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Document ID (ISN)67061
CIS number 96-1421
ISBN(s) 0-442-01931-9
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wagner T.P.
Title The complete guide to the hazardous waste regulations
Bibliographic information Van Nostrand Reinhold, 115 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003, USA, 2nd ed., 1994. xix, 488p. Illus. Index. Price: GBP 37.50.
Abstract This guide describes requirements for the regulation of hazardous wastes in the USA under three Acts: the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (hazardous waste identification, generators of hazardous waste, shipping and transportation, general and technical standards for waste management facilities, permits and interim status, land disposal restrictions, corrective action, enforcement and state authorization); the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (Superfund) (reporting requirements, response actions, remedial response, worker safety and health programme); the Toxic Substances Control Act (use, storage and disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), PCB spill cleanup requirements; see CIS 89-23).
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; legislation; pollution control; USA
Descriptors (secondary) notification of dangerous substances; plant safety and health organization; toxic substances; transport of materials; industrial waste; manuals; list of chemical substances; recycling of materials; containment of spills; hazard identification; inspection; enforcement; glossary; check lists; polychlorinated biphenyls
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal
Pollution control