (Integrated Pest Management)2003EPA-CD-037
Hudson River Recovery (PCB Remedy) - current problem.Debate on whether to dredge a river bottom to remove PCB's or work on acceleration of natural recovery.199820 MinutesEP-012
Illegal Pesticides (Spanish)On illegal pesticides.30 SecondsEP-421
Integrated Pest Management - Stop Pests in Your HomeAn educational DVD that targets tenants and residents and offers advice on how to avoid pest problems.20079 minutesEPA-DVD-023
Is Your Food SafeAn hour-long program that covers E. coli O157:H7, pesticides, and chicken pathogens.19941 HourEP-225
Keep Your Paws Off MercuryAn educational video that shows students where mercury can be found in schools and what to do if they see it.2007EPA-DVD-031
Learning About Chemicals in Your CommunityProvides a brief review of EPCRA (Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act) origin and purpose. Includes Federal, State & Local government agency involvement for Emergency Hazardous Chemical Releases; Storage; and Toxic Release Inventory Program providing public information for regular releases to air, water, and soil as a result of the manufacturing process. 2009
7.5 minutesEP-464
Living With LeadAges 16 - Adult199558 MinutesEP-304
Managing Asbestos in our SchoolsAnswers the following questions. What is asbestos? What are the hazards of asbestos? Where is asbestos found in our schools? What are we doing? What can you do to help?199312:46 MinutesEP-114
National Asbestos Training CenterPart 3 : Building Evaluation, Risk Assessment and Abatement Options1985EP-238
Parents' Guide to Asbestos in our SchoolsInforms parents about when asbestos is and is not a problem, AHERA and its requirements, and how parents can participate in the AHERA process.199119 MinutesEP-126
PCB'S: The Challenge for UtilitiesDefines the nature of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB's), explains the nature of PCB regulations under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and describes how an organization can establish a PCB utility management plan.198520 MinutesEP-004
Playing It Safe(slides & cassette) Spanish version. Efren Herrera, formerly of the Seattle Seahawks, is narrator and featured personality in the 63-slide presentation on the safe use of pesticides.12 MinutesEP-0013874
Playing it Safe(slides & cassette) English version. Efren Herrera, formerly of the Seattle Seahawks, is narrator and featured personality in the 63-slide presentation on the safe use of pesticides.12 MinutesEP-0013875
Port Blakely: Memories of a Mill TownDepicts the rise and fall of the largest sawmill in the world, and how its legacy affects Bainbridge Island.200512 MinutesEPA-DVD-011(A)
Putting Aside PesticidesProbes the long-term effects of pesticides on insects, farmers, and consumers who eat and drink pesticide residues in their food and water. Reports on the 99% of pesticides released into the environment that miss their targets and go instead into the surrounding air, water, and soil.198726 MinutesEP-043
Rodent PreventionDiscusses ways to prevent rats from infesting a home by eliminating the availability of food, access, and shelter. Geared towards home owners and businesses.199615:00EP-279
Sacred Salmon: A Gift to Sustain LifeThis program honors the salmon, First Fish and First Peoples who have lived together for thousands of years along the Columbia River, surviving despite the threats posed by dams and industrial pollution.2003EP-470
Tacoma Smelter Plume:Arsenic, Lead and Lifestyle200225 MinutesEP-221
This Deadly HouseDesigned to help home owners remodeling or doing maintenance projects recognize asbestos hazards and prevent accidental family exposure to potentially deadly asbestos fibers.198924 MinutesEP-049
Three Asbestos Abatement Containment SystemsThe evaluation results of three differently designed containment systems for asbestos removal projects are covered.15 MinutesEP-222
Toxic NeighborhoodChannel 8 news report of asbestos exposure in North Ridge Estates, Klamath Falls, OR.15 MinutesEP-442

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