. . the crucial enforcement mechanism is the citizen-suit provision, which authorizes civil penalties and injunctive relief. This provides that “any person may commence a civil action on his own behalf against [a]n owner or operator of a facility for failure, among other things, to [c]omplete and submit an inventory form under section 11022(a) of this title [and] section 11023(a) of this title. “ As a prerequisite to bringing such a suit, the plaintiff must, 60 days prior to filing his complaint, give notice to the Administrator of the EPA, the State in which the alleged violation occurs, and the alleged violator.
Based on the safety infractions outlined in the two independent investigative reports, the below list provides an overview of what will be addressed during the two-day Oil Refinery Risk Workshop Agenda items, which was created to identify ways to change the “history of poorly regulated safety measures in the plant” (Custom Book, 2011, p. 13). Figure 1-1 provides an outline of the British Petroleum Oil Refinery Risk Workshop Agenda. 1. Introductions 2. Outline Oil Refinery Project Objectives 3.
Interestingly, it was Andrew Mellon, the 49th Secretary of Treasury of the United States, and founder of Alcoa (Aluminum Company of America), who helped fund Dean’s research on the effects of fluoridated water. (2) In the 1920s the U.S. Public Health Service was under the jurisdiction of the Treasury Department. Mellon eventually had to step down in 1932 because of this conflict of interest of heading these departments and his involvement with Alcoa. (3) The Kettering Laboratory Publication “The Soundness of Fluoridation of Communal Water Supplies,” has been largely used as point of reference by the ADA for the benefits of adding fluoride to community water supplies. The Kettering Laboratory’s facilities, whose headquarters are at the University of Cincinnati,
The board's responsibilities include conducting timely and comprehensive evaluations of emerging drug safety issues, and ensuring that experts--both inside and outside of the FDA--give their perspectives to the agency. The first meeting of the DSOB was held in June 2005. Surce: http://www.fda.gov/drugs/resourcesforyou/consumers/ucm143534.htm ow is a medicine approved by
History of Psychological Assessment Paper Lisa Lopez Univercity of Phoenix PSYCH 525 Dr. McGuire September 05, 2015 History of Psychological Assessment Paper Introduction George Bush, was the president who passed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law (Mayerson, 2012). ADA protects any person with a disability from discrimination and equal rights. The rights are protected within the state and local government programs and services to employment opportunities (Mayerson, 2012). A closer look at the events, historical roots, significance with this act, and how ADA impacted psychology testing in the 21st century will be discussed today (Cohen, 2005). Explore the event and its historical roots.
Carson maintains a striking message for the modern utilitarian conservation movement stressing the effects of unregulated chemical use and a push for governmental legislation with the central theme of nature existing for all of us. Through this analysis, we will scrutinize how Carson’s work directly influenced the federal utilitarian conservation movement through the 11 years after it’s publication. Chapter eleven, ‘Beyond the dreams of the Borgias’, describes the effects that chemicals had on the environment through the
1. Define the Superfund Program The federal government’s program to locate and investigate and clean up the worst uncontrolled and abandoned toxic waste sites nationwide; administered by the EPA - Environmental Protection Agency. 2. Identify a Superfund site within your own state. There are a lot of sites in the state of Michigan.
(Scanlan, 1991) “The Carter executive order had four major parts. First, to improve the export notice procedures already required. Second, was annual publication of a summary of U.S. government actions banning or severely restricting substances for domestic use. Third, it directed the State Department and other federal agencies to participate in the development of international hazard alert systems. Fourth, it established procedures whereby formal export licensing controls would be placed upon a very limited number of "extremely hazardous substances" that represented a serious threat to human health or the environment, and the export of which would threaten U.S. foreign policy interests.
SEC/400 – Threat and Vulnerability Management Instructor: Dale Pocklington Week Three - Individual Assignment: Role of Homeland Security By: University Of Phoenix May 18, 2009 In this paper the author will describe the Role of the Department of Homeland Security, and the duty of this department plays in protecting private-sector infrastructure facilities, such as transportation systems, laboratories, Utility power plant facilities, and food stock. The author will further determine if the Department of Homeland Security should play a greater role in security, or are the current security needs being addresses by private security agencies and their executives. After the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 President George Bush the establishment of the Office of Homeland Security to organize homeland security efforts. The United States Department of Homeland Security is a department of the Federal Government with the primary responsibility of protecting the territory of the U.S. and outside the borders from acts of terrorism, natural catastrophic disasters and other emergency events. DHS further reduces America’s vulnerability to terrorism, protecting critical infrastructures, property and the economy, and further reducing damage and recovery from attacks that do take place.
Sociology Assignment Introduction In this assignment am going to write an essay comparing and contrasting the biometrical and sociomedical models of health. I am going to use appropriate sociological terminology and examples from the health and social care sector to demostrate, my ability to apply different sociological perspectives. The two models of health include, biometrical and socio-medical, l will start with the biometrical model. The biometrical model of health has dominated Western societies since the Industrial revolution of the mid-ninetieth century. The biometrical see the human body as a machine that can be fixed when it breaks down.