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Document ID (ISN)60771
CIS number 93-1641
ISBN(s) 92-890-1309-5
Year 1993
Convention or series no. WHO Regional Publications - European Series 46
Author(s) Sloan W.M.
Title Site selection for new hazardous waste management facilities
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1993. xiv, 118p. 53 ref. Price: CHF 21.00, USD 18.90 (developing countries CHF 14.70).
Abstract This guide outlines essential planning considerations and model siting processes for hazardous waste facilities of all types. It deals extensively with the role of social acceptability in siting processes and lays out policy and technical options that may be chosen, adapted or used to refine existing processes. Contents: purpose and general approach; the need for hazardous waste facilities and preferred management measures (including sources and estimates of waste arisings); overview of siting processes (responsibilities for facility development, criteria used in site selection, presenting, describing and evaluating a project); health and environment risk assessment; social and economic assessment.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; Europe; social aspects; choice of location; WHO
Descriptors (secondary) Ontario; industrial waste; neighbourhood populations; economic aspects; hazard evaluation; environment
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceWHO
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal