EPA plans hazwastes permit standard

Shanoff, Barry
January 1998
World Wastes;Jan1998, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p140
Trade Publication
Looks into the result of a four-year effort of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reform hazardous waste recycling rules. Facilitation of the process for permitting storage of on-site hazardous waste; Revision of the definition of solid waste; Opposition of state environmental officials and several environmental organizations of the option in which EPA will abandon control of materials.


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