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Document ID (ISN)48712
CIS number 87-1347
ISSN - Serial title 0304-3894 - Journal of Hazardous Materials
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Colen M.S.
Title Regulation of hazardous waste transportation: Federal, State, Local, or all of the above
Bibliographic information May 1987, Vol.15, No.1-2, p.7-56.
Abstract Administrative rulings (inconsistency rulings) and judicial determinations of preemption of state and local government regulations concerning the transportation of hazardous materials by US federal regulations were analysed. Transportation of both radioactive substances and other hazardous materials are considered. The methodology utilised was analysis on an issue-by-issue basis. Background on federal regulations and the criteria used for preemption decisions are presented. Considerations relevant to federal entities, including the DoE, DoD, state and local governmental entities, and transporters of hazardous materials are discussed. It is concluded that the Congress has failed to make a sufficient effort to resolve interjurisdictional differences.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; transport of materials; USA; dangerous substances
Descriptors (secondary) legislation; responsibilities; comment on law
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal
Transport of materials