Dennis E. Jones

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ii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This was a large-scale project that could not have been completed without the efforts and cooperation of many programs, agencies, and individuals. The authors wish to thank the directors and staff at the programs included in this project. They were willing to answer questionnaires, surveys, and sit through lengthy interviews to assist in(More)
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) is a public health agency with responsibility for assessing the public health implications associated with uncontrolled releases of hazardous substances into the environment. The biological effects of low-level exposures are a primary concern in these assessments. One of the tools used by the(More)
DISCLAIMER The use of company or product name(s) is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. This edition supersedes any previously released draft or final profile. Toxicological profiles are revised and republished as necessary. For information regarding the update status of previously(More)
Note: Affiliations are listed for identification purposes only. OVERVIEW There is widespread agreement that the Great Lakes presently are exhibiting symptoms of extreme stress from a combination of sources that include toxic contaminants, invasive species, nutrient loading, shoreline and upland land use changes, and hydrologic modifications. Many of these(More)
This information is distributed solely for the purpose of pre dissemination public comment under applicable information quality guidelines. It has not been formally disseminated by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. It does not represent and should not be construed to represent any agency determination or policy. A Toxicological Profile(More)
We were requested by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to clarify the relationships among the minimal risk level (MRL), action level, and environmental media evaluation guide (EMEG) for dioxin established by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). In response we developed a document entitled "Dioxin and Dioxin-Like(More)
Typical cattle use on two range units of hard-wood rangeland (annual rangeland) at the San Joaquin Experimental Range, Madera County, California, left 50 percent of riparian area with less than optimum amounts of residual dry matter (RDM) for promoting seedling growth and soil protection. By relocating supplemental feeding sites away from water sources and(More)
of Key Findings: • Continuing financial pressure on state legislatures to limit appropriations for higher education will affect all 50 states through 2013. • Even starting with balanced budgets, all states face fiscal imbalances that will make it impossible to maintain current public service levels. • The result for higher education will be increased(More)
Foreword iv FOREWORD NCES is pleased to release the 1992 Facilities Inventory and Classification Manual (FICM). It is a major update of the types and uses of postsecondary institutions' physical facilities and re-establishes current and consistent definitions and classification codes to collect, report, and exchange comparable data on institutional(More)