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Technical Support Document for Water Quality-based Toxics Control

EPA Number: 440485032
Date of Publication:September, 1985
Pages:117
Audienceconcerned citizens, industry

Available from:
WEBhttp://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPURL.cgi?Dockey=2000LMAE.txt
NTIS# PB95-159281Ordering Information
The reports provides guidance for each step in the water quality-based toxics control process from screening to compliance monitoring; Section 1 discusses the advantages and disadvantages of two approaches to toxics control: toxicity testing and chemical specific assessment; Section 2, Water Quality Criteria and Standards, contains a brief discussion of water quality standards and the derivation of ambient criteria to attain and maintain standards; Section 3, Effluent Characterization, describes procedures that provide the data needed to make decisions regarding toxic impact. More...

Keywords:
Hazardous Materials
Toxicity
Water Pollution Control
Instructions
Monitoring
Standards
Public Health
Exposure
Licenses
Requirements
Waste Disposal
Dilution
Mixing
Mathematical Models
Environmental Impacts
Rivers
Estuaries


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