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The politics of hazardous waste

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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Hazardous wastes -- Government policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 142-150) and index.

      StatementCharles E. Davis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD1040 .D38 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 156 p. :
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1725953M
      ISBN 100136832024
      LC Control Number92029995


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Let's get back to my interview with Kate O'Neill, author of the new book "Waste" about the global politics of waste and recycling. She's a professor. Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, Second Edition addresses the three main categories of wastes (hazardous, municipal, and 'special' wastes) covered under federal regulation outlined in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), an established framework for managing the generation, transportation, treatment.

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The statistics on hazardous chemical waste are staggering. Over 85 billion pounds of waste are generated in the United States every year. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that at least 90% of these toxic substances are disposed of improperly and unsafely. There are more t dump sites for hazardous wastes in the country, involving every state in the union, and only a few.

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Chapter 3- Love Canal: Hazardous Waste and the Politics of Fear Judith Layzer first received a bachelor’s degree in economics at the University of Michigan in and a Ph.D. in in Political Science from MIT.

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