A "N" in a Million Cancer Risk is a risk level of "N" in a million implies a likelihood that up to "N" people, out of one million equally exposed people would contract cancer if exposed continuously (24 hours per day) to the specific concentration over 70 years (an assumed lifetime).
A National Academy of Sciences (NAS)
is the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council (NRC) performs level 2 peer review
to determine if EMAP projects have overall scientific merit and integrate both internally and with other government-sponsored monitoring
- National Air Toxics Assessment (NATA)
: A National Air Toxics Assessment (NATA)
's ongoing comprehensive evaluation of Air Toxics
in the U.S. These activities include expansion of Air Toxics monitoring
, improving and
National Primary Drinking Water Regulations
are Legally enforceable standards that apply to public water systems.
A National Priorities List (NPL) is EPA"s list of the most serious uncontrolled or abandoned Hazardous Waste sites, identified as candidates for Long-Term Action using money from the
National Recreation Areas
are areas of federal land
that have been set aside by Congress for recreational use by members of
A National Toxics Inventory
's compilation of quantitative information concerning the mass of Air Toxics
emitted into the atmosphere
(through smokestacks, tailpipes, vents, etc.