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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
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: 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
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
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
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
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)
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
Three Asbestos Abatement Containment SystemsThe evaluation results of three differently designed containment systems for asbestos removal projects are covered.15 MinutesEP-222

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