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Environmental management

Comprehensive environment protection practices that aim to prevent or reduce damages to the natural environment as a result of energy productions. These activities include emergency planning, environmental response, compensation and liability, community right to know, regulations for owners and operators of permitted hazardous waste facilities, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) manufacturing, processing, distribution in commerce, and use prohibitions.

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Environmental management

baseline risk assessment

Energy; Environmental management

During the Site Characterization phase of an RI/FS, a baseline risk assessment (RA) is used to evaluate the potential threat to human health and the environment in the absence of any remedial action. ...

bathtub effect

Energy; Environmental management

The liquid buildup and eventual overflow due to precipitation which enters the unit through the cover but cannot escape through the bottom liner.

bioremediation agents

Energy; Environmental management

Microbiological cultures, enzyme additives, or nutrient additives that are deliberately introduced into an oil discharge and that will significantly increase the rate of biodegradation to mitigate ...

partial closure

Energy; Environmental management

The closure of a hazardous waste management unit in accordance with the applicable closure requirements of Parts 264 and 265 of this chapter at a facility that contains other active hazardous waste ...

sludge dryer

Energy; Environmental management

Any enclosed thermal treatment device that is used to dehydrate sludge and that has a maximum total thermal input, excluding the heating value of the sludge itself, of 2,500 Btu/lb of sludge treated ...

solvent extraction operation

Energy; Environmental management

An operation or method of separation in which a solid or solution is contacted with a liquid solvent (the two being mutually insoluble) to preferentially dissolve and transfer one or more components ...

asbestos-containing waste materials

Energy; Environmental management

Mill tailings or any waste that contains commercial asbestos and is generated by a source subject to the provisions of this subpart. This term includes filters from control devices, friable asbestos ...

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