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  • Guide for managing contamination at shooting ranges EPA supports owners and operators of outdoor shooting ranges to prevent harm to human health and the environment and ensure the longevity of these val...
    • Category Best practice, Contaminated environments, Guideline, Guideline for environmental management, Land
    • Publication number: 1710
    • Release date: 10 Jan 2019
    • Format: pdf
  • Epping and Campbellfield chemical storage Chemical storage containers were found during inspections of industrial sites at Epping and Campbellfield on 28 December 2018. Inspections detected ev...
    • Category Air, Air Quality Monitoring, Community Information, Contaminated environments, Information Bulletin, Inspections, Leaks and spills, Odour, Spills and leaks
    • Publication number: 1728
    • Release date: 4 Jan 2019
    • Format: pdf
  • Incident air monitoring EPA’s incident air monitoring is conducted using portable air monitoring equipment that can be deployed by both EPA staff and SES volunteers during a ...
    • Category Air, Air Quality Monitoring, Contaminated environments, Fact sheet
    • Publication number: 1726
    • Release date: 24 Dec 2018
    • Format: pdf
  • Firewater run-off During a fire, large volumes of water, either on its own, or mixed with foams or fire retardants, can be used to put the fire out. Often, this firewat...
    • Category Contaminated environments, Fact sheet, Land, Water
    • Publication number: 1722
    • Release date: 24 Dec 2018
    • Format: pdf
  • Ash Smoke consists of particles that weren’t burnt completely. When the particles fall from the air, they collect on surfaces as soot and ash. This fact s...
    • Category Air, Air Quality Monitoring, Contaminated environments, Fact sheet
    • Publication number: 1724
    • Release date: 21 Dec 2018
    • Format: pdf
  • Industrial fires During an industrial fire, EPA’s role is to provide support to emergency response agencies. This fact sheet contains information about industrial fire...
    • Category Air, Air Quality Monitoring, Contaminated environments, Fact sheet, Water, Water Quality/Water Ecosystem Monitoring
    • Publication number: 1723
    • Release date: 21 Dec 2018
    • Format: pdf
  • Ash and water tanks Smoke consists of particles that weren’t burnt completely. When the particles fall from the air, they collect on surfaces as soot and ash. This fact s...
    • Category Contaminated environments, Fact sheet, Water, Water Quality/Water Ecosystem Monitoring
    • Publication number: 1725
    • Release date: 21 Dec 2018
    • Format: pdf
  • After a fire: asbestos hazards During a fire, the amount of asbestos fibres released into the air is relatively low. However, pieces of asbestos material and some fibres may remain ...
    • Category Air, Air Quality Monitoring, Contaminated environments, Fact sheet
    • Publication number: 1719.1
    • Release date: 20 Dec 2018
    • Format: pdf
  • Ash from copper chrome arsenate (CCA) treated timber Copper chrome arsenate (CCA) is a wood preservative that is fixed into timber and used to protect wood from rotting, fungi and insects, and resist lea...
    • Category Air, Air Quality Monitoring, Contaminated environments, Fact sheet, Land
    • Publication number: 1720
    • Release date: 20 Dec 2018
    • Format: pdf
  • Fire retardants and health Fire retardants are chemicals that slow the spread or intensity of a fire. They help firefighters on the ground and are sometimes dropped from aircraf...
    • Category Contaminated environments, Fact sheet, Land, Water
    • Publication number: 1721
    • Release date: 20 Dec 2018
    • Format: pdf

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