1. Explain the role of the states in the regulation of hazardous material spills and releases under DOT, EPA, and OSHA.
2. Identify the primary federal agencies responsible for issuing hazardous material spill and release regulations, and describe each agency’s role.
3. We may not be able to control the weather, but we can use weather characteristics to assess risks in hazardous material spills. What are some of the weather characteristics where you live that might create problems during a spill response or cleanup operation?
4. What are the differences between threshold limit value and permissible exposure limit? Which one should be used when considering the toxicity of a spilled hazardous material?
Each question 150 word minimum w/cited references.