Question 1

Write an essay consisting of at least 500 words addressing all of the following topics (a through e):

a. Why is the pesticide aldrin no longer used?

b. What types of information are used for hazard identification?

c. Summarize the most important points about the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

d. Explain the process of registering a pesticide under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).

e. Describe the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Act (FFDCA). Is it administered by the EPA or the FDA?

Question 2

Write an essay consisting of at least 500 words addressing all of the following topics (a through h):

a. Explain the features of solid waste landfill design that were new with the passing of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

b. How do the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments (HSWA) of 1984 service to supplement the RCRA of 1976?

c. Explain the permitting system instituted by RCRA.

d. Summarize monetary penalties that are used in enforcement under RCRA.

e. Why is CERCLA commonly called “Superfund”?

g. Describe the Hazard Ranking System (HRS) with respect to the process of having a site listed on the National Priorities List (NPL).

h. Explain the Underground Storage Tank (UST) program under RCRA.

 

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