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A Comparison of Dioxin Risk Characterizations [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses the composition of dioxin, environmental levels of dioxin, human exposure to dioxin, dioxin emission sources, and health effects associated with dioxin (both cancer and non-cancer).
Source: Chlorine Chemistry Council
URL: http://www.dioxinfacts.org/dioxin_health/public_policy/dr.pd

Air Quality Planning & Standards: Summaries of Related Solid Waste Incineration Rules
Abstract: Describes Federal Regulations.
Source: United States Senate
URL: http://www.epa.gov/airprogm/oar/oaqps/takingtoxics/p3.html

Assessment & Control of Dioxin in Massachusetts
Abstract: Discusses revised toxicity factors used with the dioxin air quality guidelines.
Source: Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
URL: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/toxics/reports/asse

Database of Sources of Environmental Releases of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the United States
Abstract: Contains information that tracks dioxin emissions over time, compares profiles between and among sources, and develops source emission factors in the years 1987 and 1995.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/cfm/recordisplay.cfm?deid=20797

Dioxin and Health
Abstract: Describes health problems caused by dioxin exposure, including chloracne, cancer, behavioral effects and learning disorders, decreased male sex hormone, diabetes, immune system toxicity, sperm loss, and endometriosis.
Source: Rachel’s Environment and Health Week #463
URL: http://www.ejnet.org/rachel/rehw463.htm

Dioxin in Depth
Abstract: Contains in-depth articles on sources and trends of dioxins (including incinerators, combustors, and trash-burning) and health problems caused by dioxins (including dioxins in breast milk and decreasing body levels of dioxins).
Source: Chlorine Chemistry Council
URL: http://www.dioxinfacts.org/

Dioxin Initiative [PDF]
Abstract: Provides an overivew of dioxin and shows how the Northeastern states and organizations are planning to reduce dioxin.
Source: Northeast Waste Management Officials' Assocation
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/newsletters/13_2/Vol13-2.pd

Dioxins and Their Effects on Human Health
Abstract: Discusses chemistry and sources of dioxins, health effects associated with dioxins, how people can lower their dioxin intake, and what the World Health Organization is doing to lower dioxin levels in the food chain.
Source: World Health Organization
URL: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs225/en/index.htm

Estimating Exposure to Dioxin-Like Compounds Volume I: Executive Summary
Abstract: Contains sections on properties, sources, environmental levels, and background sources of dioxin; site-specific assessment procedures for dioxin; and recommendations for future dioxin research.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://cfpub.epa.gov/si/si_public_record_Report.cfm?dirEntry

Fact Sheet - Reporting Dioxin and Dioxin-Like Compounds [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses the classifying, filing, reporting, and quantifying of dioxin-like compounds.
Source: Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance
URL: http://www.mass.gov/dep/toxics/laws/mwcfinal.pdf

How To Start To Stop Dioxin Exposure in Your Community
Abstract: Focuses on sources, health effects, and problems of dioxins. It further discusses ways to the current path to stop dioxin exposure and ways individuals can get involved in their communities.
Source: Citizens Clearinghouse for Hazardous Waste
URL: http://www.ejnet.org/dioxin/dioxin.html

Questions and Answers about Dioxins
Abstract: Focuses on answering questions about dioxins, EPA's dioxin report, food safety, and risk assessment.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodborneIllnessContaminants/Chemica

San Francisco Bay Area Dioxin Air-Monitoring Network
Abstract: Discusses program conducted throughout the Bay Area in California, sampling ambient air and testing it for dioxins.
Source: Bay Area Air Quality Management District
URL: http://www.arb.ca.gov/aaqm/qmosopas/dioxins/dioxins.htm

Section 129 Rules for Solid Waste Combustion [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses the addition of section 129 to the Clean Air Act, which provides new guidelines for new and existing solid waste combustors.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/129/gil2.pdf

Technical Fact Sheet on Dioxin (2,3,7,8-TCDD)
Abstract: Lists health effects, release patterns, and environmental fate of TCDD.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://water.epa.gov/drink/contaminants/basicinformation/dio

Times Beach Case Study: One-Page Summary
Abstract: Focuses on success story of Times Beach, Missouri, and efforts the nation made to cleanup dangerous levels of dioxin in the community.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://cfpub.epa.gov/supercpad/cursites/csitinfo.cfm?id=0701

Toxic Alert on Dioxin
Abstract: Contains overview of what dioxins are, how they are emitted into the atmosphere, and ways to avoid them.
Source: Jonathan Campbell, Alternative Health Consultant
URL: http://www.cqs.com/edioxin.htm


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