Jenkins Johnson

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The objective of the study was to evaluate how often intravenous (IV) fosphenytoin is used when oral phenytoin loading is possible. The methods included a retrospective chart review of all patients receiving IV fosphenytoin in the emergency department. We prospectively derived criteria that identify patients with seizures who could receive oral(More)
  • J Johnson
  • Environmental science & technology
  • 1995
hen EPA officials announced the results of the dioxin draft reassessment last September, they homed in on one particular industry for regulatory action—waste incinerators— and laid out plans to cut dioxin emissions drastically over several years. The proposed limits, together with the heightened concern about health effects from dioxin revealed by the(More)
  • J Johnson
  • Environmental science & technology
  • 1995
issue in 1996 election cerns, representatives of Massachusetts and New Jersey said very few facilities, fewer than 2%, sought and received exemptions from reporting requirements because of fears over process or product confidentiality. Concerning costs, Andy Opperman of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection said that, based on a state(More)
  • J Johnson
  • Environmental science & technology
  • 1995
O n January 13, EPA will begin to sift through and assess hundreds of comments, studies, and opinions on one of the thorniest environmental science and health policy issues facing the United States: the risk dioxin and related compounds pose to humans. When the public comment period closes on that date, EPA's 2000-page draft dioxin risk assessment and risk(More)
G.F. Herzog1, T. Faestermann, K. Knie2, G. Korschinek2, G. Rugel, A. Wallner, L. Schultz, J. Johnson, A.J.T. Jull, and D. Fink. 1Dept. Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ 08854-8087, 2Fakultät für Physik, Technische Universität München, 85748 Garching, Germany, Max-Planck-Institut fur Chemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany,(More)
  • J Johnson
  • Environmental science & technology
  • 1997
Final regulations that would have drastically cut air emissions from facilities that burn hazardous wastes have been put off for more than a year, an EPA official announced at a technical workshop in December. The official also said the regulations, which are strongly opposed by regulated industries, be substantially modified. The final rule had been(More)
  • J Johnson
  • Environmental science & technology
  • 1995
Health risks to children and infants, 548A EPA toxic use reporting plan hits strong industry opposition Does the public have a right—or even a need—to know how much of a toxic chemical a company uses? Is toxic chemical use in manufacturing relevant to health risk if no one is exposed? Will use information result in pollution prevention? These questions were(More)
  • J Johnson
  • Environmental science & technology
  • 1995
A decade ago, the environmental compliance business—a newborn industry spawned by legislation such as Superfund, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and the Clean Air Act— was said to face a brilliant future. RCRA's ban on dumping hazardous waste on land held great promise for the incineration industry, Superfund was expected to send revenues(More)
  • J Johnson
  • Environmental science & technology
  • 1994
Research at EPA's 40 labs would be restructured, decentralized, and fundamentally overhauled by an Agency plan presented to Congress in late July. The reorganization plan, grew out of four reviews done during the past two years by experts inside and outside the Agency. The reports recommended changes in EPA lab structure and overall management. Although(More)