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href="http://www.trainex.org/web_courses/tritium/index.htm">http://www.trainex.org/web_courses/tritium/index.htm</a><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Here is good information you can use.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Arnaldo Mercado<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>Program Development Supervisor<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'>OCEPD Compliance &amp; Waste Management<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><b><font size=2
face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma;font-weight:bold'>From:</span></font></b><font
size=2 face=Tahoma><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma'> sqg-program-bounces@lists.dep.state.fl.us
[mailto:sqg-program-bounces@lists.dep.state.fl.us] <b><span style='font-weight:
bold'>On Behalf Of </span></b>Perrigan, Glen<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Sent:</span></b> Thursday, April 15, 2010
2:58 PM<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>To:</span></b>
Sqg-program@lists.dep.state.fl.us<br>
<b><span style='font-weight:bold'>Subject:</span></b> [Sqg-program] FW: tritium
exit signs</span></font><o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=black face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black'>Hello all:<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 color=black face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;color:black'>I recently forwarded through this
listserve a notice</span></font> of comments filed with the United States
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) by the National Solid Wastes Management
Association (NSWMA) stating that &#8220;tritium exit signs should not be placed
in municipal landfills &#8230; as tritium increases a person&#8217;s risk of
developing cancer.&#8221;<o:p></o:p></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'>This notice has generated some discussion here in <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place
 w:st="on">Tallahassee</st1:place></st1:City> as to just how much of a problem
this may or may not be and, if so, whether the Department should look towards
developing a management strategy for this waste. I&#8217;d like to have answers
to a few questions as I work through what research and policies I can find
relevant to this topic.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'>I&#8217;m asking that HHW/SQG persons to help with the following
questions:<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-weight:bold'>1. Does your agency/facility/program
prohibit the landfill disposal of tritium exit signs?<o:p></o:p></span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-weight:bold'>2. Has your facility/program ever
faced a situation wherein they have had to manage waste tritium exit signs?
&nbsp;If so, how was this handled?<o:p></o:p></span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-weight:bold'>3. Do you have any pictures of the
inner workings of a tritium exit sign?<o:p></o:p></span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-weight:bold'>4. Has your agency/staff done any
sort of waste analysis on waste tritium exit signs?<o:p></o:p></span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-weight:bold'>5. Have you, or are you aware of, any
credible, reputable scientific and/or policy reports on this topic?<o:p></o:p></span></font></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'>Any assistance you might provide would be greatly appreciated.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'>Thanks for your attention to this issue. <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
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color="#002060" face="Brush Script Std"><span style='font-size:11.0pt;
font-family:"Brush Script Std";color:#002060'>Richard C. (Rick) Neves</span></font><font
size=2 color="#002060" face=Calibri><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:
Calibri;color:#002060'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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color="#002060" face=Calibri><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:#002060'>Household Hazardous Waste Coordinator<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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color="#002060" face=Calibri><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:#002060'>Florida Department of Environmental Protection<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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color="#002060" face=Calibri><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:#002060'>Waste Reduction Section / MS 4555<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><st1:Street w:st="on"><st1:address
 w:st="on"><font size=2 color="#002060" face=Calibri><span style='font-size:
  10.0pt;font-family:Calibri;color:#002060'>2600 Blair Stone Road</span></font></st1:address></st1:Street><font
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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt'><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City
 w:st="on"><font size=2 color="#002060" face=Calibri><span style='font-size:
  10.0pt;font-family:Calibri;color:#002060'>Tallahassee</span></font></st1:City><font
 size=2 color="#002060" face=Calibri><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:
 Calibri;color:#002060'>, <st1:State w:st="on">Florida</st1:State> <st1:PostalCode
 w:st="on">32399-2400</st1:PostalCode></span></font></st1:place><font size=2
color="#002060" face=Calibri><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:#002060'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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color="#002060" face=Calibri><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:#002060'>(850) 245-8753<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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color="#002060" face=Calibri><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:#002060'>Fax 850-245-8811<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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color:#002060'>&nbsp; </span></font><font size=2 color="#c00000" face=Calibri><span
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href="mailto:Richard.neves@dep.state.fl.us"><font color="#c00000"><span
style='color:#C00000'>Richard.neves@dep.state.fl.us</span></font></a><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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color="#002060" face=Calibri><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:#002060'>&nbsp; </span></font><font size=2 color="#c00000" face=Calibri><span
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href="www.dep.state.fl.us/waste/categories/hazardous/pages/household.htm"><font
color="#c00000"><span style='color:#C00000'>www.dep.state.fl.us/waste/categories/hazardous/pages/household.htm</span></font></a><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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size=2 face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial'>The
Department of Environmental Protection values your feedback as a customer. DEP
Secretary Michael W. Sole is committed to continuously assessing and improving
the level and quality of services provided to you. Please take a few minutes to
comment on the quality of service you received. Simply click on <a
href="http://survey.dep.state.fl.us/?refemail=Glen.Perrigan@dep.state.fl.us"
target="_blank">this link to the DEP Customer Survey</a>. Thank you in advance
for completing the survey.</span></font></i></em><font size=1 face="Courier New"><span
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<table><tr><td bgcolor=#ffffff><font color=#000000><pre>_____________________________________________________________________
PLEASE NOTE: Florida has a very broad public records law (F. S. 119).
All e-mails to and from County Officials are kept as a public record.
Your e-mail communications, including your e-mail address may be
disclosed to the public and media at any time.</pre></font></td></tr></table>