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The Chemical Hazards Program (CHP) provides technical assistance on issues relating to human exposure to environmental contamination.
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Link to these websites to get up-to-date information about specific chemicals and their health effects. For more information on specific chemicals, please contact the CHP.
- ATSDR ToxFaqs - This link to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) web site provides information on every chemical in the ATSDR registry including regulatory levels and potential health effects.
- Chemfinder - This is a search engine on the web that links to detailed information about most chemicals.
- Toxics Release Inventory - This U.S. Environmental Protection Agency site documents releases of chemicals into the environment from industry.
- Scorecard - Easily accessible local environmental information from a nonprofit organization.
Hazardous Waste Sites in Georgia
The National Priorities List, the Hazardous Site Inventory, and Brownfields are three classifications for hazardous waste sites in Georiga that the Chemical Hazards Programs commonly addresses.
Environmental Terms and Concepts
This glossary is intended to help people become familiar with the terms and concepts they are likely to see in government reports, engineering studies and health literature. It is divided into two sections: