Hazardous Waste Confronting the Challenge

by Christopher Harris, etc., William L. Want, Morris A. Ward

Hazardous Waste Confronting the Challenge Synopsis

This is an analysis of the 1984 Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments, the successor to the 1976 Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and, perhaps, the most important environmental law of the past decade and a half. This highly readable, policy-oriented manual interprets and explains the Amendments, as well as their intended and unintended side effects. It shows how the new legislation broadened the size of the regulated community, explains the new responsibilities for polluters not previously covered by the law, and outlines the new, more stringent requirements concerning every aspect of hazardous and solid waste management.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780899302232
Publication date: 20th July 1987
Author: Christopher Harris, etc., William L. Want, Morris A. Ward
Publisher: Praeger Publishers Inc an imprint of ABC-CLIO
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 273 pages
Categories: Medical toxicology,

About Christopher Harris, etc., William L. Want, Morris A. Ward

CHRISTOPHER HARRIS practices environmental law with the firm of Schmeltzer, Aptaker & Sheppard in Washington, D.C. WILLIAM L. WANT practices environmental law in Charleston, South Carolina with the firm of Buist, Moore, Smythe & McGee. MORRIS A. WARD is Director of Environmental and Occupational Health for the American Electronics Association.

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