In recent years the monitoring of hazardous substances
has become more exhaustive as new substances have been included in the survey because of new requirements by the EU.
If the level of hazardous substances
in your facility is at or below the TRQ, the facility may be eligible for an exemption.
Observers report that the EEC countries are currently in the process of reviewing a first Regulation draft and are intensely negotiating the scope of products and the restriction limits for hazardous substances
In addition, the Minister of Health, and specifically the Director-General: National Health and Population Development (DG), are mandated to administer the Hazardous Substances
Act of 1973 by granting, suspending or revoking licences to importers, manufacturers and users of electromedical products (X-rays).
Public health consequences from hazardous substances
acutely released during rail transit--South Carolina, 2005; selected states, 1999-2004.
Rather, CERCLA imposes liability for the cleanup of sites where there is a release or threatened release of hazardous substances
into the environment.
Provisions requiring special consideration for brownfield sites, in areas with higher-than normal incidence of diseases or conditions associated with exposure to hazardous substances
, were also approved.
Generally, a "hazardous substance
" is any substance defined or designated in Sections 101(14) and 102 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980.
* Emergency response operations without regard to location, where there is the release or a substantial threat of release of a hazardous substance
The Board currently is developing guidelines for bank examiners to follow in determining whether a lending institution has adopted appropriate procedures and safeguards to recognize potential hazardous substance
Section 198 of the IRS Code provides a tax deduction on federal income taxes for "qualified remediation expenditures" that are incurred in connection with the remediation of "hazardous substances
at a qualified contaminated site." (5) The Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 extends this tax deduction until December 31, 2007 and expands the definition of hazardous substance
to include petroleum products, a very common source of contamination on brownfields.