Political will is key to pollution
- Man the lifeboats--there's a fat slick just ahead. Lafayette, Jon // Restaurant Business;7/1/93, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p33
Reports on used cooking oil ready for disposal being classified as hazardous waste. Reaction by the meat industry and cooking oil producers; Oil Pollution Act of 1990; Same category for cooking oil and petroleum; Cost to the food service industry.
- Trash story is garbage says Canadian recycler. // Asian Pacific Post;2/20/2014, p13
The article discusses the disappointment of Filipino environmental activists about the attempt to smuggle more than 50 container vans of toxic garbage from Canada to the Philippines in 2014.
- The application of the United States hazardous waste cleanup laws in the Canada-U.S. context. Hanson, John N.; Hagen, Paul E. // Canada-United States Law Journal;1992, Vol. 18, p137
Provides an overview of federal statutes, state laws and common law principles governing civil and criminal liability for hazardous waste cleanup in the United States. Potential liability of Canadian companies for the cleanup of hazardous waste sites in the US; Jurisdictional and procedural...
- Discussion after the speeches of John N. Hanson and Michael I. Jeffery. // Canada-United States Law Journal;1992, Vol. 18, p195
Clarifies issues concerning hazardous waste cleanup laws and transboundary pollution as discussed by John N. Hanson and Michael I. Jeffery. Problems of proof or causation in environmental cases; Concern for loss of jobs in Canada as related to environmental issues; Administrative penalty...
- Call up the reserves. Gilbert, Nick // FW;9/26/95, Vol. 164 Issue 20, p12
Explains that in the fall of 1995, the insurance industry's prime concern is an attempt to mitigate the 1980 Superfund legislation, considered a man-made disaster. How that law forced polluters that may have been in full compliance with the law at the time to pay to clean up Love Canal and...
- How Safe Is Your World? Lawren, Bill // National Wildlife (World Edition);Feb/Mar90, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p18
Reports on the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, which provides United States citizens access to information on the scope of the pollution on the national or state level and on how much toxic waste is being released by factories in towns and neighborhoods. Law's placement of...
- Managing the Product Life Cycle. Blumenfeld, Karen // Management Review;Mar91, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p30
Reports on the use of entire product life cycle in dealing with hazardous waste disposal in the United States. Enactment of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and Superfund; Expansion of the environmental regulatory framework.
- CAMPAIGNS. // Alternatives Journal (AJ) - Canada's Environmental Voice;Apr2006, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p6
The article offers news brief related to non-governmental organization and school in Canada. A coalition of outstanding Canadian environmentalist has constituted to contribute to the environmental causes of cancer. School Architecture students at the University of Waterloo aim for a straw bale...
- SWACHTA DOOT PROJECT: A SCIENTIFIC AND INNOVATIVE APPROACH FOR MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT. Agrawal, V. S.; Ganvir, M.; Wadhwa, R. // Waste: The Social Context (2005);2005, p1
In India the amount of waste generated per capita is estimated to increase at a rate of 1%-1.33% annually. It is estimated that the total waste quantity generated in by the year 2047 would be approximately about 260 million tonnes per year. The enormous increase in waste generation will have...