TITLE

THE CONSEQUENTIAL COST OF CARELESSNESS

AUTHOR(S)
CARTER, GLEN
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Pollution Engineering;Jun2011, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the issues concerning environmental crimes in the U.S. and the efforts of the federal government to clean up. It states that the intermediate bulk container (IBC) was used to store a free liquid that is regarded to be dangerous must be inspected for its integrity. Moreover, it notes that every containment area shall keep the entire capacity of the largest container and have enough freeboard to handle precipitation.
ACCESSION #
64288163

 

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