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Defense environmental restoration program to clean up former hazardous waste dump sites

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Environmental Restoration Panel.

Defense environmental restoration program to clean up former hazardous waste dump sites

hearing before the Environmental Restoration Panel of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first session, September 26, 1985.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Environmental Restoration Panel.

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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 .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous waste sites -- United States.,
  • Environmental policy -- United States.,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Facilities.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 79 p. ;
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17668936M

    Sites where non-hazardous waste has been released to the environment are considered to be illegal disposal sites. If you have a release at your facility, you must characterize the release, including the nature and extent of the release, the environmental media impacted (air, soil, water) and evaluate available ways to remediate the release. Once you've selected an appropriate . The State Sites Section is included in the Hazardous Waste Remediation Bureau. The State Sites program regulates all sites where a hazardous substance or waste has been released or has the potential to be released i.e. contaminated sites. The section oversees the long-term remediation and management of contaminated sites.

    Household hazardous waste or "HHW" consists of leftover household products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable or reactive ingredients. HHW includes, but is not limited to, brake fluid, paint, paint thinner, turpentine, cleaners with acid or lye, pesticides or herbicides, car batteries, pool chemicals, motor oil, oil filters, e-waste and u.   The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has a very strict set of training requirements for employees and management whom work in the field of hazardous waste cleanup. While following proper protocol in the event of a hazardous chemical spill is always important, it’s particularly important for companies who specialize in this type of operation.

    Washington, changing the way hazardous waste sites in this state are cleaned up. Passed by voters as Initiat this law is known as the Model Toxics Control Act, chapter D RCW. This fact sheet provides a brief overview of the process for the cleanup of contami-nated sites under the rules Ecology adopted to implement that Act (chapter File Size: 61KB. Site Facts: The Nebraska Army Ordnance Plant site is participating in the Defense Environmental Restoration Program, a specially funded program established by the Department of Defense (DOD) in to identify, investigate, and control the migration of hazardous contaminants at military and other DOD facilities.


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