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|Measures the concentration of industry in a geographic area relative to a larger area. (local workers/workforce)/(national workers/workforce)LQ>1, then it's called a base industry (exports); LQ=1 meeting local demand; LQ<1, not meeting local demand.
|Compares and contracts the growth rates among sectors. Used to distinguish between the effects of national and local economic trends.
|discounts values to present value
|what is used locally vs what is exported
|Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
|'76 Cradle to grave legislation for hazmat. EPA authority to control generation, trmt'84 Required EPA to develop a comprehensive regulatory program for storage of hazardous substances. Requires owners of tanks to prevent, detect, and cleanup any releases.
|Household haz waste is exempt from RCRA regs
|Federal Property Administration 41 Act of 1949
|Used primarily for The disposal of federal property by the U.S. government
|Toxic Substances Control Act
|'76 Gives EPA ability to track industrial chemicals that are produced or imported...requires reporting or testing of industrial chem that pose a potential env or health haz. Ban manuf and import that pose high health risk.