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Environment & Safety Resource Center™

The Environment & Safety Resource Center™ is a comprehensive source for environment, health & safety (EHS) news, analysis, legal and regulatory developments, and critical case law. The Environment & Safety Resource Center integrates the content of Bloomberg BNA’s popular Environment & Safety Library™ with a more intuitive and easy-to-navigate interface, and enhanced functionality and features. Searches can be conducted across a wide array of reference and information products, and cross-product hypertext links to full-text references are also incorporated and fully searchable. The Resource Center provides you with powerful, easy-to-use, continuously updated compliance tools with a research collection of federal and state laws, regulations, and documents. 

 
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Air Pollution Control Guide

Compliance managers can use this explanatory material to deal with regulatory issues affecting air pollution — including ambient air quality standards, state policies, new source performance standards, hazardous emission standards, permitting, monitoring and reporting requirements, enforcement, and control technologies.

ChemCite ® Research Suite
Get easy access to more than 3,000 federal, state, and international lists to determine how a chemical is regulated across a variety of jurisdictions. Chemicals are searchable by chemical name, synonym, or CAS number with just one click. Related links provide quick access to toxicological and other health and safety information from federal and state agencies.

Compliance Calendar
The Calendar lists upcoming compliance dates for EPA and OSHA requirements. A summary of each requirement (accessible by date, subject, or regulatory or statutory citation) briefly describes the requirement, provides an exact citation to the location of the text of the requirement in the CFR or applicable statutory code, and lists the statutory authority. The Calendar covers the upcoming five years and provides a list of historical requirements back to 1991.

Environmental Due Diligence Guide
Minimize risks and protect yourself from environmental liability in real estate and other business transactions. Manage contaminated property transactions including brownfields redevelopment projects. Successfully negotiate the scopes of work for and complete Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments. The Guide covers environmental disclosure, institutional controls, financial and other cleanup incentives, sustainability, vapor intrusion, and more.

Right-To-Know Planning Guide
Managers responsible for handling community right-to-know issues for their facilities will find no better source for concise, results-oriented information on federal and state compliance. Comply with federal and state right-to-know laws and regulations more efficiently and cost-effectively. Focus on issues that have a direct impact on your company and industry. Take an in-depth look at how agency rules and actions affect stakeholders. Learn how other companies handle the kinds of problems you face.

Safety Guide
Understand policies and procedures for implementing workplace safety programs, complying with safety requirements, training employees, meeting filing and recordkeeping requirements, and avoiding penalties. Includes sample workplace safety policies.

Sample Safety Policies
Sample Safety Policies provides access to more than 100 policy guidelines developed by corporations, government agencies, colleges, universities, and other sources on a wide range of workplace safety and health issues. Each can serve as a model when designing a corporate safety or health policy. Each policy includes a brief summary of the contents written by Bloomberg BNA editors and a link either to the Web site where it is found or to the appropriate document in Bloomberg BNA's Sample Safety Policies collection.

Spill Reporting Procedures Guide
Properly report a spill at a moment's notice with coverage of state and federal requirements including citations to key federal and state laws and regulations. Recognize how, when, and where to report excess discharges of oil, hazardous wastes, gases, and other pollutants. Know when to file a written report and when and how to make verbal reports.

Waste Management Guide

Get analysis of regulatory requirements under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act; the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund); and the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act. Also reference summaries of state waste management requirements and descriptions of state agencies responsible for implementing these regulations.

Water Pollution Control Guide
Comply with requirements of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and Safe Drinking Water Act. The Guide covers issues affecting drinking water and water quality, including permitting, sludge disposal, stormwater controls, effluent guidelines, monitoring and recordkeeping, and wetlands. It also includes descriptions of state laws and regulations. Research aids give you glossaries and technical lists, as well as lists of agencies and organizations with official contact information.

•AIR POLLUTION: Includes all issues that would be included in the Clean Air Act, related state laws, and regulatory programs at the federal and state levels.
•BIOTECHNOLOGY: Includes issues related to the use of bioengineered products in the environment to remediate wastes and for agricultural purposes.
•COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT: Includes coastal programs that would be included in the Coastal Zone Management Act and its regulatory programs as well as related state laws and programs in affected state agencies.
•COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW: Includes issues that would be included in SARA Title III and its regulatory programs as well as related state laws and programs.
•DRINKING WATER: Includes issues that would be included in the Safe Drinking Water Act and its regulatory programs as well as related state laws and programs by affected state agencies.
•FOOD SAFETY: Includes issues associated with the Food and Drug Administration, the Food Safety and Inspection Service, and other agencies with authority to regulate work practices affecting food processes and technologies.
•GENERAL ENVIRONMENT AND SAFETY: Includes all issues that are applicable across the board regardless of the affected media, such as permits and hearings, as well as those general issues that cannot be easily classified.
•HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTATION: Includes issues under the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act and other federal programs with a transportation component (such as RCRA) as well as related state laws and regulatory programs at the federal and state levels.
•HAZARDOUS WASTE: Includes issues that would be included in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, related state laws, regulatory programs at the federal and state levels, and miscellaneous acts and programs that address hazardous waste issues (battery recycling, for example).
•HAZARDOUS WASTE CLEANUP (SUPERFUND): Includes issues that would be included in CERCLA and its regulatory programs as well as related state laws and programs.
•MINING: Includes issues under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, related state laws, and regulatory programs at the federal and state levels.
•OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH: Includes all issues under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, related state laws, and regulatory programs at the federal level and in those states with OSHA-approved plans.
•OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY: Includes all onshore and offshore statutory and regulatory issues related to the exploration, development, production, and transportation of oil and gas at the federal and state levels. [Note: Coverage does not include activities of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.]
•PESTICIDES: Includes issues that would be included in FIFRA and its regulatory programs as well as related state laws and programs at affected state agencies.
•RADIATION: Includes federal issues under the Atomic Energy Act and its regulatory programs as well as state laws and related programs that address low-level waste and radiography.
•TOXIC SUBSTANCES: Includes issues that would be included in the Toxic Substances Control Act, its regulatory programs, and related laws and programs at the federal and state levels (for example, radon and California Proposition 65).
•WATER QUALITY AND SUPPLY: Includes issues that would be included in the Clean Water Act, related state laws, and their regulatory programs at the federal and state levels as well as water issues under the auspices of disparate agencies such as the Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Interior, and related state agencies.

Product Structure

Reference: analysis, guidance and primary source material
Formats and Frequency:
Web reference material is updated daily.
DVD reference material is updated monthly.

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