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Potential hazardous waste volume and capacity problems

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Subcommittee.

Potential hazardous waste volume and capacity problems

hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, September 24, 1986.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Subcommittee.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, [D.C.] .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Hazardous wastes -- United States.,
    • Hazardous waste sites -- United States.,
    • Environmental protection -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .G655 1986g
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 147 p. :
      Number of Pages147
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2493953M
      LC Control Number87600937

      Animal waste is currently not classified as hazardous waste by the U.S. EPA. If animal waste were classified as hazardous waste, it would be prohibited from land disposal based solely on its concentrations of leachable arsenic (Rutherford et al. ; U.S. EPA ). Given the problems associated with the hazardous constituents of poultry.


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