Daily Quiz (25)


True or false: According to the EPA, the national level of inhalable particles in the air, based upon monitoring at 121 sites, has decreased 26% between 1990 and 2018.


True or false: A manufacturer’s claims that a microbicidal coating kills 99.9% of certain infectious bacteria does not require verification testing by the EPA.


True or false: The EPA, after banning the sale of methylene chloride paint strippers to consumers, has established a training, certification and limited access program for contractors who wish to continue to use the stripper.


True or false: SHAPP is the abbreviation for the emission standard set by the EPA to cover exposure to hazardous air pollutants in steel fabrication and paint shops, among other facilities.


True or false: The EPA’s definition of a VOC is an “air pollutant known or suspected to cause cancer or other serious health effects, such as reproductive effects or birth defects, or adverse environmental effects.”


What is the abbreviation for the emission standard set by EPA to cover exposure to hazardous air pollutants in steel fabrication and paint shops, among other facilities?


Abrasive blast cleaning to remove lead-based paint is governed by what EPA regulation?


With respect to coatings, what are HAPS?


Why does the EPA make some solvents exempt from VOC calculations?


True or false: In the lexicon of the EPA, HAPs stands for hazardous air particulates.


True or false: The EPA has decided to abandon its development of a lead-safe Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule for public and commercial projects.


True or false: Ethanol is corrosive and highly water soluble, according to the EPA.


What U.S. President signed into law the Environmental Protection Act, establishing the EPA?


True or False: In the lexicon of the EPA, HAPS stands for hazardous abrasive particles.


True or false: The EPA has initiated action to reconsider expansion of its RRP Rule (Renovation, Repair and Painting) into commercial in addition to residential buildings, in order to limit the dangers of exposure to lead-based paint.


What is the main subject of the EPA’s RRP rule?


EPA estimates that coal- and oil-fired power plants produce what percent of acid gas emissions in the United States?


True or false: A federal appeals court recently ruled that EPA must reinstate the provision for families without young children or pregnant women to “opt out” of the requirement in the lead paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting rule.


What is the “opt-out” provision of the EPA’s Lead Paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule, now being debated in Congress?


The “opt-out” provision that the EPA removed from the lead-paint Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) rule allowed which of the following?


Which US President signed the Environmental Protection Act, establishing the now-controversial EPA?


True or false: The EPA's Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule now requires third-party clearance testing after painting or remodeling to assure dangerous levels of lead have been eliminated.


True or false: The EPA's Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Rule dealing with lead paint removal applies only to residential structures constructed before 1968.


Abrasive blast cleaning to remove lead-based paint is governed by what EPA regulation?


True or false: New rules recently issued by the EPA on lead paint removal involve residential and some institutional structures.


 
 
   

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