Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals, Title III and Communities: An Outreach Manual for Community Groups
Prepared for State and local government officials, LEPCs, and other community groups that want to make Title III of the Superfund Amend. and Reauth. Act of 1986 work. It is intended as a practical guide for those who have little or no previous experience in the field of communication, and whose time and resources are limited. Discusses planning, which is vital to the success of a communication program. Suggests ways to get and keep people involved, especially important because Title III affects so many sectors of the community. A how-to-do-it section talks about specific tasks, such as giving a speech or writing a press release.
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Page 97 - If you do not listen to people, you cannot expect them to listen to you. Communication is a two-way activity. Guidelines: Do not make assumptions about what people know, think, or want done about risks. Take the time to find out what people are thinking: use techniques such as interviews, focus groups, and surveys. Let all parties that have an interest or a stake in the issue be heard.
Page 106 - ... and such person has taken reasonable measures to protect the confidentiality of such information and intends to continue to take such measures.
Page 104 - An estimate (in ranges) of the maximum amount of hazardous chemicals in each category present at the facility at any time during the preceding calendar year.
Page 105 - The requirements of this section shall apply to owners and operators of facilities that have 10 or more full-time employees and that are in Standard Industrial Classification Codes 20 through 39 (as in effect on July 1, 1985) and that manufactured, processed, or otherwise used a toxic chemical listed under subsection (c...
Page 106 - An estimate of the maximum amounts (in ranges) of the toxic chemical present at the facility at any time during the preceding calendar year.
Page 100 - III establishes requirements for federal, state, and local governments and industry regarding emergency planning and community "right-to-know" reporting on hazardous and toxic chemicals.
Page 124 - Institute, a joint program of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (UMDNJ-RWJMS) and of Rutgers University.
Page 104 - Section 312 requires a facility to submit an emergency and hazardous chemical inventory form to the local emergency planning committee, the state emergency response commission, and the local fire department.