CHEM 3010 Law and Administration of Chemicals 3/0/3

Prerequisite: CHEM 1212 with a minimum grade of C or CHEM 1212K with a minimum grade of C

Categories of hazardous chemicals, their origin, impact on society, state and federal regulations, handling, storage and disposal will be discussed. Case studies of hazardous chemicals will include asbestos, lead, polychlorinated biphenyls, pesticides, batteries. Regulations, particularly RCRA, CERCLA, OSHA, TSCA, SARA, NEPA, HMTA, CWA will be discussed.