TITLE

The burning issue of Australia's toxic waste

AUTHOR(S)
Beder, Sharon
PUB. DATE
June 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;6/8/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1772, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues that, despite environmental protests which have prevented the construction of a high-temperature incinerator in Australia, government authorities are still intent on building one. Australia's stockpile of discarded organochlorides such as PCBs, hexachlorobenzene, dioxins and pesticides; How other countries destroy such hazardous wastes; Decrease in research funds to study alternatives to an incinerator; CSIRO. INSET: The high temperature route to disposing hazardous wastes..
ACCESSION #
9107152430

 

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