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Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)

Planning for Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB)-Containing Disaster Debris

Planning for Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Containing Debris provides suggestions to local emergency planning committees and local governments on the management of damaged, PCB-containing electrical equipment and materials contaminated with PCBs. These incidents occur as a result of PCB spills or other environmental releases during emergency situations caused by natural disasters.

For emergency responders, the document describes TSCA regulations that apply to damaged, PCB-containing electrical equipment, and the approaches under TSCA to assess, clean up and dispose of materials contaminated with PCBs.

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