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Injuries and damages from hazardous wastes

Injuries and damages from hazardous wastes

analysis and improvement of legal remedies : a report to Congress in compliance with section 301(e) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (P.L. 96-510)

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous substances -- United States -- Safety measures,
  • Waste disposal sites -- Environmental aspects -- United States,
  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- United States -- Safety measures

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the "Superfund Section 301(e) Study Group"
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works, Superfund Section 301(e) Study Group (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14221966M

    Hazardous waste in the environment is one of the most difficult challenges facing our society. The purpose of this book is to provide a background of the many aspects of hazardous waste, from its sources to its consequences, focusing on the risks posed to human health and the environment. () [email protected] Safety Compliance Management Crow Canyon Place, Suite San Ramon, CA   Many spills occur during the transportation of hazardous materials. For example, in , spills f highway and railroad accidents resulted in 11 deaths, injuries, and damages exceeding more than $73 million.


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