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Title: EPA lead program (Pb) update

Lead is a cumulative poison that is especially hazardous to children. It affects the nervous and reproductive systems by causing neurological and physical development delays, as well as cognitive and behavioral changes. It can also cause hypertension in adults. Lead can be absorbed into the blood by ingestion or inhalation. The author discusses legislative efforts to control lead exposure to humans. They are: Title 10, which amends TSCA; and Title 4 -- Lead Exposure Reduction. The major tasks being performed by EPA to control the exposure of lead to man are included. Professional training is of major importance in this effort.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Environmental Protection Agency, San Francisco, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
78072
Report Number(s):
CONF-9404125--
TRN: IM9531%%122
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: HazMat West `94 spring meeting: environmental management and technology conference and exhibition, Long Beach, CA (United States), 26-28 Apr 1994; Other Information: PBD: 1994; Related Information: Is Part Of HazMat 94 West/Spring. Second annual environmental management and technology conference West/Spring: Proceedings; PB: 390 p.
Publisher:
Advanstar Expositions, Glen Ellyn, IL (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
56 BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE, APPLIED STUDIES; 29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; LEAD; HEALTH HAZARDS; TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACTS; COMPLIANCE; BIOLOGICAL ACCUMULATION