Waste management guide : laws, issues & solutions /

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Author / Creator:Jessup, Deborah Hitchcock
Edition:1991 ed.
Imprint:Washington, D.C. : Bureau of National Affairs, c1992.
Description:xvi, 445 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Refuse and refuse disposal -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Refuse and refuse disposal -- Law and legislation.
United States.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1291855
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ISBN:0871797135
Notes:Includes directories.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 441-445) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Federal Laws: An Overview. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). CERCLA (The Superfund Law). Medical Waste Management. The Pollution Prevention Act of 1990. PCB Regulation under TOSCA. Ocean Dumping Laws
  • 2. Rules for Hazardous Waste Management. Hazardous Waste Classification. Generators and Their Obligations. Standards for Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities
  • 3. Nonhazardous Solid Waste: Guidelines and Rules. Federal Legislative Activity. Guidelines for State Solid Waste Management Plans. A Strategic Approach to Solid Waste Management. Solid Waste Facility Criteria. Council of State Governments Model Laws. Agenda For Action. Costs of Solid Waste Management. Risk Assessment
  • 4. State Waste Management Programs. Solid Waste Management. Trends in State Hazardous Waste Planning. State Technical Assistance Initiatives. Pollution Prevention Laws
  • 5. Air Emissions from Waste Facilities. Clean Air Act Rules. RCRA Rules Governing Air Pollution
  • 6. Pollution Prevention. Pollution Prevention Vis-A-Vis Waste Minimization. Institutional Aspects of Pollution Prevention. EPA's Initiatives. EPA's Pollution Prevention Strategy. EPA's Pollution Prevention Research Program. Pollution Prevention Act Analysis. State Activities. Industrial Activities. A How-To Guide To Waste Reduction From Dow Chemical U.S.A. Regional And Private Pollution Prevention Assistance Sources
  • 7. RCRA Hazardous Waste Minimization. EPA's Activities: An Overview. Conducting a Waste Minimization Audit. Model State Law
  • 8. Industrial Waste Recycling. Waste Classification Rules for Recycling. Regulations For Recycling Activities. Waste Exchanges
  • 9. Municipal Solid Waste Recycling. Source Reduction. The Recycling Advisory Council. Markets for Recycled Materials. Municipal Recycled Products and Markets. Other Recycling Activities and Issues. Community Recycling Programs
  • 10. Hazardous Waste Pretreatment Requirements. Implementation of the Land Disposal Ban. Treatment Standards. Standards for Pretreatment Facilities. Pretreatment Methods. Pretreatment or Recycling
  • 11. Disposal Facilities: Technical Standards, Issues, and Guidelines. Solid Waste Combustors. Hazardous Waste Incinerators. Industrial Boilers and Furnaces. Solid Waste Landfills. Hazardous Waste Landfills. Underground Injection Wells
  • 12. Siting Waste Facilities: An Endless Pursuit. Citizen Activist Organizations. How Citizens View Risk. Rules of Risk Communication. Site Considerations. Site Studies. Public/Private Partnerships. Siting on an Indian Reservation. Reducing Liability Exposure
  • 13. Hazardous Waste Facility Siting Case Studies. The Colorado Saga. Arizona's Stalled Hazardous Waste Facility. The Case of North Carolina.