Louisiana Toxic Substance Incidents Program

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• Louisiana Toxic Substance Incidents Program
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The National Toxic Substance Incidents Program (NTSIP) is designed to protect people from harm caused by spills and leaks of toxic substances. NTSIP collects information about harmful spills and maintains it in a centralized database. The program is modeled partially after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) / Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry's (ATSDR) Hazardous Substance Emergency Events Surveillance Program (1990-2009) and has 3 major componets:

There are currently 7 states funded by CDC / ATSDR to share data with NTSIP Louisiana, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, and Wisconsin.

LaTSIP, the Louisiana Toxic Substance Incidents Program replaced the Louisiana Hazardous Substance Emergency Events Surveillance Program beginning January 1, 2010. LaTSIP has 2 major components; however they are the following: