Links
BurnBarrel.org smoking burn barrel link to homepage

Great Lakes Binational Toxics Stategy: Burn Barrel Subgroup of Dioxin Workgroup a convenient site for downloading many relevant science and policy documents

EPA Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) chemicals initiative for dioxin

 

EPA Binational Toxics Strategy dioxin

 

Stop Dioxin Campaign coalition of citizen groups has extensive information on dioxin.

 

Greenpeace has many reports and links relating to dioxin and burning wastes. Use their search function to navigate their huge website.

 

PVC The Poison Plastic recent report on how the many stages of PVC (polyvinyl chloride or "vinyl" plastic) production, use, and disposal are major sources of dioxin pollution.

 

EPA "Pay As You Throw" (PAYT) program solid waste management assistance; includes advice on how to limit burn barrels after instituting a PAYT program

 

Cancer Action NY includes information on health risks of open burning.

 

Ban the Burn Barrels discussion of emissions in comparison to "real world" incinerators.

 

Gardenersview.com website with special emphasis on pollution from open burning of construction waste and land clearing debris.

 
BurnBarrel.org is a project of the American Environmental Health Studies Project