Benefitting from toxic substance and hazardous waste reduction
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Published by Oregon Dept. of Environmental Quality in Portland, Or .
Written in English


  • Hazardous wastes -- Oregon -- Management.,
  • Hazardous wastes -- Law and legislation -- Oregon.

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ContributionsOregon. Dept. of Environmental Quality.
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
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Open LibraryOL14531693M

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Publisher Summary. Behind the federal government, the chemical industry is the largest producer of hazardous waste in the United States. The chemicals and hazardous waste producing processes generated by the chemical industry comprise the K-listed hazardous wastes found in the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. This casebook provides a thorough and current introduction to the content and concepts behind toxic substances and hazardous waste law, focusing on major statutes and including key scientific, policy, and economic context. Detailed consideration of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act; the Toxic Substances Control Act (as recently amended); the Resource Conservation and Author: John S. Applegate, Jan G Laitos, Jeffrey M Gaba, Noah M. Sachs. The first of its kind, this new book takes a unique look at hazardous wastes. Designed in a compact form, it is an easy-to-understand book on the chemistry and toxicology of hazardous substances and wastes. It begins with a basic coverage of chemistry and biochemistry, environmental chemical process. term applies only to releases of hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants. The Tennessee Hazardous Waste Reduction Act of does not apply to the reduction of hazardous air emissions or wastewater discharges. Methods for achieving waste reduction divide conveniently into two basic types: source reduc-tion and recycling.

Hazardous wastes are those that may contain toxic substances generated from industrial, hospital, some types of household wastes. These wastes could be corrosive, inflammable, explosive, or react when exposed to other materials. Some hazardous wastes are highly toxic to environment including humans, animals, Author: Hosam El-Din M. Saleh. Annually diverting at least 50% non-hazardous construction and demolition material and debris. Reducing or minimizing the quantity of toxic and hazardous chemicals and materials acquired, used, or disposed of. To demonstrate progress in pollution prevention, waste reduction. Harmful Substances and Hazardous Waste. toxic and hazardous substances at increasing. The core of the book is a detailed narrative of the discovery of ammonia synthesis by Fritz Haber. sulting in hazardous waste reduction may not be applicable industrywide. Also, propri-etary concerns inhibit information transfer. Product substitutes generally have been de-veloped to improve performance. Hazardous waste reduction has been a side-benefit, not a primary objective. In the long term, end-product substitution could reduce or elimi-.

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