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Pollution Inspector

USCG PI PQS

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Passed in 1972 and designed to eliminate all water pollution by 1985. Created the Strike Force. Federal Water Pollution Control Act
Amended the FWPC, creates 311k Fund with 35 Millon Ceiling. Clean Water Act
Amended FWPCA/CWA, creats OSLTF, Establishes RP's OPA 90
The Refuse act of 1899 is enforced by? Army Corps of Engineers
Main purpose is to maintain clear navigation channels The Refuse act of 1899
CERCLA applies to Hazardous substances or oil? Hazardous substances
SARA (1986)amended which act? CERCLA
SARA created which 8.5 Billion dollar fund? the Superfund
the goal of RCRA is to? Reduce or eliminate the Generation of Hazardous Waste. (Cradle to Grave)
What is a "Harmful quantity?" 40 CFR 110.3 Violates applicable water quality standards or creates a sludge sheen or emulsion.
Hazard Class Hazard as specified in the Hazardous materials table 49 CFR 172.101
Reactivity a substances tendency to undergo chemical reaction either by itself or with other materials with the release of energy.
Physical state Soluid Liquid or gas at equilibrium at ordinary temp and pressure
Specific gravity water is 1 <1 Product floats >1 product sinks
Vapor Density Air is 1 <1 Product floats >1 Product sinks
Path (route of entry) How a substance enters the bodyInhalation, Ingestion, Injection, absorbtion
TLV The Threshold Limit Value (TLV) of a chemical substance is a level to which it is believed a worker can be exposed day after day for a working lifetime without adverse health effects.
PEL The Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL or OSHA PEL) is a legal limit in the United States for exposure of an employee to a chemical substance or physical agent.
REL NIOSH Recommended Exposure Limits TWA 10 hour workday for a 40 hour workweek unless noted otherwise
STEL Short term exposure limit 8 hours
IDLH Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health Value maximum level from which one could escape within 30 minutes without any irreversable health effects.
LC50/LD50 50% of test animals die
Bioaccumulation The accumulation of a substance in a living organism
Bio-Oxygen Demand Amount of O2 needed to stabilize organic matter under aerobic conditions
LEL Lower explosive (flammable) limit in air % by volume
UEL Upper explosive (flammable) limit in air % by volume
UFL/LFL The % Concentration in air (by volume) gives and indication of the relative flamability of the chemical.
Vapor Pressure The Value is the equilibrium pressure exerted by a vapor over the liquid at 100 degrees F expressed as pounds per square inch. Defined by 46 CFR 30.10-59
Boiling point The value is the temperature of a liquid when its vapor pressure is one atm.
REL NIOSH Recommended Exposure Limits TWA 10 hour workday for a 40 hour workweek unless noted otherwise
STEL Short term exposure limit 8 hours
IDLH Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health Value maximum level from which one could escape within 30 minutes without any irreversable health effects.
LC50/LD50 50% of test animals die
Bioaccumulation The accumulation of a substance in a living organism
Bio-Oxygen Demand Amount of O2 needed to stabilize organic matter under aerobic conditions
LEL Lower explosive (flammable) limit in air % by volume
UEL Upper explosive (flammable) limit in air % by volume
UFL/LFL The % Concentration in air (by volume) gives and indication of the relative flamability of the chemical.
Vapor Pressure The Value is the equilibrium pressure exerted by a vapor over the liquid at 100 degrees F expressed as pounds per square inch. Defined by 46 CFR 30.10-59
Boiling point The value is the temperature of a liquid when its vapor pressure is one atm.
REL NIOSH Recommended Exposure Limits TWA 10 hour workday for a 40 hour workweek unless noted otherwise
STEL Short term exposure limit 8 hours
IDLH Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health Value maximum level from which one could escape within 30 minutes without any irreversable health effects.
LC50/LD50 50% of test animals die
Bioaccumulation The accumulation of a substance in a living organism
Bio-Oxygen Demand Amount of O2 needed to stabilize organic matter under aerobic conditions
LEL Lower explosive (flammable) limit in air % by volume
UEL Upper explosive (flammable) limit in air % by volume
UFL/LFL The % Concentration in air (by volume) gives and indication of the relative flamability of the chemical.
Vapor Pressure The Value is the equilibrium pressure exerted by a vapor over the liquid at 100 degrees F expressed as pounds per square inch. Defined by 46 CFR 30.10-59
Boiling point The value is the temperature of a liquid when its vapor pressure is one atm.
Harmful Quantity- 40 CFR 110.3 "Discharges the Administrator has determined may be harmful to public health and welfare" ...Violate water quality standards, cause a film or sheen, sludge or emulsion on the water or shoreline or deposit beneath the surface or adjoining shoreline
5 Elements 1.)Discharge/Release 2.)Oil/HAZMAT 3.)Harmful Quantity/ RQ 4.) Navigable Waterway 5.) RP
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