Chapter 2. Controlling 3000 Chemicals: One by One

The Toxic Chemical of the Month: Hexachlorobenzene 35

Containing One of the Most Toxic Pollutants: Dioxin 40

Setting National Standards for Toxic Air Pollutants 44

Regulating Categories of Chemicals 48

Waste Products Laden with Hazardous Chemicals 52

150 Chemicals Told the Story of Love Canal 55

Controlling the Most Toxic Chemicals with Concern

for Many More 61