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Published by Defense Research Institute in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English


  • Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- United States.,
  • Hazardous wastes -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Liability (Law) -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statement[edited by Marylou Calzaretta and Donald J. Hirsch]
ContributionsCalzaretta, Marylou., Hirsch, Donald J., Defense Research Institute.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 42 p. ;
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14523810M

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The book offers universal coverage of the technologies used for the management and disposal of waste products, such as plastic waste, bio-medical wastes, hazardous wastes, and e-wastes. Key Features Covers both traditional and new technologies for Identifying and categorizing the source and nature of the waste. Under the RCRA liability coverage regulations (found at 40 CFR part or , subpart H), all owners and operators of hazardous waste TSDFs are required to maintain accident liability insurance during the active life of their hazardous waste management units or facilities. One provision in RCRA is cradle to grave liability, which means that if your facility generates hazardous waste, you are responsible for it from the time it is generated through the time of its ultimate disposal — including what happens to it 20 or even years from now. Superfund liability is triggered if: Hazardous wastes are present at a facility, There is a release (or a possibility of a release) of these hazardous substances, Response costs .

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Hazardous waste are products that could pollute the environment if not properly disposed of. It's illegal to release hazardous waste into the environment. Dispose of household hazardous waste. Separate, label and seal household hazardous waste. Bring it to a local solid waste facility or transfer station. Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) includes items such as batteries, paint, household cleaners, and propane tanks. These materials need separate disposal to prevent harm to you and the environment. You can properly dispose of all HHW for free by making a drop-off appointment or visiting a . illegal disposal/ spillage of hazardous waste or fire from improper handling/disposal of hazardous waste) is the foremost requirement besides taking immediate measures for control/containment of impacts upon such incidences. Liability to occupier or importer or . Hazardous waste site cleanup operations [paragraphs (b)-(o)] (e.g., SUPERFUND cleanup), Operations involving hazardous waste that are conducted at treatment, storage, and disposal (TSD) facilities [paragraph (p)] (e.g., landfill that accepts hazardous waste), and 5 1 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, TRI Public Data Release.