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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
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