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Contacts and Resources

While many topics related to hazardous waste and the Superfund Program are discussed and explained in the Haz-Ed materials and in the suggestions for further reading, you may have questions that are not addressed, or need additional resources to support classroom activities. The following list of contacts and resources may help you answer these questions and locate supplemental resources.

EPA Regional Superfund Community Involvement Coordinators

EPA's Community Involvement Coordinators can provide you with information on local Superfund sites, the location of the administrative records for local Superfund sites, date and location of local public meetings, and ways in which a citizen can file a petition to have a potentially contaminated site investigated. Each EPA Region has a coordinator:

Region 1 (617) 565-3425 Region 6 (214) 665-6617
Region 2 (212) 637-3675 Region 7 (913) 551-7003
Region 3 (215) 597-9905 Region 8 (303) 312-6600
Region 4 (404) 347-3555 x6264 Region 9 (415) 744-2175
Region 5 (312) 886-6685 Region 10 (206) 553-1272

 

 

State Hazardous Waste Offices

Your state's hazardous waste office can give you information about hazardous waste management programs in your community.

AL (334) 271-7737 MT (406) 444-1430
AK (907) 465-5168 NE (402) 471-4217
AZ (602) 207-4105 NV (800) 882-3233
AR (501) 682-0831 NH (603) 271-2942
CA (800) 618-6942 NJ (609) 633-1418
CO (303) 692-5575 NM (505) 827-4308
CT (203) 424-3023 NY (518) 485-8988
DE (302) 739-3689 NC (919) 733-2178
DC (202) 645-6080 x3011 ND (701) 328-5166
FL (904) 488-0300 OH (614) 644-2944
GA (404) 656-7802 OK (405) 271-5338
HI (808) 586-4235 OR (503) 229-5913
ID (208) 334-5898 PA (717) 787-6239
IL (217) 785-8604 RI (401) 277-2797
IN (317) 232-4417 SC (803) 896-4171
IA (913) 551-7058 SD (605) 773-3153
KS (913) 296-1608 TN (615) 532-0780
KY (502) 564-6716 TX (512) 239-6592
LA (504) 765-0272 UT (801) 538-6170
ME (207) 287-2651 VT (802) 241-3868
MD (410) 361-3345 VA (804) 698-4199
MA (617) 292-5574 WA (360) 407-6758
MI (517) 373-8410 WV (304) 558-5929
MN (612) 297-8512 WI (608) 266-2111
MO (314) 751-3176 WY (303) 293-1790
MS (601) 961-5052  

RCRA/UST, Superfund, and EPCRA Hotline

This free hotline can provide both teachers and students with information about EPA's programs under RCRA, EPCRA, and Superfund. Hotline staff can answer specific questions about Superfund sites and EPA's cleanup requirements; order documents related to RCRA, UST, EPCRA, and Superfund; and refer callers to appropriate numbers for questions related to other program areas. Call (800) 424-9346 between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm.

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

NTIS provides many of the documents published by EPA for public purchase. To receive a free catalog of available documents, call and request the Compendium of Superfund Program Publications (PR-980). Call (703) 487-4650 , fax (703) 321-8547, or write National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161.

EnviroScape Educational Table Model

This model of different types of geological systems offers children of all ages an interactive educational experience as they learn about water pollution's effects on the environment. Models cost between $199 and $829 and take 4 to 6 weeks for delivery. To receive a brochure or order a model, call EnviroScape at (703) 519-2180.

Educational Videos

The Environmental Response Center offers numerous free educational videos that cover a wide variety of topics related to hazardous waste management and the Superfund Program. For more information about the videos or to place an order, call (800) 999-6990.

Internet Sites

The Internet is a good source of easy-to-access information concerning the Superfund Program and issues related to hazardous waste sites. The following Internet sites relate to topics discussed in Haz-Ed, and can be accessed using their World Wide Web addresses.

Environmental Protection Agency - Presents EPA information available through the Internet. Documents available for downloading include press releases, speeches, fact sheets, new regulations, and other materials.

EPA's Ground Water Primer - Features comprehensive information about Ground Water.

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