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  This webinar will introduce and demonstrate the core functionality of EPA’s new ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool. Attendees will learn how to: navigate the new Portfolio Manager; add a property and enter details about[...]
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Portfolio Manager® 201
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm EDT – 2:30 pm EDT
Portfolio Manager® 201
  Continue to learn about EPA’s new ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool, with a deeper dive into more advanced functionalities such as: managing and tracking changes to your property uses over time; using spreadsheet templates[...]
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  During this session, attendees will learn how to use EPA tools and resources to help meet requirements for green building rating systems such as the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental[...]

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Backyard Trash Burning: The Wrong Answer
Abstract: Provides information about backyard trash burning and its impacts to the environment, including the release of harmful chemicals, such as dioxins. The website also includes links to a brochure, PDF document, and CD-ROM version of the information.
Source: Chlorine Chemistry Council
URL: http://www.dioxinfacts.org/sources_trends/trash_burning.html

Dioxin and Related Compounds
Abstract: Includes basic information about dioxins and dioxin-like compounds, frequently asked questions, and links to reports and other documents about dioxins.
Source: EPA
URL: http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/cfm/recordisplay.cfm?deid=55264

Dioxin and Waste Combustion: It's Not What You Burn- It's the Way You Burn It!
Abstract: Provides information on dioxin and furan emissions from combustion processes.
Source: Chlorine Chemistry Council
URL: http://www.dioxinfacts.org/sources_trends/the_way.html

Dioxin Facts - Questions and Answers
Abstract: A compilation of common questions and answers about Dioxin and it's role in our lives.
Source: American Chemistry Council
URL: http://www.dioxinfacts.org/questions_answers/index.html

Dioxin Report
Abstract: Users can go to this website and scrolI down the list of recent publications to request a copy of the Dioxin Report. This report identifies the major sources of dioxins in New York and New Jersey.
Source: New York Acedemy of Sciences
URL: http://www.nyas.org/programs/harbor.asp

Draft Dioxin Reassessment: Human Exposures to CDD, CDF, and PCB Cogeners [PDF]
Abstract: The purpose of this chapter is to assess background exposures to the dioxin-like compounds among the general population.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ncea/pdfs/dioxin/part1/volume3/chap-4.pdf

User's Manual for the Database of Sources of Environmental Releases of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the U.S.: Reference Years 1987 and 1995
Abstract: This database was developed by EPA's Office of Research and Development (ORD) to be a repository of certain specific chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin/dibenzofuran (CDD/CDF) emissions data from all known sources in the United States.
Source: EPA
URL: http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/cfm/recordisplay.cfm?deid=55405&CF
ID=4132267&CFTOKEN=41706293&jsessionid=4a309d8ce31689ef6
a261117191f2e1ac533

 


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