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Author: Obaid Faroon
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: dde, update, ddd, ddt, profile, toxicological
Number of Pages: 497
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437930670
ISBN-13: 9781437930672

DDT is a pesticide that was once widely used to control insects. Both DDD and DDE are breakdown products of DDT. This profile includes: (1) The examination, summary, and interpretation of available toxicologic info. and epidemiologic evaluations on DDT/DDD/DDE to ascertain the levels of significant human exposure for the substance and the associated chronic health effects; (2) A determination of whether adequate info. on the health effects of DDT/DDD/DDE is available to determine levels of exposure that present a significant risk to human health of chronic health effects; and (3) Identificatio
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Author: Jessilyn Taylor
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: update, cyanide, profile, toxicological
Number of Pages: 341
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437930662
ISBN-13: 9781437930665

Cyanide has been found in many sites targeted for long-term fed. cleanup activities. Many of the cyanides in soil and water come from industrial processes. Contents: (1) The examination, summary, and interpretation of available toxicologic info. and epidemiologic evaluations on cyanide to ascertain the levels of significant human exposure for the substance and the associated health effects; (2) A determination of whether adequate info. on the health effects of cyanide is available to determine levels of exposure that present a significant risk to human health of chronic health effects; and (3)
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Authors: Kristin F. Lynch, John G. Drew, Sally Sleeper, Wi
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: national, air, guard, mission, assignments, potential, evaluating, future, total, force, methodology, supporting
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0833040197
ISBN-13: 9780833040190

Manpower end-strength reductions of active duty personnel in the U.S. Air Force are making it more difficult to support the air and space expeditionary force construct using current force employment practices. The Air National Guard (ANG), however, will not undergo significant manpower reductions but will be affected by plans that call for the retirement of a significant number of its aircraft, leaving it with a large number of highly trained, highly experienced personnel with no aircraft to operate and support. The authors develop a methodology to evaluate missions that could be transferred f
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Author: Selene Chou
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: update, arsenic, profile, toxicological
Number of Pages: 497
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437930689
ISBN-13: 9781437930689

Characterizes the toxicologic and adverse health effects for arsenic, which has been found in many sites targeted for long-term fed. cleanup activities. Contents: (1) The examination, summary, and interpretation of available toxicologic info. and epidemiologic evaluations on arsenic to ascertain the levels of significant human exposure for the substance and the associated chronic health effects; (2) A determination of whether adequate info. on the health effects of arsenic is available to determine levels of exposure that present a significant risk to human health of chronic health effects; an
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Author: Jessilyn B. Taylor
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: dioxide, chlorine, profile, toxicological
Number of Pages: 191
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437930794
ISBN-13: 9781437930795

Characterizes the toxicologic and adverse health effects (AHE) info. for chlorine dioxide (CD), a hazardous gas that is used as a bleach at paper pulp mills, and in public water-treatment facilities. This profile includes: (A) examżn. and interpretation of available toxicologic info. and epidemiologic evaluations on CD to ascertain the levels of significant human exposure and the assoc. chronic health effects; (B) A determination of whether adequate info. on the health effects of CD is avail. to determine levels of exposure that present a significant risk to human health of acute, subacute, a
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Author: Charles A. Jeszeck
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: defined, contribution, plans, congressional, testimony, benefit, private, conflicts, interest, affect, pensions
Number of Pages: 16
Published: 2009-06-01
ISBN-10: 1437914608
ISBN-13: 9781437914603

An analysis of available data on pension consultants and plans revealed a statistical association between inadequate disclosure and lower investment returns for ongoing plans, suggesting the possible adverse financial effect of such nondisclosure. The econometric analysis detected lower annual rates of return for those ongoing plans associated with consultants that had failed to disclose significant conflicts of interest. These lower rates ranged from a statistically significant 1.2-1.3 % points over the 2000-04 period. The avg. returns for ongoing plans that used consultants who failed to dis
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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: romania, reviews, policy, investment, oecd
Number of Pages: 92
Published: 2005-02-28
ISBN-10: 9264006869
ISBN-13: 9789264006867

In December 2004, Romania was invited to adhere to the OECD Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises, after a full examination of its foreign investment policies. This publication provides the results of the examination. It assesses the untapped growth potential of foreign investment, measures the significant progress made in the last few years by Romania to improve its business environment and identifies the most significant remaining policy challenges.
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