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Accession Number PB2012-114328
Title WARRP Waste Management Workshop, Denver, Colorado, March 15-16, 2012.
Publication Date 2012
Media Count 145p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The Wide Area Recovery and Resiliency Program (WARRP) Waste Management workshop, hosted by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), was a two-day workshop, held in Denver, Colorado, on March 15-16, 2012. The purpose of the workshop was to advance the planning of federal, state, and local officials in the area of waste management (segregation, temporary storage, transportation, treatment, and disposal) following a chemical, biological, or radiological (CBR) wide-area incident in the Denver, Colorado, urban area. The objectives of the workshop included: Understanding the importance of preparedness for waste management in the case of an urban, wide-area CBR incident. Identifying the significant issues involving the management of CBR threat agent wastes and exploring efforts underway to address the priority issues. Learning about a draft all-hazards waste disposal management template, its application to an urban, wide-area CBR incident, and providing critical feedback to the developers.
Keywords Biological warfare agents
Chemical warfare agents
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Emergency planning
Hazardous materials
Priorities
Radiological warfare agents
Threats
Urban areas
Waste disposal
Waste management
Wide Area Recovery and Resiliency Program (WARRP)
Workshop


 
Source Agency Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
NTIS Subject Category 68C - Solid Wastes Pollution & Control
68F - Radiation Pollution & Control
74D - Chemical, Biological, & Radiological Warfare
Corporate Author Environmental Protection Agency, Denver, CO. Office of Homeland Security.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1226
Contract Number N/A

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