1. Reflections: After completing the weekly assignments you will provide a refle

1. Reflections: After completing the weekly assignments you will provide a refle

1. Reflections: After completing the weekly assignments you will provide a reflection of your week’s learning process. This should include your personal thoughts on the information you learned, any complications or positive aspects of your learning experience. Elaborate on areas that you need to improve and things that led to your success. Grading will be based on the thoroughness of your responses and depth of your reflection, and spelling and grammar.


2. Guide notes
Please answer all questions below based on reading and multimedia sources.
Reading:
What are hazardous waste and its sources?
Which agency is in charge of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)?
What is the purpose of the PHMSA?
What is the purpose of CERCLA?
Multimedia
The Love Canal Disaster: Toxic Waste in the NeighborhoodWhat happened at Love Canal?
How many chemicals were identified in the Love Canal?
Which legislation was enacted from the Love Canal disaster?
What happened to the land at Love Canal?
Bhopal Gas TragedyWhat chemical leaked at the Union Carbide chemical plant?
What happened to cause the leak?
How many safety systems were in place at the plant?
Why did so many people die in Bhopal?
How many people died in the tragedy?
Further information on the EPCRA is found at the EPA link: https://www.epa.gov/epcra/what-epcraLinks to an external site.
Read the document Department of Transportation.pdf
Actions
Read the document Superfund.pdf

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