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Hazardous waste contamination of water resources

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight.

Hazardous waste contamination of water resources

(Superfund clean-up policy and the Seymour recycling case) : hearings before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, first session, October 18, December 14, 15, 1983.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indiana,
  • Seymour.
    • Subjects:
    • Seymour Recycling Corporation.,
    • Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- Indiana -- Seymour.,
    • Hazardous waste sites -- Environmental aspects -- Indiana -- Seymour.,
    • Water -- Pollution -- Indiana -- Seymour.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .P89632 1983f
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 495 p. :
      Number of Pages495
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2664299M
      LC Control Number85601745

      , provide for sealing, excavation, or remediation of toxic and hazardous waste dumps Clean Water Act ; amending Water Pollution Control Act, sets as a national goal the attainment of "fishable and swimmable" quality for all surface waters in the US. Hazardous waste sites can lead to groundwater contamination if there are barrels or other containers laying around that are full of hazardous materials. If there is a leak, these contaminants can eventually make their way down through the soil and into the groundwater.

      with water and then washed into the soil, increas-ing the possibility of ground water contamination. Landfills Solid waste is disposed of in thousands of munici-pal and industrial landfills throughout the coun-try. Chemicals that should be disposed of in haz-ardous waste landfills sometimes end up in munic-ipal landfills. Find water and wastewater books and publications, Water & Wastewater Books. Premium. Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agent Decontamination. The opportunity to use the tangible resources of our planet – water, air, subterranean depths – .

      This chapter focuses on management of hazardous waste and pollution control. Improper hazardous waste management is the most serious environmental problem today. In the United States, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), enacted in , established a comprehensive, national regulatory policy for managing hazardous wastes from cradle.   Hazardous waste has many sources, and a long history of dangerous pollution. Here's what you need to know. Hazardous, or toxic, waste is the .


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