TITLE

Landfill Equipment and Operating Procedures

AUTHOR(S)
Walsh, Patrick; O'Leary, Philip
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Waste Age;Sep2002, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information about municipal solid waste landfills in the U.S. Requirement for the landfills to have a program to detect and exclude hazardous waste and polychlorinated byphenyls; Identification of unacceptable wastes in conducting a visual inspection; Control of public access to landfills by artificial or natural barriers. INSET: Site Preparation and Construction Steps.
ACCESSION #
7543378

 

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